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Every week, we highlight a few positions that we think you'll find interesting. Learn more by checking out each pick on Handshake. While you're there, see what other interesting opportunities you find! Handshake is a great way to start exploring your career options and it is also the best way to stay informed on what you need to know as a job or internship seeker while you're a student here at U of M. Besides housing job & internship opportunities, Handshake also contains information about employer presentations, career fairs, workshops, and on-campus interviews.


Andree Joyaux, Recruitment Coordinator

ANDREE'S PICK: Intern in Volunteer Operations at New York Road Runners
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 12th, 2018 

If you like sports, running, exercise, or health & wellness, this could be a great position for you! This intern will support the planning and implementation of several road races in New York City. The work includes a lot of communications as well as leading and motivating volunteers. These skills are in TOP demand by employers and if you succeed in this position, you will have demonstrated expertise in these areas. Being a good communicator (being able to express yourself, explain your ideas, and persuade your colleagues -- in oral and written form) is one of the key skills that recruiters tell us they look for. And having leadership experience where you take initiative, plan and organize, and motivate others is another key skill that employers seek in candidates. So this internship seems like a great opportunity to develop important skills while also having fun!

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Bre Boersma, Student Marketer

BRE'S PICK: Sustainable Fashion Intern at Bolivia Internships
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 31st, 2018

If you are looking to learn more about socially responsible business or sustainability design then this internship id for you. With growing concerns about the health of the planet, you can take away from this internship a deeper understanding of socially responsible design. This is an abraod internship opportunity in Bolivia so basic understanfing of spanish is recomended.  Definitely a cool internship to check out for sure!

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