Internship Experience: Graphic Design at NPR

Northeastern’s Geneva Cegelis, an NPR listener as a kid, now works there as an intern with the graphic design department and NPR’s internal newsmagazine “Intern Edition.” Cegelis beat out hundreds of applicants to earn her internship at NPR, which runs from September through the end of the December.

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Internship Experience: Arend Arts Center

You can’t go home again, someone said, but at least it turns out you can intern there. When Alisha Nystrom, a University of the Ozarks theatre major from Bentonville, wanted to do a summer internship at the end of her freshman year, she did not follow the usual route.

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Remember to Say Thank-You

As your internship comes to a close, be sure to say thanks to the people who mentored you and gave you the opportunity. The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater offers some tips on how to show your thanks as you exit your internship.

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Internship Experience: GSA’s Inspector General’s Office

Arcadia’s Ashley Gast spent the summer and fall investigating white collar crime, attending hearings, learning the ins-and-outs of the government and on one occasion swapping stories with a special agent at the firing range. That’s because before classes let out in May, she landed an internship with the U.S. General Services Administration, Office of the Inspector General in Philadelphia.

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Internship Experience: United Nations Information Center

Here’s a career few people even know exists: biosecurity. But it’s the career goal that Oregon’s Teresa Chan is pursuing after interning at the UN, where her duties included analysis and report writing for think tanks and the opportunity to personally meet with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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