The Value of an Internship; Watch Video

Four students discuss the impact of internships on their college education and life goals.

What is the value of an internship?

Students at Gettysburg College know!

Within the class of 2013, 67% of students completed an internship during their time at the College, and the Center for Career Development notes that these numbers have been increasing in recent years.

Four students who held internships this past summer discussed the impact of their experience on their education.

Angela Schimdt ’14, an Art Studio major, describes how her career goals always resided in the fashion industry. Through her internship with BCBG, she gained valuable practice as she applied what she learned in her studio art classes in a whole new way.

Anthony Castrovillo ’15, a Computer Science Major and History Minor, interned with NASA. He states that his experience with NASA laid the foundation for the rest of his experience at Gettysburg and beyond.

Learn more about Schmidt, Castrovillo, George Barton '14, and Sarah Delaney '16 and their internship experiences by watching the video above or by going to Youtube.

Do you have what it takes to be Gettysburg Great? Already accepted? Enroll today.

Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.

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Posted: Mon, 28 Oct 2013

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