Unique Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Published Saturday, December 11, 2021 by Tarang

Internships are supposed to be challenging, educational, and exciting. I wrote about internships on this blog before, and I focused mainly on my biotechnology internship. I found my internship through my high school, which is one of the best places to begin your internship search. However, not everyone aspires to be a molecular biology major, and some students want to seek out internships on the “less-trodden” path. There are many opportunities available, but students just haven’t heard the choices available to them. So-called “traditional” internships might involve working in a research lab or a large… Continue Reading

Coffee Runs and Confusion

Published Saturday, December 11, 2021 by Tarang

Watching TV and movies gives us a rather false sense of what an internship really is. While my regular “The Journey” posts shall continue, I decided to also give a breakdown on obtaining an internship for high school students, since I kept mentioning my biotech internship. High school students are often told (for good reason) that they cannot let their summers go to waste, especially before their junior or senior year. These are the summers that can really help your application shine in the eyes of admissions officers. Internships also offer many advantages besides having… Continue Reading

Summer Internships for College Students: Wait, You Want me to Work?

Published Saturday, December 4, 2021 by Richard Hong

You heard that right: I’m saying you should consider working, in the form of a summer internship. Summer internships give you the experience that you need to really know about your potential future job first hand before even entering, especially for those of you in college. With an internship, you’ll get an idea of what your future will entail with your current major and you can determine whether the job will be a good fit for you. Beyond that, it’s good for making connections to know people that have the same interest as you. Here,… Continue Reading