Sophomore Annie Petro participates in Intensive 5-week Dance Festival

Annie Petro

Sophomore Annie Petro, who majors in Contemporary Dance, was able to participate in a 5-week intensive called American Dance Festival in Durham, North Carolina. ADF is a dance intensive that allows college and professional dancers to experience a summer of …

By Kasey Cassle
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Senior Annie Hope Mazzola’s Career Journey through 3 Retail & Fashion Internships

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Many college students aspire to obtain internships that will help them achieve their career goals and, for some, find out exactly what their career goals are.  Senior Annie Hope Mazzola hasn’t just had one internship during her time at IU, …

By Lia Thayer
Lia Thayer Peer Coach Lia Thayer
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Sophomore Carrick Moon Steps Out of His Major and Comfort Zone at Season Magazine


Sophomore Carrick Moon is double majoring in political science and sociology, but that doesn’t stop him from succeeding as the Director of Finances for Season Magazine, a student-run fashion magazine.

“Although on the surface, the role of Director of Finance …

By Sophie Todd
Sophie Todd Peer Coach Sophie Todd
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Take a Post-Graduation Gap Year with City Year


Before Allie Zatkin graduated from IU, she wasn’t really sure what she wanted to do.

“I knew I wanted to work with people and work for a mission I was passionate about, but in full transparency, I didn’t really know …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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No Live Sports, Now What!?


With live sports currently canceled for the season, sports media students may be unsure on how to further develop and practice their technical skills for their future careers? Sports Media Associate Professor, Galen Clavio, offers tips and tricks for staying …

By Sarah Cady
Sarah Cady Associate Director, Employer Relations Sarah Cady
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Email, LinkedIn & Other Templates for Reaching Out to Employers 

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Concerns surrounding COVID-19 and public health have led to a shift in plans for many and may have brought uncertainty to your summer plans, especially regarding potential jobs and internships.

The Walter Center is committed to maintaining ongoing communication with …

By Heather Farmer
Heather Farmer Associate Director of Employer Relations, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design Heather Farmer
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Now Hiring: Paid, Remote ‘Microinternships’ in Partnership with ParkerDewey


The Walter Center for Career Achievement is continuing to closely monitor the challenges associated with COVID-19 and its impact on student internships.  As such, we want to let you know of a new partnership we have with Parker Dewey that …

By Will Reed
Will Reed Senior Associate Director, Employer Relations Will Reed
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Senior Tiffany Xie applies English and Biology Studies in Adriane Labs Internship

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Tiffany Xie is a double major in the College of Arts and Science, soon to graduate with a BA in English and a BS in Biology. She is interested in continuing her education in medical school and exploring how her …

By Kasey Cassle
Kasey Cassle Peer Coach Kasey Cassle
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Geography Alumnus, Entrepreneur Chris Walls Shares his Story of Patience and Passion


As co-founder and chief operating officer of 39 Degrees North (39°N), Chris Walls has taken his interests and created a business that continues to grow and thrive at new levels over 15 years later.

“A random class,” is the response …

By Brandon Barnes
Brandon Barnes Peer Coach Brandon Barnes
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Caroline Yauck Stitches Together Future Plans after Internship in Women’s Denim

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Do you own a pair of American Eagle jeans? 🙋‍♀️

Senior Caroline Yauck spent last summer on the women’s denim team at American Eagle Outfitters, which is a huge sector of the company. She spent her days sending financial recaps to …

By Lia Thayer
Lia Thayer Peer Coach Lia Thayer
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