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

Published Friday, May 30, 2014 by Richard Hong

That’s right: I’m saying you should consider more work, in the form of a summer internship. Summer internships give you the experience that you need to really know about your job market first hand before even entering, especially for you college students. With an internship, you’ll get an idea of what your future will entail with your current major and let you know if it’s a good fit. Beyond that, it’s good for making connections to know people that have the same interest as you. Here, you will meet fellow interns who are trying to… Continue Reading

Unique Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Published Tuesday, May 31, 2011 by Tarang

Many internships can be challenging, educational, and fun. 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 where one should start looking automatically. However, not everyone aspires to be a molecular biology major, and some students want to seek out internships from the “less-trodden” path. There are a large variety of opportunities available, but many students just haven’t heard the choices available to them. So-called traditional internships might involve working in a research lab or a large company…. Continue Reading

Coffee Runs and Confusion

Published Thursday, February 17, 2011 by Tarang

Watching TV and movies gives us a rather warped sense of what an internship really is. While my regular “The Journey” posts shall continue, I decided to also give a break down on obtaining an internship for high school students, since I kept mentioning my biotech internship. High school students are often told (annoyingly but correctly) that they cannot while their summers away, especially their sophomore year or junior year summers. These are the summers that can really help your application shine through and not get lost in the dark piles of obscurity. Internships also… Continue Reading