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Annual Northwestern externship program allows career shadowing for students

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

January 11, 2015

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement are putting on the annual Northwestern Externship Program, which pairs NU alumni with students for a day of career shadowing. Students accompany alumni for...

In the midst of winter, SummerFest offers students summer opportunities

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

January 9, 2015

After a 2014 hiatus, Residential Services’ SummerFest returned this year to Norris University Center, with more than 20 different Northwestern offices offering summer activities for students. Brad Zakarin, director of Residential...

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders...