The Buchtelite

Internships: Worth or waste of time?

Internships: Worth or waste of time?

By Keirsten Heckel, Student Writer

April 6, 2015

There is one thing that seems to weigh on every student’s mind as they move further into their major: internships. Trying to find an internship is a stressful process for students and the “I” word seems to be a dark cloud that constantly hovers over the student body. College puts this idea in students’...

Experience is essential

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 10, 2014

In high school, one may have worked to afford nights out with friends at the movies, weekends at the mall, or even saving for college. As a student, working means saving for necessities and being more responsible with one’s funds. In order to pay for rent, bills, car maintenance, or simply tuition,...

Grant used to provide new internships and co-ops

March 7, 2013

Gabby Glandorf The University of Akron recently received a little under a million dollars through the Ohio Means Internships and Co-Ops (OMIC) grant. “The goal of the grant is to open up new paid internship and co-op opportunities for students so that they can get real world experience before they go o...

LinkedIn connects students

March 5, 2012

By: Jackie Lallo Living in the digital age, it is important to be conscious of what can be found about you on the internet. Often, potential employers will scan your Facebook page and its content before deciding to hire you. This has proven to be detrimental to many hopefuls. Founded in 2003, LinkedI...

Internships are the way to go

October 10, 2011

By: Claire Sadler Internships are notorious for giving students the chance to relate their information to real world atmospheres. This makes individuals capable of developing skills which will help them enhance their performance in the workforce. Many students don’t realize how important it is to plan for their future until that day is st...