Internships

Jesse Thompson (third from right) with the Construction Management Student Organization participating in the Appalachia Service Project Race to Build.

Before sophomore Honors College student Jesse Thompson came to Kent State in 2022 from Cincinnati, Ohio, he often watched HGTV with his father– a handy man around the house who was often building things. With that influence, Jesse decided to major in construction management. He chose to complete his required internship last summer and h...

Honors College student Betty Sterling beams with a passion for animals, so she was ecstatic to take on a fitting internship opportunity with the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center. After receiving an email from the biological sciences department about an intriguing internship opportunity, the second-year commuter changed her usual co...

Hospitality students in the DI Hub.

For the second year, several Kent Students will be awarded scholarships from The Olympia Companies – the organization that manages the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. The Hospitality Programs at Kent State The scholarships support students in Kent State’s Hospitality and Event Management program, which is part of t...

Sophie Young in front of NYT building

Sophie Young, ’23, a senior in the School of Media and Journalism, has always admired the New York Times and everything about it (including the Wordle). “It’s a lot of what I consume,” she says. “I get three different New York Times emails in my Inbox every day, and I’ve been reading them for a long time.” So, the opportunity to be p...

Outside view of the Townhall II building, where Marcus interned.

Marcus Haase is a senior Honors College student majoring in psychology. Throughout his course work at Kent State, Marcus has found that he has a special interest in clinical psychology. When he told Dr. Shannon Ciesla, one of his psychology professors, about his interest in clinical psychology, she recommended that Marcus consider int...

Laney Poling, standing in downtown Cleveland, Ohio with a mask on.

Laney Poling, a third-year Kent State Honors College fashion design major, recently had the opportunity to intern with Dress Haute, a Pennsylvania-based bridal and special occasion boutique, during the 2020 Fall Semester. Laney first heard about the position at Dress Haute from Millie Ott, the Internship Liaison for the School of Fashion, ...

Mathew Blasio, an Honors College junior musical theatre major with a dance minor from Cleveland, Ohio, completed an internship during the summer of 2019 with Woodstock Playhouse in Woodstock, New York. During the summer, he acted in four productions: “Mamma Mia!,” “Newsies,” “Hair,” and a version of “Alice in Wonderland.” This kind of prod...

Photo of the Kent State University arch on the Kent Campus

For college students in many areas of study, an internship experience may be a requirement for graduation from their program or an otherwise necessary step to reach the next stage in their education and their eventual careers. Regardless of whether or not it is required, students in all majors can benefit from having a quality internship e...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon.

If you are registered to attend this year’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) Career Expo on Thursday, Feb. 15 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom, you will have the opportunity to meet representatives from some of the industries most respected communication-related organizations and departments.  Who will you see? Mee...

Senior public relations major Daniel Henderson recently accepted a prestigious internship with the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, D.C. Henderson will be interning in the External Affairs Department and working specifically with the Foreign Policy Program. “CFR’s mission is to inform, not to influence, and they are non-...