Water Your Network and Watch It Grow

A few weeks ago, I attended and was a panelist for an internship “best practices” seminar for the Milwaukee 7 Water Council. I’ll write more about the Water Council in a future post. For this post, I want to focus on a unique group that I was introduced to at this event – Spreenkler (the name and concept are both plays on … Continue reading

Design Your Own Internship

It’s that time of the year when many of you are looking for a summer internship. You might be using a variety of online resources or attending career fairs to find that perfect opportunity. But what if you aren’t seeing that opportunity out there? You might consider trying to design your own internship. Creating your own internship does take some … Continue reading

Making the Most of Your Internship

I will be presenting at the UW-W Spring Leadership Conference on Friday, February 20. My session is called “Making the Most of Your Internship!” It should be beneficial for anyone participating in an internship soon or anyone anticipating that they will participate in an internship at some point. Stop by Career & Leadership Development (UC … Continue reading

Congratulations! (And Trivia Contest Answers)

Congratulations to all of the Internship Trivia Contest winners! Nathan Runnells – Monday, Feb. 9, Question 1 Q. Which celebrity completed an internship with Nashville’s CBS affiliate, News Channel 5? A. Oprah Winfrey – As a sophomore at Tennessee State, Oprah interned at Nashville’s CBS affiliate, News Channel 5. Alex Bocian – Tuesday, Feb. 10, Question … Continue reading

Environmental Research-Based Internships in Hawaii

How does this sound – summer internship in Hawaii?! If I were an undergraduate with an interest in environmental science, I would be all over this! The Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES) is a grouping of three internship programs for undergraduates interested in environmental careers and study. Interns participate in an 11-week paid internship … Continue reading

Trivia Contest – Questions 5 & 6

Internship Trivia Contest Questions 5 & 6 – Double-Header Before this celebrity made it big in fashion and the music industry, they held an internship at New York-based Uptown Records. A.  Sean P. Diddy Combs B.  Vincent Chase C.  Jennifer Lopez D.  Jay Z Much of the success of this famed film director is credited to … Continue reading

Trivia Contest – Question 4

Internship Trivia Contest Question 4 This NFL bigwig wasn’t playing games when he made his start as an administrative intern with the NFL in 1982. A.  Steve Sabol B.  Brett Favre C.  Roger Goodell D.  Steve Mariucci Email your answer to MorrowL@uww.edu. Be the first person to submit the correct answer and win today’s prize* – three tickets … Continue reading

Internship Week & Trivia Contest!

Create your own success story by being an intern! Join us during Internship Week, February 9-13, and learn more about the internship resources for UWW students. Drop by one of the Internship Outpost information tables to find out about internship resources and attend the “How to Find an Internship” presentation to learn how to conduct an internship search. … Continue reading

Trivia Contest – Question 3

Internship Trivia Contest Question 3 Before landing a sales job with Dunder-Mifflin Paper Company, this Office star interned with the popular late-night talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien. A.  Rainn Wilson (Dwight Shrute) B.  Leslie David Baker (Stanley Hudson) C.  Phyllis Smith (Phyllis Vance) D.  John Krazinski (Jim Halpert) Email your answer to MorrowL@uww.edu. Be … Continue reading

Trivia Contest – Question 2

Internship Trivia Contest Question 2 Which Denver Post intern went on to become United States Secretary of State? A.  Madeleine Albright B.  Hillary Rodham Clinton C.  Condoleeza Rice D.  Colin Powell Email your answer to MorrowL@uww.edu. Be the first person to submit the correct answer and win today’s prize* – a massage certificate from UHCS and a copy of … Continue reading