Considering one of the 2,500 internships available with members of the US Senate? Then check out the interview with Colorado College’s Benjamen Taber. The senior physics major doesn’t plan a career in politics but strongly believes scientists and engineers need to be aware of political realities.
The University of San Francisco’s Communication Studies student Lisa Colasanti completed an internship in Dublin, Ireland this past summer. Read Lisa’s interview to learn how she found her internship and about her experience living and working for a service organization in Ireland.
Do theories and methods that you learn in class play out in a large and well established institution? Yes, says Simmons College graduate student Amber LaFountain. Amber’s internship at the Center for the History of Medicine has enabled her to gain valuable experience in her field and add a solid accomplishment to her resume.
American University’s Amanda Osborn asks the question – unpaid internships: are they worth it? Having had internships at Voice of America and Amnesty International, Amanda speaks from experience. Check out her point of view in her blog post at the American University website.
A European Governance internship through the Kennedy Center brought BYU’s Alisse Frandsen and Heather Scott to Scotland to intern with the Scottish Parliament. Read all about their experience living in Scotland while working for a member of Parliament on an election and in the press and research office.
Ever wondered what it is like to put on a bee suit, crack open hives and get hands on experience at a working apiary? Then check out the story by the University of Washington’s Jamie Bass who relates the highlights from a summer as a beekeeping intern.
Inspired by her internship for the communications team at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, St. Olaf College’s Heidi Bohnenkamp recently established a small, freelance photography business that caters to the arts.
Abilene Christian University’s Kenli Viertel reports on her experience traveling to Africa alone and taking on the challenge of helping to launch a start-up university in Ghana. Kenli worked directly for the new university’s president on several marketing projects.