KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —
Going back to school and training with Arizona State’s swimmers occasionally reminds four-time Olympic gold medalist Allison Schmitt of her relatively advanced age...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Carlos Vasquez found his passion for coding while working in a factory.
He listened to audiobooks about software development and heard from those who work in technology....
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Audrey Mugisha admits that until two weeks ago, he had barely looked under the hood of a car.
Now the 18-year-old knows how to change the oil in your car. He can rotate...
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A program in north Mississippi is treating student interns like star athletes.
The Daily Corinthian reports 15 students from Corinth and Alcorn County have signed...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Toward the end of his freshman year of college at the University of Virginia, Shreejan Gupta applied for a bunch of summer internships.
"I didn't hear back from any of them," said Gupta, expressing the same frustration heard from many college students who haven't had time to build up a resume yet.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — In an office overlooking Fairmont's Gateway Connector, Rachel Mitchell is excited to break new ground, but in a way, she has went back to the past.
While she may have a a new job title, her place of work at the Marion County Visitor Center is where she took her formative steps into the world of parks and recreation several years ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to try to open up access to the entertainment business for people from underrepresented communities and give some a foot in the door at the most critical moment — when college graduation is in sight and the job market is looming.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Walmart plans to donate $2 million to two congressional minority caucus foundations to fund programs for students and young professionals.
The Bentonville-based retail behemoth said Tuesday that the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute will each receive three-year, $1 million grants which will go toward paid congressional internships, housing, monthly stipends, professional development and leadership training.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Heavy lifting was going on all around him, but intern Kevin Thomas was focused on his little corner of the Pinners Point.
There was painting to be done. And the Pinners Point — a 1,400-horsepower, 55-foot tugboat owned by Crofton Industries, a local maritime construction company — was a day from Norfolk's annual Parade of Sail.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Those who step into this virtual world will face thieving cyber gangs who are on the hunt for electronic bikes in Europe.
Players assume the role of a cyber-detective: cracking codes and solving puzzles to prevent thefts and protect vulnerable systems.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — So far this semester, Adrianna Schroeder has observed a bladder tumor removal, two knee replacements and two tonsil removals.
Shadowing surgeries at UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital has given the Wahlert Catholic High School senior the chance to see a different side of the human body.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — McKenzi Loid, a young public relations professional and Bowling Green High School graduate, was still starting her career when she was suddenly killed in a car accident last summer.
Now, through a new internship in her name, a public relations student at Western Kentucky University is working with BGHS journalism students to pass on public relations principles as they plan and run their own publicity campaign.
MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Walker plays in the NFL. He spent the last month in the NBA.
The Indianapolis Colts linebacker started his offseason by spending four weeks as an intern with the Miami Heat, getting a crash course on how the basketball team from his hometown handles things from a business operations standpoint. The Heat exposed Walker to plenty, including how game nights work and the execution of off-site events.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls students will soon be able to trade hands-on work experience for high school credit.
The city's public high schools are working to expand internship options for students to give them experience in career fields that interest them, the Argus Leader reported.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has apologized for referencing the Netflix show "House of Cards" while advertising an internship opportunity after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced about the show's star, Kevin Spacey.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — College students pursuing careers in agriculture or government can apply for internships in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says the internship program gives students a hands-on work experience that helps prepare them for future careers.
In addition to agriculture, KDA interns can work in education, computer science, marketing, communications, pre-law and other fields.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Students who went with confidence and a smile to Marshall University's Fall 2017 Career Expo the afternoon of Oct. 3 might just have left with an internship or an employment opportunity, or at least some irons in the fire.
More than 90 employers filled the Memorial Student Center's Don Morris Room and overflowed into the main lobby as upward of 400 students filed in to gather information, meet prospective employers and make new connections.
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Six months ago, Steven Jordan lived in survival mode. As the sole provider for his unemployed mother, young sister and himself, the 19-year old scraped together whatever he could to pay the bills with part-time work at Burger King, painting houses and other odd jobs. On knowledge tests, he rated below high-school level. Although he managed to enroll in a few Lower Columbia College classes, thinking about the future wasn't easy.
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago is accepting applications for its program to provide summer jobs and internships for young people.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office says in a news release the program called One Summer Chicago will provide more than 30,000 summer jobs and internships for young people throughout the city between the ages of 14 to 24.
People have until May 15 to apply at www.onesummerchicago.org .
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — At a very young age, Noah Hahn knew he wanted to be a police officer.
"My dad was a probation parole officer for a while," Hahn said. "And I always knew I wanted to be a cop since I was a little kid."
The 19-year-old Lewis Central graduate is now a junior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha majoring in criminal justice. Hoping to follow a career in law enforcement, Hahn is participating in an internship program through the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Nashville has launched a summer job program that officials say will help young people ages 14 to 24 find meaningful job and internships.
Mayor Megan Barry announced the new initiative, which is called Opportunity NOW, at Pearl-Cohn Magnet High School.
She told students more than 7,000 jobs or paid internships had been secured and are available. The goal is to have 10,000 jobs or internships available by summer.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wesley Underhill, 16, was having one of those mornings.
He dropped his phone in a toilet the day before, rendering it, and its alarm clock, useless, The Capital Times (http://bit.ly/2cLGVOI ) reported. After waking up late for work and missing the bus, he decided to call a cab but ran into more trouble.
"Phone books aren't even a thing anymore, so I had to call the operator," Underhill, 16, said. "Did you know you could do that?"