5 Tips for a Successful Summer Internship Experience

An internship is a great way to expand your knowledge and apply what you’ve learned during your studies. It’s also a great way to gain real-world experience, boost your resume, and strengthen your skill set. Below, you’ll find advice on …

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Day 2 Recap: Washington, DC Career Trip

Immerse yourself in Day 2 of the annual Friedman School Washington, DC Career Trip through the lens of second-year AFE student, Emily Stanislawzyk.

8:30am – Commencing our second day in the bustling setting of Washington D.C., we embarked on an early …

By Hannah Symons
Hannah Symons Administrative Coordinator
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Day 1 Recap: Washington, DC Career Trip

Immerse yourself in the first 24 hours of the annual Friedman School Washington, DC Career Trip through the lens of second-year AFE student, Emily Stanislawzyk.

8 am – Arriving bright and early at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) while …

By Hannah Symons
Hannah Symons Administrative Coordinator
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Internship Spotlight: Allison Arnold

Ally is a second-year AFE student who interned at the Food Hub for New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. Here she shares her insights, experience, and advice with the Friedman community.

How did you land your internship? (e.g., networking, searching on …

By Alex Kaplan
Alex Kaplan Student Ambassador
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Internship Spotlight: Maddie Stein

Maddie is a second-year AFE student who interned on the Sustainability Team at Stonyfield Organic. A little bit about her experience:

In just a few sentences, please tell us about your summer internship. How does it connect to your personal …

By Hannah Symons
Hannah Symons Administrative Coordinator
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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from one job to another. These …

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Under the Radar Ways to Target a Company in Your Job Search

The company you want to work for is looking for you. That is the nature of the contemporary job market and it calls for a different approach for the job seeker. Now you can find the company you want to …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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How to Identify the Great-Fit Management Consulting Firm for You

The first job after you graduate can set the course for your future, so how do you make sure it’s the right one? Typical groupthink says to look for things like cultural fit, compensation, or brand. While these factors are undoubtedly pertinent to …

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Exploring Careers in Dietetics

Have you considered a career in dietetics? From schools and supermarkets to restaurants and athletic fields, the professional opportunities are endless. Watch this video to learn more about this unique, diverse and rewarding career path.

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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6 Things You Can Do to Get a Career Head Start This Spring

You might be applying for summer internships this spring, or you may be considering a different path. No matter which year you are in, and what plan you have for the summer, here are 6 things you can do to …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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