The IMPACT Awards Employer of the Year is netlogx! We had a chance to interview one of the employees of netlogx, Sara Jones. Sara started as an intern with the organization and made her way to becoming a full-time consultant. She is a true story of a successful internship!
Indiana INTERNnet: What attracted you to intern at netlogx?
Sara Jones: When I started as an intern at netlogx, I did not have a very deep understanding of netlogx services, but I did know that netlogx was a growing small business with a great culture, which really appealed to me.
IIN: What learning experiences and projects did you have during your internship?
SJ: During my internship, I was able to take ownership of several internal administrative initiatives, but also was assigned part-time to a client project. Being part of the project team was incredibly valuable because it gave me the …
Allison Becker is the HR Generalist at Becker Landscape in Indianapolis, and she oversees recruiting, hiring, employee issues, insurance claims and benefits. She utilized Indiana INTERNnet’s resources as a student and now uses the web site as an employer.
Indiana INTERNnet: Tell us why you love internships!
Allison Becker: Internships are wonderful because they offer so many new experiences for students that they don’t receive in a school setting. Students learn to adapt and think on their feet. My internships were vital because I got to work with a variety of people from different socioeconomic and geographic areas and learned how they see the world, especially the working world. For me, learning to interact with people is one of the most rewarding things.
IIN: What internships did you complete as a student?
AB: I completed internships with a nursery called CM Hobbs. I was a research aid for a semester …
André Zhang Sonera is serving as a Bicentennial Visioning Liaison with the Office of Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann. The Visioning Project is a Bicentennial legacy project focusing on Indiana’s future. The project brought together thought leaders throughout the state to identify “big ideas” for Indiana’s future, which will be compiled into a book that’s expected to be completed this summer.
Indiana INTERNnet: What have you been responsible for during your internship with the Indiana Bicentennial Visioning Project?
André Zhang Sonera: “As a Bicentennial Scholar, my role on this project is coordinating the logistics of each (visioning) session. My job requires me to look at the big picture and make sure that all the knots are in place and ready to go for the event. From coordinating the venue to making sure that everything is running smoothly and efficiently for our experts – logistics are an essential component to the …
The New Year started with an opportunity to learn and gain real-life experience as Indiana INTERNnet’s marketing intern. In December, I had been struggling to find the perfect spring internship until I came across Indiana INTERNnet. Suddenly, there was a plethora of internship opportunities!
I am currently attending my last semester at IUPUI for public relations. I grew up near Bloomington, Indiana in the small town of Spencer. I met my fiancé, Jacob, in high school. He was a football player and I was the equipment manager. Besides football, my true passion in life is animals. I have a Pomeranian, Vada, and a grey short-haired cat, Murphy. They are the best of friends, always chasing each other around the house. After graduation, I hope to work for an animal rescue organization. In the future, I aspire to start my own organization!
Since graduation is right around the …
There’s a simple way to streamline your internship search while you’re on the go.
You can bookmark www.IndianaINTERN.net to your phone’s home screen and it will look like an app amongst all your other favorites. The shortcut will take you to Indiana INTERNnet’s mobile site, where you can perform a personalized search for internships, learn more about employers searching for interns on our site, and check out our blog.
Here is how to add a shortcut to www.IndianaINTERN.net on your iPhone or Android home screen, courtesy of SpinWeb.
Step #1: Launch a “private” Safari tab and go to www.IndianaINTERN.net.
Step #2: Tap the square icon with the upward arrow in the middle of the row.
Step #3: Tap “Add to Home Screen.”
Step #4: Confirm the name you want displayed and hit “Add.”
Since there are so many versions of Android’s …