Students Take Advantage of New Opportunities to Receive Scholarships and Internships

Liscened by Creative Commons ESU provides a number of financial resources.

By Charlese Freeman

Student Life Editor

It’s about that time when students start franticly looking for employment options and some extra cash for next semester’s tuition.

First, if you are looking for internships, the best way to find them is by doing your own research. Talking to professors, advisors and even other students may help.

One of the most efficient ways to find internships and scholarships is the internet. The internet is a tool use it!  Many websites can help students find amazing internship opportunities. For instance, internships.com, which is powered by Chegg, is an amazing website for students to fine both paid and unpaid.

Just go to the website search internships by major and by location and list of employment opportunities within your area and field should show up.

Also, Career services as well as individual ESU departments post details about different internship opportunities.  There is an internship located wi

thin walking distance of East Stroudsburg University. Liztech Jewelry, located at 9595 Crystal St, is a very cool artisan handmade jewelry company that needs students help establishing and managing its social media platform.

They need students who can help the company with Amazon store, websites, Pinterest, Etsy, videos, graphics, photography, Facebook and Instagram.  So, if you’re a Public Relations Major, a Communications major or a student who is particularly good at advertising and marketing, contact Jill at 570 424-5681 or email Jill at jill@liztech.com  As for scholarships, ESU offers a plethora of scholarships both within particular fields of study and in general.

While it is too late to apply for scholarships for the 2017/2018 academic year, ESU posted the scholarships available for the 2018/2019 academic school year on the ESU website in early March. It is not to late to apply for these scholarships.

Meanwhile, Stony Acres offers a scholarship of up to $1000 dollars to undergraduate students majoring in the fields of Biology, Environmental Studies, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Sports Management, Physical Education-Teacher education, and Recreation and Leisure Services managements. Students must have completed 12 credits within their major, have a GPA of at least 2.75 and be a full time ESU student.

For this scholarship, students must show interest in outdoor studies and must be involved in activities that correspond with the mission and goals of Stony Acres.

If your eligible, stop by the University Center, room 211 and grab a scholarship application before the deadline of 4 p.m. on March 19, 2018.

Scholarships and internships can be hard to come by, so don’t waste time. Start your hunt for internship and scholarships today and take advantage of the amazing opportunities and resources on campus.

Email Charlese at:

cfreeman2@live.esu.edu

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