Spanish Major Uses Her Language Skills While Interning Remotely

Waking up to text messages from a supervisor in Spain with a six-hour time difference became part of Kaitlyn Wehner’s daily routine this past summer as an intern for Youlosophy, which produces self-help booklets from its headquarters in Barcelona, Spain. Wehner, a Spanish senior, worked remotely for Youlosophy after applying with the Global Remote Internship Program through the College of…

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Gaining Work Experience Abroad Without Leaving the U.S.

The MSU Excel Network’s Global Remote Internship Program has created remarkable, international remote work opportunities for students during the otherwise difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic. For Jessica Snider, a junior studying Interdisciplinary Humanities, this meant gaining valuable experience for a year at a research position with Cape Town Environmental Education Trust (CTEET),  an environmental education organization based in Cape…

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Communications & Social Media Strategist Internship Opening – PAID POSITION

CAL's Content Studio The MSU Content Studio is looking for individuals with attention to detail to develop marketing, communications, and social media content that promotes and advances the College and its units (e.g. departments, centers, programs). The Communications and Social Media Strategist works with the College of Arts & Letters' Marketing Director and the Senior Writer to help tell the story…

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Gaining Graphic Design Experience Through Global Remote Internship Program

Jett Mitchell, a Graphic Design and Apparel and Textile Design senior, recently completed a design internship with the London-based company Bulbshare, which was made possible through the Excel Network’s Global Remote Internship Program. As part of this remote internship, which lasted one semester, Mitchell managed the company’s marketing and social media assets, created designs/mockups for infographics, and worked towards improving the…

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Three Graduates Receive XA Outstanding Senior Award

The Experience Architecture (XA) Outstanding Senior Award usually is awarded to only one student who shows excellence in the program, standing out amongst their peers. However, for the second year in a row, multiple winners have qualified for their exemplary work. The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (WRAC) has named Joey Dearing, Madison O’Connor, and Ryda Sundila as…

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Graduate Leaving MSU with a ‘Heap of Memories’

Elena Bulthuis is a Citizen Scholar who is graduating this spring with two degrees in French and Experience Architecture. As she looks forward to graduation, she reflects on her time at MSU and the experiences she has had as a Citizen Scholar, studying abroad, studying away, interning, working for VIM Magazine, and more.

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Humanities-Prelaw Graduate to Begin Career in Virginia

Devin Heard is a Citizen Scholar majoring in Humanities-Prelaw with a minor in Leadership of Organizations and is graduating this spring. His post-graduation plans are to move to Virginia where he will work as a Business Development Consultant for the software giant, Oracle. As his career begins, he says he plans to give himself two years in which to decide whether he will pursue an MBA or juris doctor degree. But for now, he is celebrating having completed his bachelor’s degree and has taken the time to answer these questions:

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Excel Network Shares Employment and Internship Tips During COVID-19

The Excel Network would like to share the following three resources to support students with tips on employment and internships during the COVID-19 pandemic: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)Job and Internship Search TipsStudent FAQs for Remote (Virtual) Internships and Project-Based Work If you need help or would like some advice regarding employment or internship opportunities, you can schedule a virtual appointment with The…

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