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Tips for landing the perfect internship during a pandemic

Tips for landing the perfect internship during a pandemic

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief March 10, 2021

If you had an internship offer revoked last summer as COVID-19 swept the world, you’re not alone: a National Association of Colleges and Employers survey in May 2020 found that 22% of employers rescinded...

Mercer's Center for Career Services and Professional Development is located on the third floor of the Connell Student Center. Archived photo from The Cluster staff.

How the Center for Career and Professional Development helps students find jobs in a pandemic

Henry Keating, Student Government Correspondent March 6, 2021
COVID-19 has not stopped Mercer’s Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) from serving students daily through virtual coaching and counseling.
How COVID-19 affected students’ internships

How COVID-19 affected students’ internships

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer September 12, 2020
COVID-19 has forced students to adapt in many different ways this year. Zoom has become a classroom for many, housing may be different for some and internships went remote. Students who intended on interning during the summer didn’t anticipate a pandemic or the effects it would have on their experience and possible job opportunities in the future. 
Joshua Dupaty, a fourth-year biomedical engineering major, spent his summer participating in a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program where he received an honorable mention for an outstanding oral presentation at the conference. Photo courtesy of Joshua Dupaty

What were the bears up to this summer?

Mahima Sultan, Lifestyle & Opinions Editor August 14, 2019
Over the summer, the bears left the den for three months — but what exactly were they up to during this time?
Photo by Yusuf Tas

Internships at The Big House

Sterling Neill September 12, 2018

Are you interested in internships that allow you to learn more about Macon’s history? Then consider The Big House Museum. Located at 2321 Vineville Ave, The Big House has been a famous Macon landmark...

Where in the world did bears go this summer?

Laurel Huster, Lifestyle and Opinions Editor August 16, 2018

Over the summer, some Mercer students participated in many different internships, study abroad programs and research fellowships. Here are a few who represented the Mercer family by working all over the...

Middle Georgia area provides internships, economy creates need for work experience

September 21, 2011

While the economic situation remains stagnate, students will have to find more inventive ways to market themselves. Countless companies around the country stress the importance of work experience on any...

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