Internship Experience: Special Collections and University Archives

Pepperdine’s Alexandra Mogan was responsible for organizing, describing, and creating a finding aid for the Charles Marowitz collection of the Malibu Stage Company. Marowitz, a well-known writer, director, and entrepreneur, is also the co-founder of the Malibu Stage Company. The collection Mogan processed includes Marowitz’s files from the period he served as Artistic Director of the company from 1990 to 2002.

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Internship Experience: Securities Compliance Examiner with the SEC

Prior to his internship with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Seton Hall’s Anton Heldmann did not realize the great lengths government takes to ensure that firms are complying with federal securities laws, nor the resources that were available. He learned a great deal about the financial industry, as well as the role of the agency in ensuring its stability.

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Internship Experience: Public Relations for Castellani Art Museum

Helping Niagara University students earn some extra pocket change wasn’t Laura Brownlie’s top priority when she conceived the first-ever Student Culture Expo nor, she admits, was providing her peers with a creative outlet. As the CAM’s public relations and involvement intern, Brownlie’s primary motive for creating the event was simply to get students into the museum.

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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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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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