Award Helps Make New York City Internship Possible

An Arts & Letters scholarship received through MSU’s College of Arts & Letters helped make a New York City internship possible for junior Professional Writing major Emily Claus. Emily Claus in New York City for her internship at Beaufort Books, Inc. The award significantly aided Claus’ ability to participate in the New York City Study Away Internship Program last summer.…

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Student Designs Urban Outfitters Graphic T-Shirt

Graphic Design senior Lorenza Centi recently designed an exclusive T-shirt for Urban Outfitters Artist Editions, an ongoing series of limited edition graphic T-shirts created by artists from around the world. Lorenza Centi wearing her Dream Girl Design. The opportunity stemmed from her internship with Urban Outfitters during summer 2016 as a print design intern (you may have seen her Snapchat…

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An Education in Arts and Cultural Management

Senior Hannah Avdoulos is gaining valuable experience as an Arts Administration and Gallery Intern for the Lansing Art Gallery (LAG) and is an integral part in the formation and execution of the gallery’s upcoming Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition (MCAE). “The work that I am doing is quite literally arts and cultural management,” said Avdoulos, who is an Arts and Cultural…

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Scholarships Help Make Paris Internship Possible

When choosing what university to attend, the deciding factor for Jack Weyhrich was the study abroad opportunities available at Michigan State University. Weyhrich, now a second-year student with senior status and a dual major in French and Economics, spent this past summer in Paris doing an internship abroad. He worked with MSU’s Office of Study Abroad (OSA) to find a…

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MSUFCU Internship Scholarship Winners

This fall semester, three College of Arts & Letters students received scholarships from Michigan State University Federal Credit Union and it's unpaid internship scholarship competition. The students were awarded funds after submitting applications detailing the unpaid work they do for organizations around the Greater Lansing area.  Hally Darnell Major and Year: Professional Writing | SeniorHometown: Brighton, MichiganOrganization of Internship: Women’s Center…

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Juggling Two Internships in New York City

Alexandria Drzazgowski, a junior majoring in Professional Writing with a minor in Spanish, spent her summer interning with two companies in New York City. Aspiring to work in the publishing field, Drzazgowski was an agenting intern at Lippincott Massie McQuilkin literary agency and also had an internship with Neuwirth and Associates production company.  At Lippincott Massie McQuilkin (LMQ), Drzazgowski was…

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Recent Grad Fostering a Culture of Helping Others

An internship in Washington, D.C., gave recent graduate Zeria Cummings a taste of what the capitol city has to offer and now she is looking to return to work for City Year, an organization that partners with public schools in high-poverty communities to help increase graduation rates and to bridge the gap between the support students need and what their…

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How Interning Prepared Me for My Career

During my years here at Michigan State, I’ve worked many jobs; from making sandwiches at Subway to designing fliers for the student government (ASMSU). Because of these experiences, although they weren’t entirely resume material, I met a lot of wonderful people. I worked with another student, Christie Evenson, at ASMSU. At the time, she was working two different jobs, and recommended me for a…

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Paris Fashion Week Internship Exposes Student to Fashion

Glitz, glamour, high-end fashion, big-name designers and runway models coupled with the behind-the-scenes controlled chaos of one of the world’s most prominent fashion weeks – a College of Arts & Letters student recently got to experience this world of luxury fashion during Paris Fashion Week. As the winner of the MSU Malone Souliers Business Strategy Challenge, Carlo Pardo, a double major in Apparel…

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MEET THE 2015-2016 CAL INTERNS

At the College of Arts & Letters (CAL), we believe in the power of real-world experience and hands-on learning. Internships and experiential learning are important parts of undergraduate education, and elevate those that gain these experiences to the top of the job market.  We employ students from throughout the college in positions like Technology and Development, Graphic Design, Event Planning, Marketing, and…

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