Wake Forest’s Paul Derohannesian had the unique opportunity to intern with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands. His assignment — join the defense team for Mico Stanisic, a Serbian on trial for war crimes.
As an intern with the Organization of American States, UC Riverside’s Diego Preciado has traveled to Colombia, Nicaragua and Guyana to witness and support democracy in action as an election observer.
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.