Resumes for Internships, Scholarships, and Beyond Wksp, Th, Mar 12, 2020, 10-11 am

Please visit us for a scholarship workshop given on Thursday, March 12, from 10 am-11 am at the TSU Writing Center, room 310, Student Success Center (aka LRC).

Come hear how KeAnna, a TSU student, received over $35,000 in total for 2018-2019 and the 2019-2020 school year.

Then, writing instructor/tutor and scholarship coach, Mike Turner, will tell you how the Writing Center can assist you in finding internships and scholarships.

Next, writing instructor/tutor, Lori Danley, will go over what you should include in a resume when applying for internships and scholarships, and how your resume is a “living” document, needing to change depending upon the opportunity or your aspirations.


If you click the link above, you can get this complete blog post as a PDF.

Internships and Other Ways to Learn (Experiential Learning)

Your first step as a TSU student is to avail yourself of opportunities only available to you, and you find those connections through the TSU Career Development Center and the link above.

Here you can find opportunities through TigerTrack, InternCONNECT, and the Internship Listing Guide.

Learn about internships, cooperative education (co-ops), job shadowing, study abroad, service learning, and undergraduate research.

Here are links to describe the process that TSU students can use to search for internships.

Other Internship information found at

Go to the Search TSU box in the upper right-hand corner and type in internship and hit ENTER.

 You will find different TSU webpages that contain internship information. If you find the links out of date, then just google the internship possibility to see if the program is being offered in 2020.

Job or internships for the College of Public Service

Internship programs for Communications majors

Scholarship and internship opportunities compiled by Tennessee Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TLSAMP)

College of Business internships

 The following links were chosen from what I found by typing in internship into the Search field.

TSU Career Development Center Internship Listings Guides

Internship Information and Databases –for jobs and internships with the federal government –using the Benefit Finder, you can find opportunities before you enter college, while you are in college, and after college –for media jobs –find internships and jobs for creatives

These internship information and databases came from various articles on the Internet.

Articles about How to Land an Internship

“How to Get a Summer Internship in 8 (Pretty) Easy Steps” by Sabrina Rojas Weiss, Jan. 23, 2019

By typing internships 2020 into Google News, you will find articles about internships offered in 2020 that can be very valuable.

Interesting suggestions here about how to land your dream internship, Forbes Coaches Council, July 23, 2018

Internship Opportunities 2020 I Found

Many times, internship possibilities will be listed under early career or other such words. Here are a few interesting finds.

Tennessee State Museum 2020 Summer Internships, D: Mar. 22, 2020

Paid internships begin June 1, 2020.

Do you love museums, history, or art? Are you looking for career experience that provides a project-based, mentor-led museum environment? If so, apply to become a paid college intern at the Tennessee State Museum.

Open Internships: K-12 Education; Public Programming; Collections Management (5 positions); Exhibit Development; Communications

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Internship Opportunities, D: May 1, 2020, including information about qualifications

Overview of TMCF Internships, including internship tips

Intern possibilities for the Summer at Blue Cross Blue Shield Tennessee

To find internships in Tennessee, go to the Career Center above and choose Intern (Trainee) under Job Type

Search a state for other opportunities at Blue Cross Blue Shield around the country

ViacomCBS Internship possibilities—go down this webpage to find Writers Mentoring Program, Directing Initiative, and SHOWCASE under the Diversity Institute

Also, look for Seeking An Internship?

Also, choose VIACOM CAREERS or CBS CAREERS. Choose Internships to learn about Internship possibilities.

Opportunities for school or college students, undergrads, graduate, and postdoc at AstraZeneca can be found above, including guidance on how to write the perfect CV (curriculum vitae, another word for an extended resume).

Writing Help and Scholarship Coaching at the TSU Writing Center

As a Tennessee State University student or faculty/staff member, if you need help with scholarship applications, essays, or any other writing concern, know that the Writing Center at Tennessee State University, found in room 310, Student Success Center, also known as the Harold M. Love Learning Resource Center (LRC), is available to you.

During the Spring 2020 semester, hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-6:00 pm, 615.963.5102

For online scheduling:

If you already have an account, log in and make an appointment.

If you don’t have an account, register for an account by clicking on “Register an Account” next to FIRST VISIT? and schedule your appointment!

For help with any writing concern including resumes, applications, or essays for scholarships or internships, you can sign up for any available writing tutor.

For personal scholarship coaching, choose Mr. Michael Turner, signing up for 30 minutes or an hour, and we will look for scholarships that pertain to your major and your personal circumstances. Or if you are having problems with making an appointment, email me at

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