Internship Search? Don’t Stress!

It’s that time again where students are already looking for internships for Summer 2015. Several companies have already interviewed and some students already have internships locked in place. Don’t let this scare you! There is plenty of time to look for internships for next summer. Your best bet is to start by looking on Isenberg Experience and UMass Experience for internships that may interest you. Another helpful tool is to look at the internships and jobs with Upcoming Application Deadlines. … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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Liberty Mutual Opportunity! Deadline Approaching

The Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars program challenges students in undergraduate programs with excellent academic achievements to demonstrate what it means to be responsible.  Liberty Mutual recognizes that there are thousands of students doing great things on their college campuses everyday.  We want to know how you make a difference!

The Responsible Scholars ™ Alternative Spring Break Grants

The Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars™ Alternative Spring Break Grants provide funding for up to 10 student organizations to help rebuild and strengthen communities … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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Freshman Internships Matter!

“It’s okay, you’re only a Freshman. You don’t need an internship,” they say. WRONG we say! Freshman internships DO matter, they DO set you apart, and they DO make a difference in how you are looked at for future internships. Here’s why:

Having an internship freshman year makes you stand out. It shows that you are determined and that you have the drive to succeed. Employers will see that you really want to do well in your future career because … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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Take a trip to a Pratt & Whitney Jet Hangar on NOV 20th! (Freshmen and Sophomores wanted!!)

Have you ever seen a jet engine – up close and personal? Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies,  makes jet engines and a lot of other cool stuff! Get on the bus and travel to CT where you can see what propels big planes – and, learn about the UTC Financial Leadership Program.

United Technologies invites Isenberg Accounting and Finance majors (underclassmen welcome!) to an on-site networking event at the Pratt & Whitney Hangar in East Hartford, CT, … Read more »

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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iIntern Feature: Lisa Palombo

Lisa Palombo, Marketing, 2016
Buying Intern

TJX

What are you doing?
I was a buying intern at TJX Companies Inc. and I worked in their corporate office in Framingham Ma. In the eight weeks I was there, not one day was the same. One day, I was pulling reports, analyzing numbers, turns, and sales in order to create an optimal business strategy. Another day I was meeting with vendors who want to sell us their product. I constantly interacted with my buying team, planning and … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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The Power of Asking Good Questions

In my opinion, one of the most important business skills to have is the ability to ask concise, thoughtful questions. I can promise you that preparing as many well-thought out questions as possible before an interview, networking event, internship evaluation, or any professional setting will be so beneficial to you. Here’s why:

1) You will get more informative and helpful answers: There are absolutely conversations where someone will give you incredibly specific and detailed answers to general questions, and where you are able to learn … Read more »

By Gabriel Sehringer
Gabriel Sehringer Intern Gabriel Sehringer
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