From building vital skills to giving students the upper edge when applying for jobs, the benefits of internships are vast and wide. What’s more, studies show that students not only walk away from internships feeling career-ready, but 85% of companies look to their internship programs to recruit for their full-time workforce.
This past year Claremont McKenna College rising senior and Earl Woods Scholar Alicia Frausto had the unique experience of living and learning in four different countries. While each locale shaped Frausto in many different ways, today she shares details about her summer internship in Bangalore, India. The months she spent as a communications intern at […]
Along with financial assistance, the Earl Woods Scholarship Program assists college students in securing internships in their career-related fields. Today we hear from DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC), which has been a dedicated internship provider to our scholars looking to focus in software engineering work. Through their hands-on internship program, DECISIVE ANALYTICS offers students the opportunity […]
Earl Woods Scholar Joanna Cheung spent the summer in China, not only exploring the land but participating in a six-week internship with tech startup Beijing Lehome Information and Technology. From her cultural excursions with her fellow cohort of Scholars, to her time spent learning within Beijing’s technology industry, Cheung shares the new and memorable experiences […]
It is hard to find a more inspiring mentor than Earl Woods. A decorated Army veteran, Woods played a pivotal role in the groundbreaking golf career of his son, Tiger Woods, by passing along his love of the game and mentoring his son into the greatest golfer of his era. So when city, education and […]
The French translation of the timeless quote attributed to Julius Caesar, “I came, I saw, I conquered,” was boldly displayed in sparkly gold and silver letters on my graduation cap: “J’ai venu, j’ai vu, j’ai vaincu.” For over a decade, I have approached every challenge and obstacle with this mindset, including my internship at the […]
As the summer months turn to fall, recent college graduates continue to pound the pavement looking for employment. Although the job market seems to be more open than it was a few years ago, there are still challenges to overcome for the young worker. To gain an advantage we strongly recommend our scholars seek internships […]
At the foundation, we believe internships are a crucial step in preparing the businessmen and women of tomorrow for workplace success. That’s why each of our Earl Woods Scholars receive real-life work experience through internships related to their interests and future careers. And it’s here that they gain the skills and knowledge they need to […]
Mentor JuVan Langford shares a special tradition with his mentee.