One of the best ways to secure a brighter future is to seek experience outside the classroom, most often in the form of internships. Internships can help you make decisions about your future career and also can help you begin to build a network of contacts within your chosen field.
Below are photos of from this year's Franklin Award Recipients. They participated in internships in Kentucky, New York City, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C.
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Examples of past internships:
observing preliminary hearings as a Legal Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
researching effects of diesal exhaust on miners with NIOSH
evaluating worker conditions in Carnegie, PA
expanding knowledge of marketing world in Geneva, Switzerland
preparing weekly finance reports for Worldwide Pants and CBS
Explore the following experiences of recent students who forged their own career paths outside of the classroom.
Go to Internships and Great Experiences for more information.