Beavers Beyond OSU is an opportunity for students and alumni to share a successful internship, career related experience, project or study abroad opportunity. Perhaps you’ve discovered a new passion or created a start-up. Or you’ve had a meaningful experience that can inspire and educate others on ways to find intentional careers. If you have a story to share, we’d love to hear from you.
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Name: Sophie Wilson
Major: Human Development and Family Sciences, Human Services Option
Where are you doing your internship? OSU’s Cross-Cultural Mentoring Program (CCMP).
What is your title? Intern
What do you do? I recruit, market, plan programs, match mentoring relationships, facilitate discussions and training for the CCMP.
How did you hear about your internship? I heard about this opportunity from the program director.
What are you gaining personally and professionally from this experience? My professional goal is to work within higher education and student affairs on a university campus. Currently my goal is to work with multicultural and diversity development departments and initiatives. As a CCMP intern I have developed experience leading cross-cultural programs.
What are you learning about yourself in process? I can reaffirm that I am on the right path. I feel confident with my professional and personal goals, and am gaining knowledge and information that will assist me in achieving these goals. I also learned that I can adapt to new environments.
What skills are you developing or learning? I am developing more confidence and learning to be more flexible and patient.
How did your education/experiences help to prepare you for this type of job? My transferable skills and experience from my previous internships have helped me to prepare for this type of opportunity.
What information can you share with your peers or others interested in this field? Take advantage of what life offers you.
Marian Moore, Career Development Coordinator/Career Counselor in Career Services at OSU is passionate about empowering others holistically to find meaningful and sustainable careers that promote lifestyle optimization. Interests: Career Coaching, Talent and Human Capital Management, Curriculum Design and Development, International Education, Personal Branding, Organizational Development, Entrepreneurship, Global Economic Development, Human Rights and Immigrant and Refugee advocacy.