Internship Spotlight: Carter Center Intern Strives to Leave an Impact

Natalia Barreto ’13 first learned of The Carter Center during her freshman year at Oglethorpe, when President Carter visited campus to discuss “Building Hope,” a video highlighting the Center’s efforts to advance human rights and alleviate unnecessary human suffering in more than 70 countries. “It made me realize that’s what I wanted to do,” says Natalia, adding that …

Finding My Way at the Modern Media Conference

As a senior at Oglethorpe, my current goals involve deciding where I want to go with my life, which paths I wish to embark upon and which journeys I will undertake.  Ironically, on a physical plane, my navigational abilities are not exactly “present.”  Maps and signs befuddle me, as do landmarks, and I can find …

Internship Spotlight: Newell Rubbermaid Internal Auditing Experience

When accounting major Cory Leff ’13 took his first auditing class in the spring semester, it wasn’t his first experience in the subject. His internship with Atlanta-based Newell Rubbermaid, a global marketer of consumer and commercial products that touches millions of people every day, had already given him a hands-on lesson in internal auditing. As an intern, Cory …

OU Student’s Internship Offers Real World Experience

More than half of college students nationwide complete internships, making the experience an essential credential for competition in the current job market. Oglethorpe places a high priority on providing opportunities for students to gain practical experience through internships and other experiential learning. Here, studio art major Nicole Kang ’12 shared her internship experience with us back in 2010: …

One Student’s (Front Row) Take on the World Cup

A while back, we featured a rising senior, Malika Whitley, who was spending her Summer Break the OU Way as a programming assistant for the National Black Arts Festival.  Now, she’s in  South Africa, working as an intern for the City of Cape Town’s Special Events department and blogging about her adventures.  Find out her take on the …