Past NEIU Student Internship Stories
Name: Brian Cordero
Major: Communications, Media, and Theatre
Internship Site: Latino Union of Chicago
"I've learned a lot from the tasks I've been given through my internship. I have done data entry, newsletter formatting, annual reporting, and program sponsorship. But the
biggest thing I have learned is understanding the mission of the organization".
Name: Tavia Henderson
Major: Communications, Minor in English
Internship Site: Health Data Technologies SoftSpeech
"I enjoy the flexible work schedule. The Career Development Center has been invaluable. They helped me find a paid internship within two weeks! The staff is incredibly
friendly and helpful; they even helped me revamp my resume to find an internship".
Name: Ted Shaeffer
Internship Site: OneIMS
"What I enjoy most about my internship is the experience I get working with a startup. It has been an eye opening experience as to how departments work together in a
company to create a successful business. It's nice getting hands on experience in the real world with the concepts I am learning about in my classes. My experience with the
Career Development Center in obtaining this internship was great!".
Name: Elizabeth Geronimo
Major: Human Resource Development
Internship Site: Tutoria Latina
"The Career Development Center offers many resources and services that are very beneficial to Northeastern students and alumni. As part of their Illinois Cooperative Work
Study program I was able to intern at Tutoria Latina as an HR Director during my senior year. I have now graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in HRD and thanks to the Career
Development Center; Tutoria Latina hired me as an HR Director permanently".
Name: Alicia DeStefano
Major: Human Resource Develpment
Internship Site: Robert BoschTool Corporation
"What I enjoy about my internship is that every day is a new challenge. I am learning so much every day and it is really enhancing the love I have for my degree in Human Resource Development. A project that I am currently working on is creating a training for the employees here at Bosch to learn how to speak German".