Posts Tagged Internship
Earlier this semester, we introduced you to the Fall 2011 LGBT Center interns. As the semester comes to close, the interns have released a new video reflecting on their experiences as leaders in the LGBT Center. In one of these videos, Aliandro Brathwaite discusses an event in which Kit Yan visited Tufts and gave students the chance to perform their own spoken-word poetry:
Rather than through slow-paced emails, we get to gauge the job and prospective employers face-to-face. It’s a perfect time to reveal our tangle of talents, practice some career chatter, and hand-off our finest, plumped up resumes.
But the Fair also caters to our curiosities. Through face-value interaction, we can immediately comprehend what the job offers us as undergrads, still trying to locate our “it” post-college path. We can decide off-the-bat if this is something that arouses us and speaks to our hazy long-term goals. Landing an internship position often times comes down to networking—that is, attaching impersonal emails to a recognizable name and face. It scrapes off some of those exhausting steps in-between. And let’s face it: we could all use some of that.