Call for Summer Intern Bloggers

Another spring semester is flying by. And now that we have reached Spring Break, we know the semester is nearing its end. Summer is just around the corner (keep that happy thought in mind despite the snow on the ground). For the past three summers, I have sought out four UW-Whitewater students to write about … Continue reading

Appropriate Interview Follow-Up

I teach Career Information in Arts & Communication (ACINDP 399) at UW-Whitewater. Last semester, I hosted an Employer Panel during the final week of class. During this Q&A session, one student asked the employers how many thank you notes they receive after interviews. Without hesitation, one employer said, “Not enough.” Good career advice always includes … Continue reading

Ace Your Internship Interviews

Interview success starts with your pre-interview preparations, but how you perform during the interview is obviously important, too. Interviews can be nerve-wracking even when you are well prepared. Make a great impression during your internship interviews by keeping the following points in mind: Don’t make a major interview boo-boo. According to CareerBuilder, six of the … Continue reading

How to Prepare for Internship Interviews

So, where are you in the process of applying for a summer internship? Here on the UW-Whitewater Internship Blog, we have: Found internship opportunities Crafted a resume Gathered or prepared additional application materials Next up are interviews! When you think about interviews, I would like you to think of them in three parts: Before the … Continue reading