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Where do DU students intern?

Have you ever wondered where students in your degree program have done internships in the past?  We can now help you with that!  Thanks to a recent HR Recruiting Effectiveness Intern in Career Services, we have a list of sites by program.  Check out our program categories here.  Reviewing the list can help you get started and think creatively about where to do your internship.

Check PantherJobs for current open internships http://www.davenport.edu/career-services

Also look on employer websites directly, in case they didn’t remember to post with us for the coming semester.

Work with Career Services to get prepared to apply for the internships opportunities you find.  Attend a MCoB / CoT Internship Workshop soon to learn about the approval process and get in your class ahead of the financial aid deadlines!

Alumni Success Story Featuring Joanna Udo ’14

If you were to ask Joanna Udo ’14 ten years ago if she would have a flourishing career as a Systems Engineer at Spectrum Health, she would say ‘no way!’ She was originally attracted to DU because of their growing nursing program, but randomly decided to pursue a technology degree instead. “This job helped me realize that you don’t have to be a doctor to make an impact on the lives of patients.” Learn more about Joanna and her path on the alumni blog.


Holland Participate in VTO Day

Holland faculty and staff participated in a group VTO day at Huyser Farm Park in Laketown Township near the Holland Campus on Tuesday, June 21. The group cleaned up brush, pulled weeds and improved the overall aesthetics of the park for public use. The Holland team is a great group, doing great things in the community!  Many thanks to all that participated!

EuroBiz Completes Week Two of its Time Abroad

Week two of the EuroBiz Study Abroad Program, led by Dr. Marjolijn van der Velde and Professor Todd Terry, brought students to businesses and important cultural centers in Mannheim and Heidelberg, Germany. The group also learned about wine making, marketing and distribution at the Maison Zimmer, a winery in Riquewihr, France. This area in the historic al Alsace region has been known for outstanding wine since the early 14th century.

Alumni Success Story: Emily Veneklase

With a true passion to make a difference, alumna Emily Veneklase ’13 ’15 feels that her job is the perfect fit for her! As a nurse, Emily is excelling in her dual role as a Stroke Program Coordinator and Nurse Educator at Metro Health Hospital. She said, “I found my niche in healthcare working as an educator, ensuring staff has all the necessary training and resources that they need to provide the best care for our patients.” Learn more about Emily and her passions on the alumni blog.

Complete Your Spring/Summer Course Evaluations

It is time to complete your evaluation for your spring/summer session course(s). Please click here to begin.

Internships…Did You Know?

Do you know who your Internship Manager is? Come to a workshop and find out! Sport Management internships, formerly MGMT290S and MGMT490S and are now coded as SPMG290 and SPMG390.

The fall deadline for your internship application documents is August 1, 2016.

EuroBiz Study Abroad Program

The EuroBiz Study Abroad Program has arrived in Europe! Only a few hours after landing in Munich, the group and their faculty leaders, Dr. Marjolijn van der Velde and Professor Todd Terry oriented themselves to this historic Bavarian capital on bikes. Their itinerary for the three weeks they will be abroad is filled with corporate and cultural experiences in Germany, France, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Coach Esposito Guest Speaker at ‘Sound Mind Sound Body’ Event in Detroit

Head football coach Lou Esposito had the privilege of speaking with young men in the Motor City at Wayne State University on June 9 as part of a six-city tour for the Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy. The tour has also visited the cities of Atlanta and Houston prior to this stop. The tour will also visit the cities of Tampa, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. later in the month of June.

Four Panthers Selected in 2016 MLB Draft

It was a banner day for the Davenport University baseball program as four players were selected in the 2016 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. Brandon White (Chicago, Ill.) was the first Panther ever selected in the draft as he was a 13th-round selection (pick 379) of the Atlanta Braves. White is a hard throwing right-handed starting pitcher who turned in a great season in his only year with the team. He posted a 6-1 record with a 2.36 earned run average in 61 innings. He fanned 64 and walked just 12 with a fastball in the low to mid 90′s and a sharp breaking ball.

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