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Virtual Internships


What is a virtual internship and how can the experience benefit today’s online students? This week we’ll focus on finding ways to make students more aware of what to expect from these kinds of opportunities, and encourage instructors and advisors to help students get ready. Join us with your questions, concerns, and suggestions!

This week’s read-aheads:

Virtually There: Working Remotely from Jenna Wortham, The New York Times

An Insider’s Guide to Virtual Internships from Intern Queen

Virtual Internships Save Government, Students Money from ClearanceJobs.com

Benefits and Drawbacks of Virtual Internships from Public Relations Student Society of America

Virtual Student Foreign Service: the Department of State’s VSFS program and AFSA’s First Virtual Student Foreign Service Intern

Virtual Internships in Rising Demand from Bloomberg Businessweek

The Invisible Office: A Guide to Virtual Internships from OnlineCollege.org