Create Your Own Internship

Still looking for that perfect summer internship but not really finding the “ right” internship in those guides and on-line postings? Maybe it’s time to look at this a little differently! You don’t need to find and internship that already exists— you can create one! As you may know, as many as 80% of all […]

World of Work: Allie Tompkins '10, National Prison Project Intern for the ACLU Foundation

Allie Tompkins ’10 National Prison Project Intern for the ACLU Foundation Washington, DC Major: Political Science/Global Studies How would you describe what you do on a typical day? As an intern, I come into the office 5 days a week for a half day. I answer letters from inmates writing the prison project for assistance, […]

Service Learning Internships: Great Experience–and Credit!

Considering a summer or fall internship in the non-profit sector, but thinking you need to take a class instead because you need the credits? No need to choose! You can get the rich professional experience provided by an internship and earn between 1-12 credits through EDSS 239, the Service Learning Internship class. What is the […]

Showcasing Campus Activities on Your Resume: An Interactive Post!

We get lots of questions about how, and whether, to list campus activities and leadership on resumes. The answer is almost always, “it depends.” We’ve put together this brief online presentation to go through examples of some of the most common types of involvements we see. The presentation below is called a Prezi; to navigate […]

World of Work: Colleen Ring '99, Senior Account Executive with Nike

Colleen Ring ‘99 Senior account executive, Nike New York, New York Major: Canadian Studies/Art History How would you describe what you do on a typical day to someone who is unfamiliar with your field? Account executives at Nike are responsible for optimizing Nike product sales with a specific account base.  Since I work directly with […]

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