Jacqueline

University of Southern California
2014

HUMANITIES

Jacqueline
How I rate my internship experience: 
My major is JOURNALISM
University of Southern California
2014

Where is (or was) your internship?

magazine

Describe your experience.

Great, definitely look for a place that will give you an opportunity to publish your own stories and shadow editors. That way you'll get a sense for what it is like to work for the company.

Did your internship influence your career goals.

Yes

What type of a career do you want to pursue?

writing

My work at the my internship was meaningful?

My internship will likely help me professionally

Alice

Alice

University of Southern California
2014

HEALTH

Alice
Alice
How I rate my internship experience: 
My major is COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
University of Southern California
2014

Where is (or was) your internship?

World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva

Describe your experience.

I worked on human rights work as it relates to child and adolescent health at WHO. I developed an online course that taught child and adolescent health professionals how to integrate human rights into their work. It was amazing experience! Also, I was able to attend official UN meetings with the Member States. Working at a UN agency was really cool and there were lots of other agencies located in Geneva for people of other interests!

Did your internship influence your career goals.

Definitely! I knew that I wanted to do something in global health and law but I was able to really hone down my interest to human rights during the internship. I hadn't realized how human rights correlated to health until I had this opportunity.

What type of a career do you want to pursue?

International Human Rights Lawyer

My work at the my internship was meaningful?

My internship will likely help me professionally

Maddie

Alaska Pacific University
2010

SCIENCE

Maddie
How I rate my internship experience: 
My major is ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Alaska Pacific University
2010

Where is (or was) your internship?

I worked at a nonprofit community group that gets local groups to plant tree seedlings. We have the seedlings and they plant it, but we make sure that they plant them in a good place. We also put on presentations for school groups.

Describe your experience.

This was a pretty loose organization and I was given a lot of responsibility. I would contact organizations and try to get them to participate. I would then go out to where they wanted to plant them to make sure they would grow there. Also put on demonstrations for kids at fairs.

Did your internship influence your career goals.

Yes, I want to give back to the community, but I realized I don't want to work with kids. I just not so good at it. I am an only child. They kids frustrated me when they won't pay attention.

What type of a career do you want to pursue?

Maybe policy in Washington DC or at the state level. Maybe work for an elected official.

My work at the my internship was meaningful?

My internship will likely help me professionally

Lauren

Boston College
2014

HEALTH

Lauren
How I rate my internship experience: 
My major is GENERAL MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Boston College
2014

Where is (or was) your internship?

At a major hospital in the lab. It is part of a research center so they have a big lab.

Describe your experience.

I was so excited to get the internship but I should have asked more questions about the day to day things I'd be doing. I did a lot of grunt work that was pretty unpleasant and they didn't treat me too nicely.

Did your internship influence your career goals.

I never want to work in a lab if med school doesn't pan out.

What type of a career do you want to pursue?

Doctor if I can get into med school.

My work at the my internship was meaningful?

My internship will likely help me professionally

Steve

American InterContinental University
2010

HUMANITIES

Steve
How I rate my internship experience: 
My major is APPLIED MATHEMATICS
American InterContinental University
2010

Where is (or was) your internship?

I worked for an international trade company based in Chicago that does a lot of work with Saudi Arabia.

Describe your experience.

I was given quite a bit of experience and exposure. I even got to take a trip to Abu Dhabi. I translated and helped out at meetings. I read documents. My Arabic skills improved during the summer.

Did your internship influence your career goals.

Yes, I've graduated and am working at the company.

What type of a career do you want to pursue?

International trade.

My work at the my internship was meaningful?

My internship will likely help me professionally

jake

Jake

Northwestern University
2014

HEALTH

jake
Jake
How I rate my internship experience: 
My major is HEALTH AND MEDICAL PREPARATORY PROGRAMS
Northwestern University
2014

Where is (or was) your internship?

At a laboratory at a famous midwest medical center/research institute. I had to find my own housing which was tricky.

Describe your experience.

Most of the other interns had grad degrees so I was very lucky. I didn't do very complicated things but it was great just being in the lab environment. It was kind of grunt work, but it was good.

Did your internship influence your career goals.

Yes, it will help my application to med school.

What type of a career do you want to pursue?

psychiatry

My work at the my internship was meaningful?

My internship will likely help me professionally