More than 3,000 UT seniors will embark on a new journey after they graduate next week. Many will begin their first post-college jobs, while others will take internships or fellowships or attend graduate school in the fall. UT’s Center for Career Development aims to reach all undergraduates early in their college careers to help them achieve their goals after graduation.
Three UT cinema studies students spent their summer as interns for Dog Years, a feature film set in Knoxville starring Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds. Juniors Crue Smith and Lori Terrones and senior Corbin Phillips, pictured, worked twelve-hour days learning the ins and outs of filmmaking and how to make a story come to life.
Xylina Marshall, who graduated in May, is honing her Italian skills by participating in the VoluntarItaly program in Northern Italy. Marshall is one of nine students from UT’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures’ Language and World Business program who are getting hands-on experience in business while applying their foreign language skills in internships this summer.
Ryan Hammitt is an undergraduate student in Plant Sciences in the turfgrass science program, and he’s interning this summer as a groundskeeper at the All England Club in Wimbledon.
Five students are spending the summer working in Tennessee congressional offices as part of UT’s Congressional Internship program.
Communication Studies student Amelia Young will be spending her summer interning at Seacrest Studios in Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.
Gain invaluable experience working in the Disney College Program or interning at ESPN. These unique internships will give you valuable on-the-job training while being mentored by some of the best in the business.
A doctoral graduate recently started an appointment in public service at the US Department of Labor as part of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows program. Samantha Brown, a Hillsboro, Tennessee, native and 2015 doctoral graduate of the Higher Education Administration program in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, is one of 600 finalists across the nation selected out of more than 7,800 applicants for the program.
Take a moment to complete this “first destination” survey indicating your next step—whether it’s a job, internship, graduate school, military, or still seeking an opportunity.
Sophomore Boot Camp is a mini-conference exclusively for second-year students held January 12, 2016. Registering allows you access to sophomore-specific programming including searching for internships, studying abroad, writing resumes, accessing scholarships and fellowships, preparing for graduate school and more.