The Time to Start Networking Is Now

If you’ve been following me on Twitter, you’ve likely seen some tweets about about a decline in internship opportunities. For those of you still in search of a summer internship, you’re possibly noticing a shortage of opportunities. I can’t say for certain whether or not fewer UW-Whitewater students are securing internships, but I do know … Continue reading

Water Industry Internships in the Milwaukee Area

In an earlier post, I mentioned connecting with the Milwaukee 7 Water Council. There are some great opportunities flowing through that pipeline right now that the Council and I hope UW-Whitewater students take advantage of. The Milwaukee 7 is an economic development group focused on attracting, retaining, and growing businesses and talent in the seven … Continue reading

Spring Break & Your Internship Search: A Perfect Pair

Spring Break is only a few days away. Man, this semester is going by so quickly! Spring Break is, of course, a great time to sit back, relax, and break away from school. It can also be a good time to ramp up your internship search efforts, especially if you’re still in the hunt. Penny Loretto, from … Continue reading

White House Internship Program

How would you like to work in the White House this summer? The White House Internship Program is now accepting applications for the summer. Internships are available in a variety of Presidential departments, such as the White House Communications Department, the Office of the First Lady, and the Office of Management and Administration. The internships offer you an … Continue reading

Follow Me On Twitter

I’m now on Twitter. In case you’re not familiar with Twitter, it’s another social networking tool that allows you to communicate with friends, family, co-workers, etc. with short (140 characters) updates about what you’re doing. In my case, I’ll be sharing internship-related information specifically for UW-Whitewater students and general internship/career information that’s relevant to future … Continue reading

Internships with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

In an earlier post, I mentioned attending an internship event with the Milwaukee 7 Water Council. At the program, I learned about the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s (MMSD) internship program. MMSD internships are paid and are available in a wide range of areas: IT, Human Resources, Laboratory Tech, Outreach (PR), Program/Business Analysis, and Water Quality Research. … Continue reading

Focus on the Future

I’ve been talking with a lot of students lately about their summer internship searches. I commonly ask students what they want to do career-wise when they’re done with college. The responses are often telling. “Well, I’m a (fill in the blank) major.” Ok, so what? “I have no idea.” Not good. This lack of focus is at least one reason … Continue reading