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Four Ways an Internship Benefits You

18 Jul 2019 - 3:45pm
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As a student, chances are you’re completing an internship or you’re considering one. This type of work is common, as it provides many benefits to students carving their own career path.

Those who completed an internship during their degree were 13 percent more likely to find full-time employment over those that did not, according to a survey at Southwestern University. (See full article)

Overall, there are many benefits of an internship, here are four:

ICCIT Internships – a Look Back and a Look Forward

19 Nov 2018 - 1:17pm

As we wrap up the Fall 2018 semester, the Institute is happy to report that CCT410 and WRI410 have just set a new record by having a total of 35 students successfully complete internships in exchange for course credit. The internship courses, which have been around since 2004, have been seeing consistent and exceptional growth in terms of both student enrollment as well as employer engagement. Looking ahead to January 2019, there are approximately 50 more students signed up for the next offering of these courses.

Prof. Tero Karppi featured in UTM News

2 Oct 2018 - 4:15pm
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His new book, Disconnect: Facebook’s Affective Bonds, explores what happens when users try to deactivate their Facebook accounts. The book will be published by the University of Minnesota Press on Oct. 16. Read more

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