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Do you know what SI students were up to this summer?

Do you know what SI students were up to this summer? Many of them were working hard in their PEP internships doing some pretty amazing things for some great organizations in the U.S. and abroad!

Did you know that these students have been conducting some pretty great presentations on their internship experiences at SI@Work over the past 2 months?

If you were unable to attend the SI@Work presentations and want to learn more, here’s a quick glance at a few of those experiences…

• Designed interface screens for NASA
• Worked on the Image Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
• Learned how to manage large-scale IT projects for a global management consulting firm in Thailand
• Worked on a digital preservation project for the Smithsonian Institution Archives
• Helped to improve search engine optimization for Oxygen Network.com for NBC
• Helped to improve the user experience at the Abbott Labs corporate library
• Worked for a fortune 500 company and global manufacturer of major home appliances
• Experienced what it’s really like to work in youth and teen services for a public library

Want more? Don’t worry, you can access all of the SI@Work presentations online at http://www.si.umich.edu/careers/internships.htm. Search by Term/Year: Summer 2009.

Each student has created a one-page ePortfolio where they describe where they worked this summer, including goals/objectives and outcomes.

Under their names, you can click on their SI@Work presentation to learn even more about their experiences i.e., tasks/accomplishments, learning outcomes, valuable SI courses, critical skills, trends in the field, company culture, and the impact this experience had on their career goals. Some of these presentations take a minute or so to open, so please be patient.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the SI@Work presentations, please contact the SI Career Development Office at si.careers@umich.edu

Posted by kkowatch at November 6, 2009 02:33 PM

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