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Internships in Richmond: experience gained, companies aided

Interns are on the job to learn and to gain real-world experience. Some are paid. Some get class credit. Most are college students.

And more are likely to be visible soon in Wayne County and the surrounding region, according to the Richmond Palladium-Item.

Earlham College, Indiana University East, Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue University College of Technology at Richmond all are seeking to place more of their students in internship situations.

Jobs Fair creates possibilities

A few months ago, Chris Snively didn't have a job.

Now, he's a student services coordinator at Purdue University College of Technology at Richmond.

Snively gives a lot of credit to the jobs fair he attended at the Kuhlman Center, organized by the Wayne County Task Force on Jobs. He learned a lot at the fair, and he shares tips for others who attend.

Read the full story from the Richmond Palladium-Item.

New Albany location brings STEM focus to YMCA

The Purdue College of Technology in New Albany and the YMCA of Southern Indiana have begun a partnership to incorporate STEM subjects into summer programs and other youth programs.

Andrew Takami, director of the Purdue location off Charlestown Road, said while he’s trying to give the college more exposure in the community, he’s also trying to find ways to meet the needs of other organizations in the area.

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