Category Archives: Internships

Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Scott Sims, an honors accounting and finance double major in Walton College, beams at everyone we pass in the Bentonville Sam’s Club, greeting the workers like old friends. He throws back samples of orange juice and pineapple, putting everyone at … Continue reading

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Ms. Terlouw Goes to Harvard

Abby Terlouw, an Honors College Fellow and biomedical engineering major from Bentonville, spent a busy summer studying kidney cells through a $750,000 microscope. She participated in the highly selective Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine, a program supported by a … Continue reading

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Saving Cash on Great Lash: Iliana Cuts Costs at L’Oreal

If you forget any of your safety equipment, you’re likely to get a firm nudge before you pass the first production line. The workers tromp around in steel-toed boots, goggles and hairnets while automated machines whir to life about them. … Continue reading

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On WWOOFing, Beekeeping & (Sweet!) Blackberries: 5 Questions for Olivia Caillouet

Olivia Caillouet, an honors horticulture junior from Little Rock, believes that “there’s only so much you can learn in a textbook – you have to get out and complete it with hand’s on learning.” She’s gotten her hands deep in … Continue reading

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Local Initiatives, Global Solutions: 5 Questions with Truman Scholar Mike Norton

Senior agricultural economics and poultry science double major Mike Norton was recently named a 2012 Truman Scholar. Most of the department was on hand to congratulate Norton and share some cake when the news was revealed, but the road to … Continue reading

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Make it the Best Time of Your Life.

The best advice I can give to an incoming freshman all the way up to an outgoing senior is: DO something. It has been the best decision that I have made in all of my years at the University of … Continue reading

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Internship: Engineering and Washington, D.C.

Whitney Davis is a junior electrical engineering major in the College of Engineering. This summer she worked for the Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) and now she shares a bit of her experience with us. “Better get started … Continue reading

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Public Policy Up Close

Last spring senior honors student Andrew Walchuk heard an eyewitness account of covert operations in the Nixon White House just as Obama’s administration was struggling to respond to WikiLeaks’ release of U.S. State department diplomatic cables. Walchuk and 59 other … Continue reading

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Back Home

I’ve been home for about a week now and after hectically running around town to do all my Christmas shopping I finally have a moment to reflect on my time in Washington, DC. While it is wonderful to be back … Continue reading

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Second Post

Don’t worry I wont always write this often and this much. While in DC, I’m interning with CentroNia, a Spanish-English bi-lingual charter school.  During most of the week I work in their development office and during part of the week … Continue reading

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