Falcon Career Spotlights

Courtney-Speigal

COURTNEY SPEIGAL

Major: Political Science '21

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

Beth helped me apply to The Washington Center Program and navigate challenges of moving away for a semester. The opportunity to work at the Office of the Attorney General has given me practical experience I will apply in my future career. The opportunity to live in Washington, D.C. also has been an experience I could not replicate anywhere else. It is the intersection of law, politics, and different cultures in one place!

Kendall-Coleman

KENDALL COLEMAN

Major: Sports Management '20

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

I had an opportunity to attend the Winter Boot Camp over winter break and learned more about the Career Center. I was able to take advantage of the services they have with a mock interview prior to my internship interview. The mock interview prepared me to land an internship, which gets me closer to my dream career. 

Phuong-(Emily)-Nguyen

PHUONG (EMILY) NGUYEN

Major: Information Systems and Business Analytics & Intelligence '19

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

I attended a T-Mobile Employer Spotlight event to learn about their internship program and career boot camp. I had a resume review and mock interviews with Eric Cubberly, and now I can continue my goal working for an international company. My work as a Financial Planning Analyst with T-Mobile helped me gain knowledge in a real world setting.  I could not have landed this internship without the Career Center!

Daesha-Singleton

DAESHA SINGLETON

Major: Human Development Family Studies '18

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

The Career Center helped review my resume and showed me what employers are looking for in the field. They also helped me realize how I work best with preschool aged children for future career options. I was able to gain an internship with the Child Development Lab.

Min-Metcalfe

MIN METCALFE

Major: Social Work '18

Type of Experiential Learning: Full-Time Employment

Assistant Director, Dakel Patterson, and I sat down weekly to review job opportunities, search techniques, and cover letter and resume writing, which helped me to achieve my career goal. I was able to gain a full-time position with Empowered for Excellence as a Licensed Social Worker! The Career Center yielded a positive outcome for me and helped strengthen my skills to find a job in my career path. 

Nigel-Montgomery-McMillan

NIGEL MONTGOMERY-MCNILLAN

Major: Marketing '20

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

The Career Center helped me choose a major in Marketing and gain confidence in myself when it came time for the interview process. Assistant Director, Dakel Patterson, helped me with possible questions I might be asked and explained why I needed to believe in my ability to be successful. He talked about goal setting and future planning, and really helped me go into the interview with confidence. 

Monica-Mann

MONICA MANN

Major: Apparel Merchandising and Product Development '19

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

I was able to utilize the Fall Expo Job and Internship Fair to speak with representatives from the Express Home Office. The event helped me to secure my position with Express, as they were able to put a face with my resume. I also expanded my network within the company and discussed opportunities for the future. I was contacted by Express a few days after the event and obtained an internship. 

Shermaine-Hutchins

SHERMAINE HUTCHINS, ALUMNUS

Major: Bio-Chemistry '16

Type of Experiential Learning: Undergraduate Research

As an Army veteran and non-traditional student, I found unwavering support and encouragement from the Career Center. I will be graduating with a master's degree and begin my administrative fellowship at ProMedica soon. The confidence to lead large health operations and create impact healthcare ventures was instilled in me through the Career Center. 

Erica-Eskins

ERICA ESKINS, ALUMNA

Major: Microbiology '17

Type of Experiential Learning: Undergraduate Research

The Career Center and Falcon Internship Guarantee program prepared me to have the proper materials to apply to these different opportunities. Through this preparation, I was always ready for experiential learning opportunities that I came across and was comfortable talking about my relevant strengths and experiences.

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KAMERON MURRAY-LAVETTE, FIG SCHOLAR

Major: Psychology '19

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

My internship at the Salvation Army opened my eyes to the different behaviors displayed by children. I feel that I better understand now how children work and how I can be of assistance to them when I become a clinical psychologist. Ultimately, I learned the importance of patience and having compassion for others.

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MICHAEL ANDERSON, FIG SCHOLAR

Major: Business Administration '19

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

At both Bendix and Lubrizol, I was very involved with updating product sales tools such as product information sheets and catalogues. I also was involved with several larger analytical projects, analyzing sales staff strategic trends, as well as customer purchase patterns.

Beccah-Knoop

REBECCAH KNOOP, FIG SCHOLAR

Major: Computer Science '18

Type of Experiential Learning: Internship

My internship at Progressive gave me the opportunity to work with a real team to create software that improved the customer experience. I learned to ask questions, get involved with different projects outside of my assignment, and treat every day like an interview.