Internship Experience: Beekeeping in Washington

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.

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Internship Experience: Marketing in Ghana

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.

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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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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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Internship Experience: The White House

SMU’s Afsana blogs about her White House internship where she worked for three months in the Management and Administration Office. Afsana’s main job was to update security access lists, file documents and schedule White House tours. She also volunteered at White House events.

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