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Nov 21, 2017
Wright State University students interested in history as a profession got a peek into their futures when history grads shared their career stories as part of a uniquely crafted event...
Oct 30, 2017
Erix Infante, a graduate history student, plans to pursue a career creating exhibitions for museums after he graduates from Wright State.
Jun 26, 2017
Lukas Wenrick, who graduated from Wright State in April with a degree in social science education, will attend the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
May 4, 2017
Graduate public history student Hadley Drodge is going through photos, drawings, Bibles and other materials to assemble the exhibit at the National Afro-American Museum.
Apr 18, 2017
The College of Liberal Arts Internship Partners Expo connected students with internship opportunities.
Oct 27, 2016
Scores of students picked their way among the information tables at the Major and Career Exploration Expo organized by the Center for Liberal Arts Student Success.
Nov 14, 2014
Jamie Jaggers, a senior majoring in Crime and Justice Studies, is completing her internship with the United States Probation Office.  One of the interesting parts of her internship, shown in the photo, involved a recent meeting with the Judges to prepare for the specialized Federal Reentry Court session.   Crime and Justice Studies majors are required to complete an internship through one of three departments: Political Science, Sociology/Anthropology or Urban Affairs and Geography.  Jamie...
Sep 22, 2014
Matt Chinn’s internship experience began well before his time at Wright State ever did.  As a local graduate of Kettering Fairmont High School, he wasted no time looking for summer work and was fortunate enough to find a position at The Reynolds and Reynolds Company scanning files so what were formerly paper files could now be easily accessible in a digital format.  Adjusting to the corporate environment was a bit of a shock, but his managers and co-workers were understanding and made the...
May 19, 2014
As students peruse local job listings they often notice that almost all jobs require previous work experience. For many students this can be frightening. Students know what they are doing and are ready for a job, but cannot get a job without experience. And how do students get that experience if all the jobs require previous experience? This is where an internship comes in handy. As an English major seeking a career in the Professional and Technical Writing field I understand how important...
May 12, 2014
Zhaleh Freels, a ’09 International Studies graduate, took anything but the traditional route to graduation.  Looking back, she credits her co-op position at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as one of the most beneficial factors to her career success.  Zhaleh, who started Wright State as an Art major in 1998, eventually realized that International Studies was her true vocation. After a number of breaks from school to raise her son and daughter, Zhaleh was determined to finish her degree, so in...


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