Applying to an Internship: A Guide from an Intern Coordinator

Having gone from being an intern to being hired to manage my company’s internship program within the matter of a few months, I have been on both sides of the application process in recent history.

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Is Teaching for Me?

So, you want to go into teaching? I speak as one who has a miniscule amount of experience yet who can offer what wisdom I do have, along with the insights of teachers far greater than I.

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For the Aspiring Lawyer

Hillsdale Alumnus Paul Ray clerked for Justice Alito in the Supreme Court for a year. He provides three pieces of advice to students interested in a law career.

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Teaching English in Spain

The past two summers, junior Christina Dressel has put her Spanish major and speaking abilities to the test teaching English as a second language in Madrid, Spain.

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GOAL Program Experience Translates To Real World

Brianna Walden, class of 2014, majored in political economy and minored in music. Now she’s based in Washington, D.C., and has joined one of the largest conglomerates of Hillsdale alumni and students located outside of Michigan.

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New Faces in the Career Services Team

Two accomplished professionals have emerged alongside longtime expert Joanna Wiseley to lead Career Services to a new age of vigor and success, and just in time to greet the crowd of bright-eyed freshmen that will arrive on campus this fall. Hillsdale welcomed John Quint as assistant director and Ken Koopmans as executive director of Career Services.

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Hey, It Works!

An email popped up on my friend’s laptop one morning in January while I unwrapped a granola bar for breakfast. Back on campus a week early for winter training, my swimmer housemates and I were sitting at our kitchen table after morning practice trying to get a start on the job hunt. Graduation was staring us in the face, and it was time to find an answer to the dreaded question: “Do you have a job yet?”

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Connecting Students and Alumni

Twenty-seven years later, Joanna Wiseley still remembers exactly what she wore when she interviewed to be the director of admissions for her alma mater, Hillsdale College. “I was a nervous wreck that day,” she laughs.

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From Mathematics to Mens Fashion

Looking back, Blake never imaged that he would eventually be running a men’s fashion startup. “In college, I was all over the place,” he laughs.

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Scott Lantis, ’13

Of all Scott’s experiences so far, standing on the sidelines as the Broncos won the AFC Championship against the New England Patriots was the best.

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Internship Spotlight: Emily Runge, ’16

Senior politics major Emily Runge interned in Washington, D.C., during the spring of 2015 at the Heritage Foundation in their Asian Studies Center, which is part of the Davis Foreign Policy Institute.

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Tips for Applying for Chemistry Grad Programs

Do as much research as you can and visit the places you are considering. Start at the top; don’t sell yourself short. Apply to a few “safe” schools, but do check out top-ranking universities.

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