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U.S. News & World Report names U of M in Top Ten for Student Internships

At the U of M, 52 percent of students held internships prior to getting their undergraduate degrees. This compares to a national average of 36.9 percent. Click here to read the whole story.

“The University of Memphis has long recognized the value of internships to a student’s education,” said Dr. Shirley Raines, president of the University.  “Internships give students a good look at what their careers may be like after college, and research shows that students with internships on their resumes have higher job placements.  Our increased emphasis on internships has resulted in the U of M being ranked as one of the top 10 universities for internships in the country."

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  Raines said the U of M is grateful to the numerous businesses, schools, community agencies, hospitals, law firms, public service offices, non-profit organizations and other employers who provide internships for University of Memphis students.

If you would like to help a fellow Tiger and offer an internship to students, visit www.memphis.edu/internships or contact Dr. Dixie Crase at 901-678-3102 or drcrase@memphis.edu.

Are you a student or an alumni that would like to learn more about current internship or job opportunities? Stop by the Spring Career and Internship Expo hosted by the U of M Career Services Office and the Office of Academic Internships on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the University Center Ballroom from 10 am until 3 pm. You will be able to network with employers seeking to fill full-time, part-time and internship positions. The fair is free to all students and alumni. Please bring your resume to the event, and professional dress is required. Contact Courtney Cook at cpierce2@memphis.edu or 901/678-5634 for more information.
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