Student Interns with ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Since high school, Lindsey Mutz has had a goal of interning for NBC’s The Tonight Show. The Michigan State University sophomore turned that goal into a reality this past fall when she spent the semester in New York City as an intern at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The internship gave Mutz, who is a Citizen Scholar with a double major…

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Linguistics Major Discovers How Far She Can Go with Internship Abroad

During her most recent linguistics internship, senior Karen Lovelace pushed herself far out of her comfort zone...about 3,965 miles to be exact. A Linguistics major with a minor in Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Lovelace spent 10 weeks over the summer in Utrecht, a city in the central Netherlands, at ReadSpeaker, a company that creates audio voices (comparable to Siri) for…

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Exploring Majors and Internships Is Time Well Spent

After nearly two years as an undecided major, Madison Kautman declared two majors in one day and then went on to accrue four professional experiences in less than a year, proving that good things come to those who explore. Initially unsure which career path to pursue, Kautman spent her first year and a half at MSU trying out classes that…

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Film Major Interns with NFL Films

Senior Film Studies major Colin Williams spent his summer gaining valuable experience as a film intern for NFL Films at the company’s Mount Laurel, New Jersey, headquarters. A pioneer of modern sports coverage and hailed as teaching America how to watch football, NFL Films is devoted to producing commercials, television programs, feature films, and documentaries on the National Football League.…

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Interning and Researching Abroad in Two Areas of Study

After spending more than a year in Germany in both research and internship positions, senior double-major Jake Blythe gained invaluable knowledge in both his areas of study: German and Urban Planning. Blythe is interested in exploring how “mega-events,” such as the Olympics and the World Cup, affect the urban development of cities. For each impending mega-event, various cities bid on…

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Changing the World with Engaged Philosophy

Through the creation of the Engaged Philosophy Internship Program (EPIP), MSU’s Department of Philosophy is hoping to change how the world views philosophy. The program connects philosophers with projects and interests outside of academia and includes work with community organizations and other non-academic partners. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYIUGhAltsk&feature=emb_title “In the Philosophy Department, we believe that philosophy has the power to make a positive…

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Professional Writing Major Pursues Her Dream with New York City Internship

Professional Writing senior Hannah Bullion is spending the summer in New York City gaining valuable experience as a social media intern for Refinery29 (R29), a digital media publication and creative agency for women that is especially known for its social media presence.  “I work alongside the social media and growth team and help with anything from weekend scheduling of their Facebook pages…

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Attaining Hands-On Experience at Stryker Internship

Alexandria Drzazgowski, a senior majoring in Professional Writing with a minor in Spanish, is spending her summer interning for Stryker Corporation in the company’s Corporate Compliance Department. Based out of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Stryker is a medical technology company that focuses on creating new products and services for hospitals and their patients. “A lot of the things our employees do can…

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Graphic Design Student Gains Experience with Hallmark Internship

Graphic Design major Chloe Jennings is spending her summer in Kansas City, Missouri, interning for Hallmark. After she applied and went through the interview process, Jennings was offered four different intern positions with Hallmark. She chose to be a design intern for two internal card brands, Studio Ink and the Signature Collection. “For each brand, I design cards with either my…

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MSUFCU Internship Scholarship Winners for Summer 2017

Six College of Arts & Letters students have received scholarships from Michigan State University Federal Credit Union through its unpaid internship scholarship competition. The program is designed to encourage and support student initiatives in finding experiential learning opportunities to help prepare for their careers. The students were awarded funds to be used for summer 2017 internships after they submitted applications detailing the unpaid work…

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