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Exploring Virtual Internships: Key Tips for Students

Guest contribution from Debora JeskeVirtual internships have been around for well over ten years. In recent months, this kind of internship has suddenly moved into the mainstream, replacing traditional on-site internships. As students, educators and…

Running Virtual Internships: Key Tips for Employers

Guest contribution from Debora JeskeOver the course of the last few months, I received several queries from different employers about how to best run virtual internships instead of or in addition to traditional internships. As…

Multiple Internships: Ladder or Treadmill?

Zhixuan Wu and Vivien Ahrens are Ph.D. students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and project assistants for the “The College Internship Study” (conducted by the Center for College-Workforce Transitions). Here, they give insight into their explorations of an increasingly emerging, yet scarcely researched trend in higher education:…

What are the experiences of career advisors in a 2-year college?

By: Mun Yuk Chin As the world of work continues to evolve, higher education institutions are increasingly scrutinized for their capacity to bolster students’ career development.[1] Unsurprisingly, career services offices face heightened focus and pressure…