Green Internships: The Possibilities

Last week, we celebrated Earth Day. Many of the career centers and other career development professionals I follow on Twitter were tweeting about green careers and jobs. Also last week, I attended an initial meeting of the steering committee for a proposed Whitewater wellness program. The idea came from the Vitality Project undertaken by the … Continue reading

Unpaid Internships: How to Live With Them Until We Can Live Without Them

There has been a lot of media attention on the issue of unpaid internships recently. Articles from the New York Times and Wall Street Journal have contributed to the discussion. This is an issue I’ve been passionate about since beginning as Internship Coordinator. Disclosure – I would like to see all internships be paid. But … Continue reading

“Virtual” Social Media/Web Internship for Summer 2010

Looking for a little MORE resume building this summer? Consider this super-duper part-time, project-based, virtual internship and add experience to your resume and/or portfolio. Pawmark, LLC, a Walworth, WI based company, is seeking a summer Social Media/Web Intern. The intern will develop a progression plan for the company’s Twitter and Facebook sites, regularly update these … Continue reading

Intern Spotlight: Danielle Krizan ’11

Danielle Krizan, Junior (May 2011) Major: Public Relations Minor: Journalism Internship: Social Media/Public Relations Intern with the American Heart Association of Wisconsin Describe your internship experience. Where are you interning? I am the social media/public relations intern for the American Heart Association in Wisconsin. My duties include creating and managing social media pages including Facebook, … Continue reading