In the summer of 2013, many of our students were off working in interesting internships around the country and around the world. Below are postings from some of our students involved with internships through two of our programs: Lawrence Scholars in Business and Conservatory2.

Students getting ready for life after Lawrence... Summer Interns

Navigant Consulting – First impressions of my internship – Adam McDonald

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:27pm
Walking into my internship with Navigant Consulting on my first day, I was equal parts excited and nervous. Personally, I believe this is the best possible combination. Excitement demonstrates that you are in the right place, that you are following a path that will be fulfilling and worthwhile. Nerves demonstrate that you are leaving your … Continue reading Navigant Consulting – First impressions of my internship – Adam McDonald

Lyric Opera – First impressions of my internship – Margaret McNeal

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:04pm
My first two weeks interning with the Lyric Opera were highly atypical: I am interning for their Lyric Unlimited Division’s Chicago Voices Initiative; part of this initiative is Chicago Sing, a project which asks people all over Chicago to celebrate their city across genres and abilities through song. For Chicago Sing, I rode around in … Continue reading Lyric Opera – First impressions of my internship – Margaret McNeal

Weill Music Institute – My first month – Daniel Bernstei

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 5:02pm
It’s so hard to believe that I am now one month into my internship at the Weill Music Institute. I have learned so much from my team and everyone at WMI, and every day at my internship has been incredibly fulfilling and exciting. In the office, I have been splitting my time between production and … Continue reading Weill Music Institute – My first month – Daniel Bernstei

Center for Deep Listening – My first month – Benjamin Hanson

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 6:53pm
The last month has gone really well for me; I’ve had a number of different projects to work on as a part of my internship while also having free time to relax and work on projects of my own. My biggest project has been collaborating with Tomie, the director of the Center for Deep Listening, … Continue reading Center for Deep Listening – My first month – Benjamin Hanson

World Business Chicago – My first month – Dylan Geary

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 6:45pm
This past month with CASE, I have been involved in numerous projects and activities. Although I have had a continuous work stream during my time at CASE, this month has been particularly exciting because I have seen some of my work utilized in large-scale initiatives. My main focus has been centered around creating Anchor Action … Continue reading World Business Chicago – My first month – Dylan Geary

Center for Deep Listening – First impressions of my internship – Benjamin Hanson

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 6:49pm
I’m spending my summer as an intern with the Center for Deep Listening in Troy, New York. In the first week I joined an intensive summer course in deep listening which has been wonderful to be a part of! It is exciting to have the chance to practice listening every day and to really dig … Continue reading Center for Deep Listening – First impressions of my internship – Benjamin Hanson

World Business Chicago – Internship early impressions – Dylan Geary

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 7:45pm
“If you’re not uncomfortable, you probably aren’t learning.” This line, spoken by my organization’s CEO in last week’s company-wide meeting, best epitomizes my time with World Business Chicago’s CASE initiative. CASE, Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy, is a network of Chicago’s public and private institutions leveraging their purchasing power to accelerate economic development through … Continue reading World Business Chicago – Internship early impressions – Dylan Geary

Weill Music Institute – Internship first impressions – Daniel Bernstein

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 5:23pm
I am very excited to be interning at the Weill Music Institute this summer in New York City. The Weill Music Institute (WMI) is the education and community arm of Carnegie Hall, and they are devoted to creating the most meaningful, inclusive, and high-quality musical experiences for everyone. They are especially devoted to enabling musical … Continue reading Weill Music Institute – Internship first impressions – Daniel Bernstein

Congratulations Intern Olivia Kirchberg, 2017, Common Threads

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 10:28am
Olivia Kirchberg, 2017 Government Volunteer Programs Intern, Common Threads, Chicago, IL Organization website: http://www.commonthreads.orghttp://www.commonthreads.org “I am excited to learn about the educational programs Common Threads is delivering to children and families across the country and to explore my interests related to nutrition and food policy. “

Congratulations Intern Maria Mankin, 2018, Chicago Lab of Emotion and Physiology

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 11:27am
Maria Mankin, 2018 Psychology, International Relations Research Assistant, Chicago Lab of Emotion and Physiology , Chicago, IL Organization website: http://shankman-lab.psch.uic.edu/ “I look forward to learning the dynamics of working in a lab and conducting research. “

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