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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Internship Experience: Cycling Ireland

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.

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Are Unpaid Internships Worth It?

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.

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