Be UW-Whitewater Intern of the Month!

Last year, I started an Intern Spotlight feature on the UW-W Internships Blog. This year, I’m kicking it up a notch, and the Intern Spotlight is now an “Intern of the Month” program! Have you had an incredible internship experience? Tell others about it – employers, faculty, and fellow UW-W students. Five students were featured … Continue reading

Be a Successful Intern: Advice from the Pros

Last week’s panel discussion, Preparing for an Internship or Volunteer Position, provided attendees with some valuable advice. Here’s a brief synopsis of some of the panelists points. Be willing to do more. You enter an internship with a basic position description and initial list of projects. However, when you run out of prescribed things to … Continue reading

Internship Link Roundup for the Week of November 15

It’s Never Too Early… How to Prepare for Summer Internships in the Fall – The Good Intern End Your Internship with a Lasting First Impression – The InternView Lawsuit May Have Killed the Federal Career Internship Program – CollegeRecruiter.com What Are Skill Sets & How Are Yours Affected by Internship? – Classroom to Cubicle Magazine … Continue reading

Preparing for an Internship or Volunteer Experience

Join Career & Leadership Development on Tuesday, November 16 from 1:10-2:00pm for “Preparing for an Internship or Volunteer Position.” This panel discussion will highlight how to apply, prepare for and survive an internship or volunteer experience. Our panelists are from local agencies and organizations with successful programs as well as current students and alumni who … Continue reading

Internship Link Roundup for the Week of November 8

How I Find Balance Between the Social Scene and School – Intern Queen No Excuse for No Experience: Four Foolproof Options for Filling Holes in Your Resume – YouTern Hacking Intern Life: How to Design Your Own Portfolio Projects – The InternView The Five C’s of the Internship Search – YouTern

Rock the Vote. Intern in Politics.

Last week, the big news story was the mid-term elections. Only if you were living under a rock did you not see, hear, or have a general awareness of the serious campaigning going on leading up to this election. What you likely didn’t see, however, was the power behind many of those campaigns: college student … Continue reading

Internship Link Roundup for the Week of November 1

Intern Spotlight: Rose Schneider ’12 – Congratulations Rose!! Top Intern Employers for 2010 – Collegegrad.com Twenty Something: Rock Your Internship – Washington Life Magazine The 5 Best Pieces of Job/Internship Advice You Will Ever Get – Cornell Business 5 Qualities of the Right Internship – The Intern View

Intern Spotlight: Rose Schneider ’12

Rose Schneider, Junior (May 2012) Major: International Journalism Minors: Advertising & Multimedia Internship: Intern with the Portage County Gazette What interested you in this internship? I’m a person who likes to be the best I can be at any given thing. I was interested in the internship position at the Portage County Gazette because I … Continue reading