Skills to Exhibit in Your Search: Communication & Problem-Solving

Photo by karindalziel I seem to be experiencing a mild case of writer’s block today. I’m racking my brain trying to think of an internship search topic to write about, but I’m drawing a blank. So, I’ve decided to write about writing – internship search-related writing. Written communication is a part of most any internship … Continue reading

UW-W Teacher Interns Leading the Way

Picture by D Sharon Pruitt (pinksherbert) According to a news release from University Marketing & Media Relations, UW-Whitewater education students lead the state in the number of teacher interns. Education students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater continue to lead the state in winning highly prized teacher internship positions. According to Tom Ganser, director of the Office … Continue reading

The Internship: A High Stakes Experience

Photo by conorwithonen This week, I took part in an online conference. I’ve participated in webinars before, but never several webinars over the course of three days in a conference-style format. I really enjoyed the conference, and it was a terrific professional development bargain in these tight economic times. The keynote address was given by Dr. … Continue reading

New: Field-Specific Resources

Some new resources have been added to the UW-Whitewater Student Internships website. In the “How to Find an Internship” section, you can now access lists of field-specific internship programs and resources. The current menu of fields includes the following: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations Arts & Entertainment Education Environment & Natural Resources Government, Public Policy … Continue reading

Learning from Your Internship Is a Two-Way Street

Photo by paulk Internships are all about learning. Over the course of your internship, however, the focus on learning can sometimes be lost. You could get frustrated with a project and turn all of your attention to the stress of the work. You might have hated your internship and focused on all of the negative … Continue reading

Public Radio = A Good Thing

Photo by bslavin Recently, I have started listening to Wisconsin Public Radio. I felt that I needed a little break from my obsessive TV habits (I watch A LOT of TV). My budding WPR habit has been very soothing. It has also allowed me to accomplish more during my weekends now that I’m not watching continuous reruns … Continue reading