Resource Spotlight: The Student Conservation Association

Last week was Spring Break here at UW-Whitewater. The campus was, of course, extremely quiet as students enjoyed their trips either to home or to someplace more exotic. I wasn’t traveling but was here at work, dreaming of my upcoming vacation to Yosemite National Park. This will be my first visit to a national park … Continue reading

Get Creative in Your Internship Search

I can’t believe it’s already spring break and that March is almost over! Before you know it, spring semester classes will be finished and the summer will be here. This is probably not welcome news to those of you still struggling to find a summer internship. If you aren’t finding opportunities that match your goals … Continue reading

Internship Week 2010: Day 4 & Week Wrap Up

Internship Week wrapped up on Thursday with one final Internship Outpost. It was a quiet morning in Upham Hall, but Ellen and I still had a chance to talk with a few students eager to secure summer internships. To wrap up, I’d like to share a few of my observations from the week: It’s important … Continue reading

Internship Week 2010: Day 3

Ellen and I are really enjoying the Internship Outposts. It’s a nice opportunity to get outside the walls of the office and meet UW-Whitewater students elsewhere across campus. So what exactly is the Internship Outpost? In short, it’s a traveling info table. Since it’s staffed by me and Ellen, though, it’s also a drop-by station … Continue reading

Internship Week 2010: Day 2

Tuesday was yet another great day discussing internships around UW-W. Ellen and I had a good time in Hyland Hall talking with students about their internship searches. In the evening, I spoke with the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM), and one of the topics we discussed was internships. Again, great questions and good … Continue reading

Internship Week 2010: Day 1

Internship Week got off to a great start on Monday! So many good questions from students looking for that ideal internship. A great question was raised at the Internship Search Bootcamp: Are there internship positions that are going unfilled? This same issue came up in December when I attended the WI-ACE (Wisconsin Association of Colleges … Continue reading