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Students Utilize Lessons From Internships in Careers, Classroom

director of career development encourages all students to have at least one internship

Posted 04.01.11 by MICA communications

Tyler Naugle acting in a short for MTV.

Last year more than 250 students completed an internship for credit. The College's new director of career development, Megan Miller, would like to see all students experience at least one internship by the time they graduate.

"Students need to utilize these internship opportunities while they are in school, not only to make sure their résumés are ready at graduation, but to test out skills and find out what works for them, what interests them," Miller said. "The life lessons you learn during real-world experience--that's priceless." Her goal is for both students and alumni to utilize the Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development to build their skills so that they can succeed in their chosen career paths. Internships are the bridges to those paths. Recent internships include Fortune 500 companies, media conglomerates, nonprofi ts, New York galleries, and famed artists.

Students describe recent internship experiences and the lessons they learned:











Photo caption: Tyler Naugle acting in a short for MTV while he was there interning in the on-air design department.