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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Internship Experience: Scottish Parliament

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.

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