Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Intern for a Day

Intern for a Day connects undergraduate students with host sites for a one day internship/shadowing experiences.  This semester, we have 150 hosts from a wide variety of fields and industries.  The goal of Intern for a Day is to help students clarify career interests and explore the world of work. The majority of Intern for a Day hosts are open to ALL majors, but here are some shadowing experiences that may be of particular interest to BSOS students:
·         Bread for the City
·         Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management
·         Cashell Elementary: Speech-Language Pathologist
·         DISH Network (in-house attorney)
·         Environmental Economics
·         FDA/Center for Veterinary Medicine/Division of Compliance
·         Maryland Hospitals for a Health Environment (MD H2E)
·         Montgomery County Police Department
·         NASA          
·         National Association of Attorneys General
·         National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
·         Northwestern Mutual
·         Prince George’s County Police Department
·         University of Maryland Medical Center (audiologist)
·         US Department of Justice        
·         US Department of State        
·         US Environmental Protection Agency – National Center for
·         US Environmental Protection Agency Chesapeake Bay Office
·         View all 150 organizations at

In order to be considered for Intern for a Day, each student must attend a short, 30-minute orientation session in the University Career Center & The President’s Promise:
·         Thursday, Feb. 12, 4 - 4:30 pm
·         Tuesday, Feb. 17, 12 - 12:30 pm
·         Monday, Feb. 23: 12 - 12:30 pm

Apply today through!  It is highly recommended that students thoroughly read through the list of hosts (and keep an open mind!) before applying to the program. Questions? Contact Erica Ely, Program Director-Internships at

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