Interns and Internships

10 Reasons We Love Our Interns

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team June 22, 2015

  Summer is always an exciting time around here, especially with the start of another great summer intern program. This year, we’re excited to welcome more than 200 interns from some of the top universities in the country. Every year we’re blown away by the amazing level of talent these interns have — so much […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Intern Experience

by Julie Hoch May 29, 2015

An internship can be a transforming experience, especially if you work hard to make the most of it. You’ll develop your knowledge base, build your resume, and connect with peers and mentors. Think of being an intern as your first step in a long and fulfilling career. Your first full-time “real” job starts now. You’ve […]

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How to Prepare for your Summer Internship

by Matt Rosentreter May 12, 2015

It’s almost summertime, and there’s so much to look forward to — school’s out and experiential learning is in. That means it’s time to start getting ready for your summer internship. First of all, kudos! Landing an internship is hard work and an accomplishment to celebrate. You’re facing an amazing opportunity and want to make […]

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Plan B: Tips for When You Don’t Land an Internship

by Julie Hoch April 23, 2015

It’s no secret — internships are a big deal. It’s the first thing many recruiters look for on a resume, and some companies won’t even consider candidates for full-time opportunities without one. Internships provide real-world experience and a strong understanding of what it takes to succeed in a job – both valuable assets that help […]

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Making the Transition: How an Internship Helped Prepare Me for College

by Gaby Lobo February 27, 2014

After I graduated from high school, I was pretty sure I wanted to major in engineering in college, but a summer internship helped pave the way and prepare me for the journey ahead. My experience was so helpful that I thought writing about it might help other soon-to-be college freshmen. My first day at Burns […]

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