Tag Archive: internships

You Still Have to Excel in Your Virtual Internship

July 22, 2020 9:45 am Published by

Kudos to you for landing a summer internship during this pandemic. In all fairness, we wouldn’t have held it against you if you had not. It has been a trying year and having to abruptly leave campus, many HBCU students did not even get the chance to work with career services on campus on internship applications. Many companies also pulled back their internship offers or scrapped plans for internships all together. Others, like Bank of America, quickly envisioned and deployed virtual internships. As you jump into your virtual internships you... View Article

Why Do Internships?

January 20, 2020 10:16 pm Published by

By Andrea Byrd (Mississippi Valley State University) Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU students about college life, career activities and opportunities on their campus that encourage career development and building success habits. When answering the question – why do internships? Four reasons come to mind immediately. Acquiring new skills Students do internships as an opportunity to learn one or more new skills that will prepare them for their careers. Not only do employers seek applicants who are fluent in their job duties, but they also... View Article

2020 Internships to Explore

November 5, 2019 9:00 am Published by

Favorite Internships Employers value internships!  For the 7th year in a row, The HBCU Career Center has updated our list of favorite internships.  This year’s list includes 2020 Internships that share vacancies at The HBCU Jobs and Internship Board that students and alumni should be exploring right now! For rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior or new graduates, this list of 2020 internships is a starting point for an aggressive internship or career search for next year!  Diverse students who want to stand out in a crowded and competitive job market ... View Article

Summer Internship via Morehouse College

November 5, 2019 7:58 am Published by

So you think your future is in health careers! If you are interested in areas like Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Occupational Safety and Health, consider this summer internship in Atlanta. Project Imhotep is an 11-week summer internship program that begins with 2 weeks of intense educational training in public health courses such as Public Health & Health Disparities, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Scientific Writing. The purpose of this training is to equip students early with the academic information necessary to complete the in the summer internship program. During the following 9 weeks,... View Article

Plan to Finish Your Internship in Style

May 23, 2017 12:59 am Published by

Thousands of college students, including HBCU students, are participating in summer internships all across the country.  If you are one of those students who have secured an internship this summer, your goal should be to finish up your internship in style. What do I mean by that? I mean that you should finish up your internship experience positively and in a professional way. How to finish up with style! Before you leave, thank your supervisor and tell them what you have learned. Be specific about projects and skills that will... View Article

8 Tips to Land the Perfect Internship

November 17, 2015 9:58 am Published by

The economy is pretty much booming right now with the unemployment rate at all time lows. Although that’s a good indication that there is an internship with your name on it, you won’t get it if you don’t stay “woke” (that means “aware” like my students say often).  The fact is that many college students don’t know the value of doing internships and others don’t necessarily know how to find them. Whether or not the internship is paid or unpaid, 75% of the 2015 grads agreed that they were satisfied... View Article

The Intern Did What? Expected Internship Behavior

September 9, 2015 2:07 pm Published by

Years ago I wrote about a graduate college student who had stolen art work from a museum during his internship. Everyone was pretty clear about that being theft and not expected internship behavior. Not only was that intern dismissed from his job, but he was also criminally prosecuted. I was reminded of that incident while having a conversation with a technology manager who was asking for advice on managing an intern. It turns out that the intern was spending a lot of time streaming and watching movies during business hours.... View Article

My Internship Story: Univision Communications Inc.

August 25, 2015 12:43 pm Published by

By: Danyelle R. Carter, Spelman College Corporate Communications & Public Relations Intern at Univision Communications Inc THCC: How did you find out about the internship? I found out about this internship opportunity through the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) THCC: What work/project did you most enjoy in your internship? The work I enjoyed the most was connecting with Univision’s Women Leadership Council which helps to advance women at Univision and prepare the next generation of women leaders. This employee resource group is committed to actively contributing to the professional growth... View Article

Government Internships with Mayors and Governors

December 9, 2012 5:22 pm Published by

Did you know there could be government internships available in the Mayor’s Office in your town or the Governor’s office in your state? Whether you are interested in Public Policy, Government, Community Relations or Social Issues, or NOT, there are government internship possibilities at a town hall near you. Whether you are looking for summer internships close to school or close to home, consider big-city options for government internships with mayors and state governors. If the idea appeals to you, but you don’t live in or are near to any... View Article

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