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Almeida paints a picture of hope for Angolan orphans

Almeida paints a picture of hope for Angolan orphans
Sophomore political science major Jordan Almeida is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He served his first internship in Africa during the summer and will be returning to Africa next June for his internship with the children. / photo by Uyen Bui Michael Saakyan Staff Writer During the summer of 2013, sophomore political science major Jordan Almeida had two options on how to spend his vacation. Either... 

Students want more rights for unpaid interns

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer A recent sexual harassment case that was dismissed in New York found that unpaid interns are not protected by the city’s human right laws. Lihuan Wang, an intern at Phoenix Satellite Television, sued the company after her boss, Zhengzhu Liu, sexually harassed her, but a federal judge closed the case and cost Wang’s job. In an informal survey of 15 college students,... 

Bachelor’s degrees are not enough

Amanda Nieto Arts Editor La Verne will be saying good-bye to the graduating Leopards in a little over a week. These seniors have dedicated four years to gaining knowledge and the needed skills to compete in the job world they will shortly be entering. Erik Bressler, a junior criminology major who plans to graduate in a year and then head to law school. He said that for most people it does not really... 

TV professor to intern in Hawaii news

Erin Foltz Staff Writer Don Pollock, professor of communications, was one of six professors in the United States chosen for a National Associa­tion of Television Program Executives Summer Faculty Internship. This internship includes spending three weeks working at a Honolulu television station starting in July. After attending NATPE’s annual conference in 2009, Pollock was urged by many people... 

Use interns, don’t abuse them

There is no question that internships are a great way to get your foot in the door of an admired company or gain experience in your desired field. College students, especially soon-to-be graduating seniors, are always looking for the perfect internship. Searching and applying for an internship can be laborious and difficult, but once a student lands an internship, they hope to learn as much as they... 

New approach to getting jobs

Erin Foltz Staff Writer The University of La Verne Career Center is hosting a virtual job and internship fair, which started Monday and ends Friday. Open to students, alumni, and employers, this online forum allows participants to log in from the comfort of their own homes to browse job openings and interact with employers online. “All employers have virtual booths on their own pages with information... 

Experience through internships

Experience through internships
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief Instead of laying on the beach in Cancun, Mexico, or sightseeing in Europe this summer, I completed an internship at a Conde Nast publication called Women’s Wear Daily, which was in the same building as Vogue and W magazine. For those who may not know much about Women’s Wear Daily, let me give you some insight about it. WWD is a fashion trade publication, which... 
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