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Employers share internship insights at Career Development Center event7th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Scholarship and real-life experience are unanimous: internships increase a student’s chance of getting hired after graduation. But how can organizations manage interns to make sure everyone is getting the most out of the experience? That was the theme of the inaugural Employer to Employer event hosted by the IU Southeast …

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StratComm Expo gets real about a career in strategic communication26th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—What’s so great about a career in strategic communication? A lot, as students found out at the inaugural StratComm Expo this month. A panel of insightful and encouraging professionals and an information/networking fair with representatives from nearly a dozen local and regional businesses provided perspective on this dynamic field. They …

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Campus sustainability star Robin Frederick helps TARC go green16th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dynamo. It’s a word you often hear when the topic turns to Robin Frederick, a senior from Mt. Olivet, Ky. majoring in human and environmental geography. But if Frederick is in the room, the topic quickly turns to sustainability. In the course of her career at IU Southeast, Frederick has …

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Internship Focus: Leah Holsclaw at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner13th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Leah Holsclaw, a junior majoring in criminal justice, has interned as a forensic autopsy technician’s assistant in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in Louisville, Ky. The internship provided Holsclaw with a sometimes jolting yet always fascinating introduction to the real world of forensic …

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Internship at GE Appliances leads to full-time position for business grad Hien Nguyen23rd May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—When Hien Nguyen walked across the Commencement stage to receive her diploma at Freedom Hall on May 9, it was the culmination of an already eventful day. Just a few hours prior, the business major with a concentration in accounting had been hired to fill the position of intercompany controller …

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Internship Spotlight: Benjamin Stewart at Brown-Forman12th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Benjamin Stewart, a senior business major with a concentration in accounting, is currently interning in the internal audit department of Louisville, Ky.-based Brown-Forman, a global leader in the beverage industry and a pillar of the regional economy. For Stewart, the internship provides an immersion in the real world of corporate …

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