Revenge Is Not the Answer: Dealing with Intern Abuse

see more dog and puppy pictures As an intern, you’re on the lowest rung of the ladder at your given internship site. Hopefully you realize this going into an organization and act accordingly. However, this doesn’t mean that abuse you may endure as a result of your intern status is acceptable. What do you do … Continue reading

Internship Link Roundup for the Week of September 20

For Current and Aspiring Interns: How to Lose an Internship in 10 Days – The Savvy Intern To Intern or Not to Intern: Advice for Fall Interns – The Good Intern Utilities Tend to Hire More Interns Full-Time – Wall Street Journal Virtual Intern Life: How to Stay Connected and Motivated Miles Away from Your … Continue reading

An Internship Isn’t Rocket Science. Or Is It?

Friday afternoon, I had the pleasure of speaking to students in the class Frontiers of Engineering & Physics (Physics 190). The course focuses on career paths and opportunities in engineering and physics. I talked about the changing nature of the workplace and what employers seek in potential employees as well as how to enhance their … Continue reading

Beginning Your Internship Search

The beginning of a new school year means more students start thinking about internships. I’m both glad and relieved to hear from so many students starting to plan for the upcoming spring semester or for next summer. Internships have become a must for college students, and early planning is key to successfully securing an opportunity. … Continue reading

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-03

Standards Design Internship with Generac Power Systems in Waukesha: (via @InternAlert) # RT @UWWhitewater: Welcome to @UWWhitewater new and returning students! Here's a helpful site made just for you: # Welcome New Students!! (@ University Center) # I'm at UW-W Career & Leadership Development (800 W Main St, btw Prince & Prairie, … Continue reading

Confessions of a Summer Intern: Krista Wolfe’s Journey

Krista Wolfe, UW-Whitewater Marketing major with a French minor, interned this summer with Pentair in Glendale, WI. Krista provides another great example of networking your way into an internship. She attended a Water Industry Internship Event hosted by the Milwaukee 7 Water Council Education/Talent Committee, and after receiving internship offers from two different companies, she … Continue reading

Confessions of a Summer Intern: Allison Lindsey’s Journey

Allison Lindsey, an Integrated Science & Business major at UW-Whitewater, interned this summer with Mercy Health Systems in Janesville. After graduating in May 2011, Allison hopes to pursue a career in the health care industry, just not providing the direct care. Her Integrated Science & Business background along with her internship will be assets as … Continue reading