Wingate Communications Student Interns at Blumenthal

By Sydney Taylor, Staff Writer A Wingate student had the opportunity to intern at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center this summer in Charlotte. Senior Communications major Ryan McKeel severed as Blumenthal’s Marketing Intern for two months. McKeel applied to the position through the company’s websites. “More than a hundred people applied for the job,” said McKeel, who felt that Wingate appropriately prepared him for the internship. … Continue reading Wingate Communications Student Interns at Blumenthal

Opinion: Internships should be a Graduation Requirement

Sydney Taylor, Staff Writer It’s common knowledge that when applying for a job, employers like to see that an applicant has had some prior experience working in that field. That’s what makes internships so great. Students get the experience employers like and they also learn things that they wouldn’t in a regular classroom setting. Given how much of an impact an internship can have on … Continue reading Opinion: Internships should be a Graduation Requirement

Water-Repelling Coating Made by Wingate Student

Fun with Science Oystein Fjeldberg, Staff Writer As part of his internship with United Protective Technologies, senior Sam Efird of Wingate University has developed a superhydrophobic coating that can be easily applied onto a surface in order to make it perfectly water-repelling. For a little over a year, chemistry business major Sam Efird has worked as an intern at United Protective Technologies (UPT). UPT is … Continue reading Water-Repelling Coating Made by Wingate Student

New campus organization helps find internships for students

Internship Opportunities at Wingate Cierra Smith, Staff Writer As college students may know, the idea of getting out into the workforce once graduating can be stressful in itself. So, when looking for internships, the stress can be just as daunting. Most college students feel as if they have to get an internship that directly pertains to their major, but in reality, it is better for … Continue reading New campus organization helps find internships for students

Students prep for the future with Internships and Career Services

Tips for Internships and Career Services  Cierra Smith, Staff Writer As many college students may know, the stresses of getting out into the workforce after spending four years earning a degree can be monumental. During those four years, the students spend the majority of their time researching what they want to do and who they want to be once graduating, and that can also be … Continue reading Students prep for the future with Internships and Career Services