Office of Internships & Career Development

Summer ’22 Interns,

As of today, we’ve sent out all Supervisor Evaluation requests via Handshake, and we also sent out your Student Experience Evaluations this morning. Make sure these are submitted and your timesheets are sent in by August 5th!

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By Amelia Gardiner
Amelia Gardiner Coordinator of Career Development
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Lexington interns touch base and enjoy dinner at The Goose Lexington

Internship Director Esther Livingston met with Lexington-area interns on Sunday evening, June 19th, for a group check-in dinner on the patio at The Goose in Lexington. The first check-in dinner able to be scheduled since the pandemic began, the students …

By Sara Cornett
Sara Cornett Internship Coordinator
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Intern Spotlight: Victoria Blankenship & The Resource Group

Victoria Blankenship, an Associate Experience Intern with The Resource Group, is excited to learn about how business functions work in the real world this summer. The Resource Group posted an intern spotlight about Victoria on LinkedIn – check it out!

By Sara Cornett
Sara Cornett Internship Coordinator
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Intern Spotlight: It’s a ‘Grand Night’ for Interns Megan Meadors & Fig Vance with UK Opera Theatre

Megan Meadors and Fig Vance are interning this summer with the University of Kentucky’s (UK) Opera Theatre program. This has been Megan’s second and Fig’s first summer interning with Dr. Everett McCorvey, Director of Opera Theatre. On Friday night, Internship …

By Sara Cornett
Sara Cornett Internship Coordinator
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Student Spotlight: Micaela Berry ’22

If you’ve ever stopped by the Office of Internships & Career Development, it’s likely that one of the first friendly voices you hear is Micaela’s! She’s a senior who works on the Internships side of our office; she is majoring …

By Hannia Amaro-Zambrano
Hannia Amaro-Zambrano Peer Consultant
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Combating Imposter Syndrome | You Are Who You Know Yourself to Be

Should I apply for this job?

Am I even qualified?

Will they call me back?

These are just some of the questions you may ask yourself when you start reviewing the “qualifications” section of a job listing you’re excited about. …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Yuhas ’18

Alexandra Yuhas, a 2018 graduate of Berea College, has always had a driven personality. During our video chat, she said, “I’ve always sort of flocked to leadership positions. . .if I was going to be in a club, I was going …

By Rowan Swift
Rowan Swift Peer Consultant
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Do Not Apply – Spot a Social Media Job Scam

Social media is a hot spot to post and find job listings, but it’s not always clear what is legitimate. Unfortunately, scammers have mastered targeting and taking advantage of desperate job seekers and people fall victim to jobs that are …

By Val Matta - CareerShift
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Ask Alexis | Should I Include Potentially Controversial Volunteer Experience On My Resume?

Dear Ask Alexis,

Over the last few years, I’ve been doing quite a bit of volunteering. I’m concerned, however, that some of my stints may be just a little controversial depending on the organization I’m applying to work for now …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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