Internships are a huge aspect of life at Catholic University. Hear from Anna G., a resident of Northern Virginia and a sophomore at Catholic U. studying politics, on her experience and advice on searching for internships. One cold afternoon in February I sat in the stacks of the library on campus and began my search for an internship or job for the upcoming summer. When … Continue reading How to have an Inter(n)esting Summer
I will never forget the first time that I stepped off the train in Leuven, Belgium, my new home for the Fall 2017 semester while I complete an internship at the European Parliament in Brussels. As I dragged my suitcases onto the platform, I had one thought: waffles. Immediately the smell flooded my nose, and the two other CUA students with me noticed the same … Continue reading From One Capitol to the Next: Welkom in België!
This summer I had one goal in mind: to not go back to New York. Not that I don’t love my hometown, but I needed a change. I have grown to love DC more and more throughout my first two years at Catholic that I wanted to stay for the summer. However, I knew that if I was going to stay in Washington, it would … Continue reading My 3,000 Mile Internship
“How did I end up here? How did I get so lucky?” The excitement that my sister shared when I told her where I would be spending my semester interning was eye-opening, “I LOVE NPR! WNYC HAS MY FAVORITE PROGRAMS, I LISTEN EVERY DAY! Have you listened to ‘Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me’? What about the Tiny Desk Concerts?” Prior to interning at NPR, I … Continue reading Life Lessons at NPR
When I tell people, “I study Politics at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.,” their first response is, “Well that is definitely the perfect place to be!” Having the chance to study politics three miles away from some of our most powerful lawmakers has been an incredible experience. As a CUA student, I can hop on a metro train after classes and gain … Continue reading White House Whirlwind
Hi, I’m Peggy and I’m a senior nursing major at CUA! Being a student at CUA, I often hear, “You have so many great opportunities available to you.” In all honesty, we do! We have incredible internship opportunities, and as a nursing major, I do clinical work at world-renowned hospitals just down the street. One of the best parts about being a student in DC … Continue reading Taking Flight: CUA Nursing
“You will be a devising a statistical analysis report using information from NDAs and performing various experimental trials utilizing HPLC and HDX.” This is what I was told on the first day of my internship at the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) in St. Louis, MO. This is not a joke, and I give you full permission to go ahead and read … Continue reading 837 Miles From Home: How I Found Myself Interning with the FDA