Peter SviggumSTUDENT NAME: Peder Sviggum

MAJOR: Public Relations

CLASS OF (GRADUATION YEAR): 2016

NAME/ LOCATION OF INTERN SITE: Office of Career Services and Internships

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:Resume Editing, Mock Interviewing, and Workshop Assistance

HOW DID YOU FIND OUT ABOUT THIS INTERNSHIP?: Mike Hagarty

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST FAVORITE PART OF THE INTERNSHIP?: Working with the Peer Career Team to accomplish tasks. I work with three other interns (Jessica Vitale, Jase Pater and Joe Malino) and they all have great skills that add to our group.

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PART OF THE INTERNSHIP?: Finding ways to create a more accessible way for students to learn about all of the beneficial aspects Career Services and Internships.

WHAT’S BEEN THE BIGGEST LESSON(S): The workshops that the Career Services and Internship office conduct are extremely beneficial. You can learn a large amount of knowledge by participating in them. I wish I would have been more involved with them in the past.

ADVICE TO OTHER STUDENTS PREPARING FOR AN INTERNSHIP: If you don’t have a LinkedIn account, get one. This is a huge tool for individuals looking for the next step after school.

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