The Vermont Cynic

The Dig – Amanda Chase

The Dig - Amanda Chase

Jean MacBride

October 30, 2019

In Episode 4 of the Dig, Jean MacBride interviews Amanda Chase, Internship Coordinator at the UVM Career Center about getting internships. The Dig now has its own instagram: @cynicdig

Summer internships yield valuable work experience

Sophomore Kelsey Deemer walks with both her campers and a fellow counselor at a summer camp in Brookston, Indiana in July. Deemer spent nine weeks sleeping in a cabin with 13-14 year old girls and doing activities such as spa nights, ropes courses and boat races this summer.

Marjorie McWilliams, Staff Writer

September 1, 2019

While the school year is crammed with classes, course work and extracurriculars, for some the summer is just as action packed.  Between internships, jobs and summer fun, many UVM students were busy learning and expanding their horizons this summer.  Sophomore Kelsey Deemer worked as a camp ...

Three study tips by way of Capitol Hill

Three study tips by way of Capitol Hill

Abby Robins

August 30, 2019

As summer ends, I have been reflecting on my experience working as a legislative intern in Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office on Capitol Hill. I had opportunities to attend briefings, write memoranda for senior staff, answer constituent calls and watch politics in action. Throughout this experience, I identifi...

Counseling interns pulled from Burlington High School

Counseling interns pulled from Burlington High School

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

September 18, 2018

Alek Fleury This story updated at 3:59 p.m. Sept. 19 to correct a statement that a practicum student at Burlington High School worked with Macias despite requesting not to. The student was working on a practicum and was invited back for an internship the next year at the high school, which she decli...

The intern generation

Mills Sparkman

April 5, 2018

“You think kids want to come with their parents and take fox-trot lessons? Trips to Europe, that’s what the kids want. Twenty-two countries in three days.” This line was uttered by hotel owner Max Kellerman in the 1987 film “Dirty Dancing,” and his sentiment of teenagers wanting different ...

UVM replaces online career network

UVM replaces online career network

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

A new online service is available for UVM students and alumni looking for job, internship and career advice. Handshake, which has replaced the Catamount Job Link, was opened to students Aug. 24 by the Career Center, director Pamela Gardner said. The Career Center decided to make the move to the new...

Career Center starts up job shadowing program

Career Center starts up job shadowing program

March 10, 2015

During winter break this year, the UVM Career Center paired about 55 students with various alumni as part of their new job shadowing program.This opportunity allows current students to follow a former Catamount to their job in order to help them get work experience.Amanda Chase, an internship coordinato...

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