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As many millennial generation college students prepare to finish their fall 2015 semester, those who are graduating will soon begin another chapter in their lives.
Tim Hodson
Tim Hodson, a Ph.D. candidate in geology, recently scored what has to be one of the coolest internships of the summer. In August, Hodson will spend three weeks mapping never-before-seen depths of the Atlantic Ocean while aboard the Okeanos Explorer, a former U.S. Navy ship converted into an exploration vessel. Operated by the National Oceanic...
Karissa Kessen
NIU President Doug Baker makes his thoughts on internships abundantly clear. “Research tells us that the No. 1 predictor of Student Career Success isn’t a student’s major or grades. Rather, it comes down to this: Did the student complete an internship, preferably a paid internship, during college?” Baker said during his November inaugural address. “We...
Two NIU broadcast students spent this past summer preparing for their future careers by interning with professionals at ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV). One student, senior Jorge Rodas, spent 11 weeks shadowing reporter Evelyn Holmes and even got a chance to record an anchor reel as though he were doing a live broadcast. Although it never...
NIU Career Services will host the ABCs of Getting an Internship Workshop in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center from 5 to 7 p.m. today. “This workshop will feature both an employer panel that will discuss the value of an internship as well as help students gain insight into what employers are looking...
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NIU students are invited to apply for the university’s annual congressional internship program in Washington, D.C. The highly competitive program will provide four students with the opportunity to live, learn and work in the heart of the nation’s capital. The program runs from late May through early August 2013. Each student will intern for a...