Never in his wildest dreams did Pascal Caraccioli Salinas imagine that he would be working with the U.S. Geological Survey as an undergrad, let alone an internship exploring geothermal resources — his dream career. “I thought I wasn’t going to be able to do this until after grad school,” Caraccioli Salinas said. For the internship with USGS’s Geology, Minerals, Energy and Geophysics Science Center, he’s … Continue reading PSU student ‘living his dream’ with USGS internship
By: Sharon Nellist I was under the impression that summer break would imply some rest and relaxation. Certainly not this summer….. Even though my last undergraduate year at Portland State does not arrive for another 72 days, I already feel slightly overwhelmed with all the work I have this summer in preparation. As well as being on-call for temp work to save enough money to … Continue reading Vacation, all I ever wanted…
By: Kadie Kobielusz Yay! I finally landed an internship! I feel on top of the world (like my picture). It took a lot of hard work and searching, but it obviously paid off. I found my internship through Internships.com, which is a great site where you can upload your resume, and just apply, apply, apply. Plus, I feel like the legitimacy of the jobs and … Continue reading Internship Glory
Internships: a beyond complicated ordeal. Most employers are looking for someone who is experienced, but you are still getting your feet wet with your major. I am even more frustrated with the fact that my major is graphic design, and I feel that no one wants to hire someone who they think “can’t” design. So where do I even start? First off, I spent a … Continue reading Internship First Steps
What if you had all the time and money to travel wherever you liked? Where would you want to go? I spend quite a lot of time daydreaming about traveling and experiencing a new culture. When I come across beautiful and extravagant scenery of various countries, I can’t help but imagine what the place would have to offer me. The knowledge and experience I would … Continue reading Where is your next destination?