Written by Christina B, English '18 Planning for life after college is extremely unnerving. We prepare ourselves for the job search, hoping that our education taught us the skills to succeed. In the backs of our minds, we know that hands on experience is vital; sitting in a classroom can only teach us the concepts and we must apply them to action ourselves. Internships have … [Read more...] about Meet UP Business Interns!
Written by Christina Beningfield, English, Class of 2018 Ask any UP junior about their summer plans and the majority will mention an internship; searching for them, meeting with employers, scheduling appointments at the Career Center to wrap their minds around the idea of internships. Everyone wants one, but why? It seems like internships are a new concept; most of our … [Read more...] about Internships: Why all the Hype?
Written by: Audrey Fancher, Career Center Program Assistant Making the leap from in-class learning to real-world application can feel like a big, overwhelming step. If you haven't had "real world experience" as a [fill-in-the-blank occupation], how do you know if said career option might be a good fit for you?? Internships are one way to explore potential careers. You apply … [Read more...] about Career Hack: Informational Interviews
By: Audrey Fancher, Career Center Program Assistant Updated March 26, 2019 With summer quickly approaching, are you starting to think about what might be next? The endless questions ring: What kind of internship should I get? Is it too late to get an internship?? I'm graduating and need a job! How do I get a job?? First, take a deep breath. Okay, let's get to … [Read more...] about Smart Strategies to Find a Job or Internship on Handshake
INTERNSHIP UPDATE: Last year, we profiled Mari DaRos and learned all about her internship experience at Kroger Co. Mari graduated with a B.B.A in Marketing in Spring 2018, and now this newly-minted Pilot alum is working as an Assistant Buyer for Kroger! Read about Mari's internship experience below, then hear from her in person at the Career Center's Kroger Info Session on … [Read more...] about Intern Spotlight: Mari DaRos