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Student stories
Courtney Rickard
June 1, 2023

Rickard spent summer 2022 interning for Orange County Coastkeeper, a nonprofit, clean-water organization in Southern California. What did you do? I worked as a marine restoration intern and helped facilitate our “living shorelines” project. We created an eelgrass and oyster...

Marco Antonio Olivera
April 5, 2023

Olivera returned to his hometown to serve as a mentor in Beloit College’s Help Yourself Program, which helps prepare low-income, first-generation minority students go to college. How did you secure your internship? I learned about my internship opportunity because I participated in the...

Angie Lopez
March 17, 2023

While interning for the environmental underwriting team at Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Lopez was exposed to new career possibilities and gained a better understanding of what she can do with her majors. How did your internship help you discover career possibilities for your major? My...

Meet Emily
February 23, 2023

“AU’s Hill Center for Student Success connected me to an internship and a job during my senior year. A career counselor also reviewed my résumé and cover letter, proofread my writing samples, and did a mock interview with me. My internship was with an...

Owen Clayton '23 and Kaitlin Novak '23
December 21, 2022

Two students in Aurora University’s Master of Science in Athletic Training program received an opportunity of a lifetime through their internships at Northwestern University. Owen Clayton ’23 and Kaitlin Novak ’23 traveled with the Northwestern football team to...