Ultimate Internship Guide: How to find work, leverage LinkedIn and more

PSU career counselor Caitlin Sweeney and Disney Product Management intern Morgan Young (she’s a first year with more than 3,500 followers on LinkedIn) offer up an ocean’s-worth of useful information about navigating the job market and last-minute summer intern tips.  Continue reading Ultimate Internship Guide: How to find work, leverage LinkedIn and more

An Uncertain Senior

Starting at PSU, I knew that I wanted to delve into communications studies but had no idea what that truly meant. My first year, I took an intercultural communications course and was immediately drawn in by the depth in subject matter that we covered. From this course, I found that I was deeply interested in the influence of cultural and societal effects on interpersonal communication. … Continue reading An Uncertain Senior

What I learned from working at a news station

by Jennifer V. Last term, I had the exciting opportunity to intern at KOIN 6 News right in downtown Portland. I applied for this internship because working in the journalism field has always been something that interested me, and because PSU does not offer a journalism major, I figured that I should try to gain experience in this field outside of the classroom. During my … Continue reading What I learned from working at a news station

Internship Fever

 By: Anna Sobczyk When I started this fall term as a junior, I was bitten by the internship bug. Portland boasts so many great businesses and opportunities for internships. Luckily, PSU offers students a way to find potential employers. Handshake has hundreds of employers with job and/or internship openings. I recently found an on-campus job through Handshake and have discovered a couple of summer internships … Continue reading Internship Fever

Not qualified? Get an internship.

 by Molly MacGilbert Here we are, students at Portland State, in the city of bridges and roses and sportswear companies. We’re all in a pretty good position for internships—being in college gives us an excuse to get some work experience in a field we’re not actually that qualified for (yet). When I was a junior at PSU, I interned with local nonprofit Literary Arts for … Continue reading Not qualified? Get an internship.