James Thomas

Hi, I'm one of the administrators of this blog, and work with the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) here at OSU. The Leadership Spotlight's are authored by the Peer Leadership Consultants, and I just upload them (and sometimes other content) to this blog.

Homepage: http://about.me/jamesthomasiv

You have already started your first company: “Your Career”

The PROMISE summer internship program has been a great experience. The center of my work this summer has been focused on a new leadership program at the Center for Leadership Development. It is set to start in the fall of 2012, and we are working on program design and marketing. Since the website will be […]

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The Summer is Moving Along Quickly

I hope everyone’s internship is going well. This summer has been a great experience as I am working on marketing, creating descriptive material, for a new leadership program. I have also been given the chance to work with Drupal and Adobe Creative Suites. I am also planning a fall event that I will tell everyone […]

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Summer at the OSU Center for Leadership Development

Hi everyone my name is James Thomas and this summer I’m a PROMISE intern at the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) here at OSU. I am going into my 2nd full time year at Oregon State University and am a Bio Resource Research major with an option in Bioinformatics and minors in Leadership and Chemistry. […]

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Building Connections

Interns will be forming long-lasting bonds with their supervisors and with each other as well as getting the opportunity to network with professionals in a variety of industries.

Gaining Skills

An etiquette lunch, networking practice, and a myriad of other presentations and activities from some of the best at OSU will help hone the intern's skills so that they are ready to go into professional fields after college.

Creating Memories

Going out to sea on a scientific vessel, designing a booth for DaVinci Days, creating fine cuisine made by summer camp kids, and inspecting insects for mutations: These were only a few of the many projects that interns took part in last year.