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In an effort to provide Oregon State University students with the opportunity to acquire workforce experience, OSU faculty members launched an internship pilot program called InternSHIFT.

OSU faculty members team up to create summer pilot to provide work opportunities for students amid COVID-19 pandemic

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
September 9, 2020

Clarification: Agilyx Inc. and Chemica Technologies were not originally listed as InternSHIFT's confirmed partners. This has been resolved.Due to COVID-19, many summer internships were canceled. In an...

Scott Paja, assistant dean for Experiential Learning & Employer Relations, discusses how companies may not be able to financially onboard, or generally support interns in the same way they used to pre-pandemic. “Big picture, it’s gonna be a tough time for a lot of these organizations who employ our students. They’re working through exercises to determine what their budgets look like, and what their actual operations look like, and whether they can support, both financially and with a meaningful experience, an internship for one of our students,” said Paja.

Students face uncertainty in internship, research plans, OSU works to provide more remote opportunities

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
May 5, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic stalling future plans, many students are dealing with the loss of summer internships and the suspension of in-person research.In the past few months, social distancing has...

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