Three Ways to Gain Professional Experience without an Internship

After finding a professional passion through collegiate courses, many students seek internships to gain real-world experience in their field. These internships provide students with experience beyond a classroom where they can develop their skills and create portfolio pieces for their future endeavors. They also give students an advantage in their future job search, as most…

Mailey finds post-graduate success through internship experiences, professional development

Recent graduate Tess Mailey has always had a passion for women’s rights, and as a psychology major at Temple University, she sought professional experiences that would give her experience in the field. “As a woman, I think using your power and privilege to uplift and empower other women is not just important, but it is…

Summer Strategy: Four ways to professionally prepare for the fall semester

This summer, many students are taking advantage of their time off by completing internships in their desired fields. Most of these students prepared for their positions in the spring semester, a season before their desired start time. But what about students who are not interning currently, but want to do so during the fall semester?…

Schmid Interns at Tuttleman Counseling Services, Finds Early Passion for Clinical Psychology

Written by: Lauren Yagoda, Professional Development Intern When senior psychology major Abigail Schmid applied to be a Self-Help Intern for Tuttleman Counseling Services, she was an underclassman with little experience in the field. “I was a sophomore at the time, so this was my first experience even thinking about internships,” said Schmid. After learning of…

Morawczynski takes HR internship, develops experience beyond major

Senior psychology major Sarah Morawczynski first started her Temple career in 2003. Originally undeclared, she decided to take a five year break before returning to college, and when she came back, she had developed a passion for psychology. “I was interested in different aspects of substance abuse and counseling,” said Morawczynski. However, after an internship…

Tax develops professional goals through volunteering, internship

As a junior political science and Spanish double major, Natasha Tax knows the importance of professional experiences beyond the classroom. With various volunteer experiences and professional positions on her resume, Tax has honed her skills as an aspiring professional. However, it wasn’t until her fall 2015 internship with the Family Research Council [FRC] in Washington…

Turley learns beyond the classroom at nonprofit internship

When senior history major Kyle Turley transferred to Temple three years ago, his plans revolved around becoming a history teacher. However, after interning in the Resilient Roots program within Boat People SOS (BPOS)’s Delaware Valley Chapter, Turley’s interests have grown to include community relations. Through his internship, Turley developed a passion for nonprofit work and…