Senior Britanni Johnson didn't have time for a boring internship where she only shredded paper and answered phones, so she managed to acquire an internship at the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee. With past experience working a lead role in the video game Borderlands, the political science major says she is keeping her options open.
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After spending her summer teaching preschoolers at The da Vinci School in Dallas, senior early childhood education major Libby Franks said she knew she had chosen the right major. Franks was one of 75 college students selected to take part in local internships paid for by the Exxon Mobil Community Summer Jobs Program last summer. According to the Exxon Mobil website, the selected full-time undergraduate students get eight weeks of real-world experience in community organizations while working during busy summer months.
Students in the John V. Roach Honors College will have access to new volunteer opportunities this semester with the recent addition of the Honors College Community Service program.
The HCCS will consist of multiple volunteer committees for students to pick and choose from, with each committee focused on a different outreach program throughout the year.
Founders of the program kicked off the semester with a pizza party for prospective members in Milton Daniel Hall on Aug. 25.