Internships in the Post-ADA Generation

Gallaudet University’s Career Center recently hosted the event, “Finding Your Perfect Experience to Jump-Start Your Career”. The goal of the information session was to highlight meaningful internship experiences as crucial stepping stones to future employment for students with disabilities. [box type=”info”]>> Continue[/box]

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Start by landing an internship

Florida Tech blogger Ashley Kalita reports that her school was recently ranked as one of the top 10 universities producing the most interns. What’s their secret? For one thing, Ashley recommends to list out some internship goals, define your current situation and then set aside some time for research.

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10,000 Internships and Counting

We recently passed the 10,000 mark in our global directory of service internships. Our researchers continue to identify and select internship opportunities both in the US and around the world that provide a unique combination of career or major-related experience with the chance to make the world a better place. If you are looking for

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Internship Experience: NCIS

The University of Puget Sound’s Alana Hentges recently interviewed student Alex Shannon to learn more about his internship with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). Is working for NCIS anything like the TV show? Read Alana’s interview to find out!

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Internship Experience: Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art‘s blog Uncrated recently interviewed development department intern Amandine Marchal about her internship experience at the DMA. What is an average day like for Amandine and what does she like best about her internship? Read the interview to find out!

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Internship Experience: Smithsonian Libraries

San Jose State University’s Cynthia Orozco recently completed a remote internship with the Smithsonian Libraries. Cynthia analyzed the libraries’ Spanish language holdings and created a prioritized list of Spanish language titles for potential digitization as part of the Latino ePublications and Digitization project. Read the interview to find out more about Cynthia’s internship experience.

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How to turn an internship into a full-time job

Sacred Heart’sCareer Development office shares some sage advice on how to come away from an internship with a full-time job offer. One tip to remember from the hiring manager’s point of view – “How you do anything is how you do everything”.

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Internship Experience: Why Money Isn’t Everything

Pepperdine’s Jesse Elrod recently took the time to blog about his experience as a summer intern in Ecuador. During my (internship) search I began to realize that that my performance is highest when I enjoy my work. Since I am most interested in non-governmental and public sector organizations, it only made sense that I would look for an internship in one of these sectors. I am especially interested in a career in international development and public health.

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Internship Experience: From Internship to Fellowship

When Johns Hopkins’ Laura Maria Somenzi’s exhibition opens next week (read “Transforming Perceptions: The art of Zelda Fitzgerald at Evergreen”) it will also put on display the Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Reserved for the most promising young scholars in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the fellowship provides research funding as well as the opportunity to work closely with top faculty and played a significant role in Laura’s exhibition.

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Internship Experience: Greentrepreneurs

Pepperdine’s Alex Brug recently blogged about his internship with Green Business BASE Camp. Before starting my internship this past Spring trimester, I had a couple different industries that I was pursuing, one of them being the green or sustainability industry. One reason for this interest was the growing rate of investment in the sustainability area. Even with the downturn in the economy, investors and companies continue to see the value in green technologies and sustainability programs.

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