Well fellow Spartans, I’m back! I don’t know about you, but I did not expect to be as busy over the past month as I have been. With no internship to give myself a rigid schedule, I found myself picking up multiple side jobs here and there to fill my time. When you add in classes and the Virtual Internship Experience, I found myself struggling to keep up. Fortunately, the summer is ending, and we are almost one month away from the beginning of our last year at Michigan State. Time sure did fly by even if the usual summer activities were hindered by the presence of the Coronavirus.

As we move into this last month of summer, I am really going to be going all in on the full-time job search. Before I get focused on that, I am super excited for National Intern Day. For those of you who don’t know, July 30th is recognized as National Intern Day, and the Michigan State has set up a fantastic virtual internship experience that I am so excited to participate in. Listed below is the schedule that I am planning to participate fully in!

9 – 9:45a Introduction to Tableau: Analyzing the John Hopkins data - presented by Stryker

10 – 10:45a Think Like a Recruiter: Building a Great LinkedIn Profile - presented by Target

11 – 11:45a What’s Next for Interns, Graduates and Future Hires – presented by DTE Energy

12 –12:45a Unpacking your Internship, Documenting value in your Experience - presented by WHO LOGIC

1 – 1:45p Project Management roles in the Medical Device Industry - presented by Stryker

2 – 2:45p Lean Six Sigma Foundations: Understanding the Basic Principles - presented by


3 – 3:45p Interviewing 101 – How to ACE your Virtual Interview – presented by ZF

4 –4:45p Case Interviews: Not Your Average Interview - presented by Crowe LLC

5 – 6:00p Recruiter Panel: Discussion of Fall Recruitment – Expectations and Opportunities; with representatives from: Auto Owners, General Electric, General Motors, Rocket Mortgage, Target and TechSmith

All these sessions will be held using the same Zoom Webinar ID 92555706127. All these events are 100% free for everyone, and you can participate in anywhere from one to all the sessions that you find interesting or think will benefit you.

I hope all of you will be able to attend as many of the sessions as you can. Stay tuned over the next few weeks. I will be trying to keep all of you updated as I ramp up my full-time job search!

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