Wheaton’s Internship Showcase is a celebration of the broad array of experiences in which our students participate in each summer. Routinely, Wheaton students intern on six continents: from Boston to Bangladesh, Istanbul to India, and Cape Cod to Cape Town, South Africa.
The Showcase provides students with an opportunity to share their meaningful experiences with the Wheaton community—students, faculty, staff and prospective students—so that the entire campus can become more familiar with the range of internships and other experiences in which our students participate.
These students, supported by Wheaton, engaged in guided and independent research, developed important workplace competencies, and broadened their horizons. Internships and research experiences contribute significantly to the transformative liberal arts education that Wheaton College provides. By participating in internships such as these, students connect their classroom education with their life beyond Wheaton.
Our two primary goals for the Showcase involve: 1) motivating participants to reflect upon and articulate what they learned about their field of endeavor and themselves through these experiences, and 2) prompting other students to begin planning for next summer.