By Devon Pine
- Scripps Spirit Jersey sale is open! The sale closes on Sunday 11/9. These jerseys make a great holiday gift idea!
- Congrats to Marisa Fiore and team for successful week with the College Town Film Festival!
- Congrats to the Bateman team: Mira Kuhar, Lindsey Zimmerman, Marisa Fiore and Jess Carnprobst!
I’ve been screaming internally all day about this. Excited announce that I’ll be a member of this year’s #ScrippsPRSSA Bateman team! 😍
— Lindsey Zimmerman (@lindseyzim716) October 20, 2014
- Need help scheduling classes? We’ll be holding a Scheduling workshop on Sunday 11/26 from 3-5pm in the Rollins Room. It’ll be a great opportunity to gain some insight on choosing classes
- Congrats to the Spotlight Member of the week, Will Gibbs!
- Our lovely Steph Gort is leaving us in December. If you’re interested in becoming the new VP of Social Media, submit a resume and cover letter by Friday 0/31 at 5 to Scripps PRSSA gmail!
Congratulations to @w_gibbs on being the #ScrippsPRSSA member spotlight! We’re lucky to have you in PRSSA! — Gary Bridgens (@garingiscaring) October 20, 2014
- Kelly Hayes, director of communications, is graduating in December. There will be a 2 week period of applications and interviews. Contact Melaina Lewis, Kerry Tuttle, Sarah Rachul or Kelly Hayes if you are interested or have any questions.
- The Copperheads account dominated the Kickball game on Saturday! Congrats! Thank you to everyone who came out to play!
- Shout out to Melaina Lewis for winning the Culwrit Mentorship Scholarship at PRSSA National Conference!
Welcome Frances Weiner!
Frances is a Bobcat herself who traveled the abroad during her undergrad for her Spanish minor. Now, she is in her second year working at the study abroad office. Frances dove right into some of the values of an international internship: Learning a new language, working in a cross cultural setting, networking, and a resume boost!
I would LOVE to intern abroad! I’m so glad @OUEduAbroad is here to talk about it tonight! #ScrippsPRSSA
— Marisa Fiore (@MarisaFiore1) October 20, 2014
With CIS abroad internships, you have a couple different options:
- Short term program
- Short or long term with flexible start dates. (Choose your date)
- An entire semester abroad, and earn credits
So happy to see Frances speaking at #ScrippsPRSSA….I studied abroad with her that quarter and it was the BEST 3 months of college!! — Ashleigh Mavros (@ashleighmavros) October 20, 2014
Frances and her office help students wanting to study abroad figure out the logistics. Things such as placement, housing, credits, emergency support, Visa support, insurance and financial aid
I did a flexible date internship and had a roommate from Ireland, a roommate from Italy and a roommate from Finland! #ScrippsPRSSA
— Kelly Hayes (@kmshayes) October 20, 2014
“Matching your internship to your needs..Kind of like a dating site” #InternAbroad #ScrippsPRSSA — Allison Evans (@Allison__Evans) October 20, 2014
Academic credits while interning:
- Semester long with academic classes, intern and take class
- Summer with classes in Scotland
- Summer internships with language classes
I’m freaking out a bit hearing from @OUEduAbroad at tonight’s #ScrippsPRSSA meeting! I’d love to intern abroad 😍 — Jess Carnprobst (@jess_carnprobst) October 20, 2014
On campus experiences:
- IEP on campus- communications intern
- Look for email for jobs that help promote the study abroad program!
Talking about interning/studying abroad at #ScrippsPRSSA tonight. Seriously do it… and take me with you. — Kerry Tuttle (@kerrtut) October 20, 2014
- Receive your Global Leadership certificate! It’s a 2 year program for any major, with opportunities to travel. Stop in the Office of education abroad for advising hours.
@OU_GLC was an amazing part of my college experience. If you have the chance to participate in the program, DO IT. #ScrippsPRSSA
— Cidnye Weimer (@CidnyeWeimer) October 20, 2014
Enjoying tonight’s #ScrippsPRSSA meeting? Stop by the Office of Education Abroad every M-F from 1-4 for walk-in advising! #GoAbroad — OU Education Abroad (@OUEduAbroad) October 20, 2014
Keep in touch with Frances! Shoot her an email, email@example.com to set up a meeting about studying or interning abroad!
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