Internships Success Stories
A Lesson in Serendipity: Interning at the Chrysler Museum of Art
At Virginia Welseyan's Port Day on December 3, 2019, Jenah Creecy '21 presented on her summer 2019 internship at the Chrysler Museum of Art.
Discovering a Passion for Sea Turtles through an Internship and Research
For biology major Annika Christenson, one of life’s most thrilling moments happened last summer when she helped a batch of sea turtle hatchlings emerge from their nest.
From an Internship with NATO to an Internship in Spain
Majoring in International Studies and Political Science, Amber Matalus ‘20 journeyed on a path that led her from an internship with NATO-ACT’s Innovation Hub in Norfolk, Virginia
Transfer Student Makes the Most of VWU’s Opportunities
Dylan Ardinger ‘19 (Business) walked through Virginia Wesleyan’s doors as a full-time student for the first time in fall 2017.
Experiencing Politics First Hand on Capitol Hill
For Gerni, landing a Capitol Hill internship and diving into the world of politics were lifelong goals.
Connecting the Political Science Classroom with Campaign Organizing
During the fall 2016 semester, Sarah Pybus-Elmore ‘17 (Political Science) interned as a community organizer for Hillary Clinton’s grassroots campaign at the University of Akron in Ohio.
Putting Data Science to Work
Laura Robosto ‘17 (Mathematics) interned this past summer at the headquarters of Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru) in Orlando, Florida. Offering a wide array of programs for its congregation, Cru employs mathematicians who utilize business software and analyze user data to make decisions that benefit the ministry.
Networking at CNN
Courtney Herrick ‘17 (Communication) attended the Management Seminar for College News Editors (MSCNE) in Athens, Georgia in July 2016. During the week-long seminar, she networked with professionals and peers from other colleges.
Interning in the Rocky Mountains
Lightning crackled overhead. I ran down the mountainside until I finally reached the base of the trailhead, soaked to the skin. Only a few weeks into my National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) internship in Boulder, CO.
Serving Communities: From Virginia Wesleyan to Teach for America
Whitney Symons '15 (Biology) teaches 7th graders at Risley International Academy of Innovation in Pueblo, Colorado how drugs affect their bodies. Symons is a volunteer with Teach for America, a program serving children in low-income communities...