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Meet Catherine Falvey, an Economics and Mathematics major at Eastern who recently completed her internship at Travelers in Hartford, CT. Catherine learned about the Business Intelligence and Geospatial Internship Program at Travelers when she attended Eastern’s Career & Internship Fair offer. Throughout her internship, Catherine had the opportunity to work on projects and develop her teamwork and collaboration skills while interacting with other interns. Many of the projects she worked on allowed her to apply her critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills. Catherine indicated her
experience at Travelers prepared her well for the future and encourages students to pursue internship opportunities. She stated: “They are a great experience as you get to see yourself in that area or business to pursue.” All the best Catherine Falvey as she gets ready to walk in May!
Our intern of the week is Kate Cobb! Kate is a Communications major who will be graduating May 2019. She completed a Social Media internship with Eastern’s Office of Alumni Affairs in the fall of 2018. In her role, Kate managed the office’s social media sites, responded to messages, and engaged with their audience. Kate had the opportunity to find innovative ways to communicate with the social media audience and engage them in the activities she was promoting. In addition, she was able to present her ideas at weekly staff meetings on how to engage a wider audience. Kate gained valuable digital technology experience by using social media to maintain constant, professional communication with the office’s followers. Kate stated she worked with inspiring co-workers and had a lot of fun at her internship, but never let it be a distraction from her work and professionalism. Throughout her internship, Kate was able to utilize and develop her communication and digital technology skills and her professionalism and work ethic. Kate added “it’s easy to feel like you can slack--work wise and attire--but always dress to impress and work hard. Even though it’s not a full-time job, it becomes an amazing recommendation.” Congrats Kate and all the best for the rest of the semester!
Meet Patrice Eugene! Patrice is a junior, completing a double major in English and Sociology and will be graduating May 2020. During the summer of 2018, Patrice interned at the Chicago – Kent College of Law in Illinois. While there, he participated in the Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, where he worked with Federal judges and lawyers at government law firms. Patrice, who aspires to be an attorney, found this experience beneficial, as it gave him an early introduction to law school. Patrice learned about this internship through independent research and was able to receive academic credit for his participation. For several weeks, he attended law classes taught by experienced attorneys, professors and legal experts. Through this, he had the opportunity to sharpen his critical thinking and writing skills. Patrice added this internship gave him a preview of the lifestyle that he will soon commit to when he pursues law school. He also shared that his supervisor advised him to “take your experience a step further and dream bigger.” Getting the opportunity to collaborate with people who have similar interests and networking with them, was the best part of Patrice’s internship. Congrats on an awesome internship Patrice and all the best for the semester! #InternshipWednesday