Interning local: Universal experience, valuable skills
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Interning local: Universal experience, valuable skills

Going abroad for a semester or the summer is a great opportunity, but the perfect internship isn’t always found halfway around the globe. From using art to build community to mentoring high school students in environmental biology research, Washington University in St. Louis undergraduates are finding that sometimes, the perfect internship is right down the street, offering experiences and teaching opportunities that far surpass expectations. “Some of the best internship opportunities in the world are in St Louis — from global leaders such as Emerson, AB InBev, Boeing, Bayer and Mastercard; national organizations like the Federal Reserve Bank, the Siteman Cancer Center, Edward Jones and Centene; along with the hundreds of startup organizations at Cortex Innovation Community and the T-Rex Innovation Center,” said Jim Beirne, the Career Center’s director of external relations. “Our students are finding that they come to WashU for a world-class education, then stay to work here because of the phenomenal career opportunities.” Summer is the ideal time to explore past interests and discover new ones. Less time spent studying in Olin Library means more time to venture off campus, and no, Forest Park doesn’t count. From making a name for themselves in the local music […]

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