How to Schedule an Internship Coaching Appointment
You can get help finding, learning about, and applying for internships by meeting with a peer coach who is familiar with the process! During this appointment, we can help you discover internships you might be interested in, write cover letters, prepare your application materials, and start to gather your references. Appointments are available in person, virtually on Zoom, by email, or phone.
How to Make an Appointment:
- Log in to arizona.joinhandshake.com using your NetID and password.
- Click on Career Center in the upper right-hand corner.
- Click on Appointments.
- Select Schedule a New Appointment.
- Select University of Arizona Career Advising.
- You may also see advising centers that are specific to your major when you get to this option. The option for University of Arizona Career Advising is open to students of all majors.
6. Select the option for Internship Coaching.
- You can update your search preferences at any time by clicking the Category, Type, Staff Member, or Appointment Medium boxes at the top of the scheduling page
Meet the Internship Coaching Team!
Political Science and Public Policy and Management
Hello! My name is Kendra, and I am a Senior majoring in Political Science and Public Management and Policy. On campus, I am involved with Greek Life and the Honorary
system, and the Honors College. I am on my sorority’s Executive Board, and I serve as the Executive Vice President of the College of SBS Ambassadors. In my free time, I sing in an acapella group on campus!
As an Internship Coach, I hope to help students build their confidence and readiness as they enter their career journey. One of my favorite aspects of this position is helping students tailor their application materials to their desired career field. After graduation, I plan to attend law school and pursue a career in government legislation or policy making!
Hi! My name is Sarah and I’m a senior majoring in Psychological Science. I am a first generation college student from California and I moved to Arizona for school. I love to volunteer on-campus to support the student population and learn more about different student identities. My next step after graduation is to attend Graduate school to get a degree in Higher Education to continue supporting students in an academic setting.
In this role, I enjoy supporting students in their internship journey and helping them find an opportunity they will enjoy!
MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health with an emphasis in Industrial Hygiene
Hello! My name is Jersey Orias. I’m pursuing my MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health with an emphasis in Industrial Hygiene. This is a pretty cool field, so if you have any questions about it, let me know! On top of being a Graduate Assistant for SECD, I work for the Research Laboratory & Safety Services here on campus. Lately, I’ve been taking up traveling during my free time.
As a career educator, I love to help students reach their goals by being an example and providing systematic ways to achieve those goals. I meet students where they are at, whether that may be in gaining confidence, editing their application materials, and more.
Psychology and Law
Hello! My name is Selena and I am a sophomore majoring in psychology and law. I plan to become a
practicing criminal justice attorney or forensic psychologist. I’m originally from Washington D.C. and
can be spotted at my extracurricular Mock Trial Club.
As a Peer Coach, I aim to help students take control of their budding careers and present their best
professional selves. I hope to spread awareness about how fruitful having an internship can be and
become a prominent connection for professional campus resources! One of my favorite parts of my job is meeting all the different types of students that attend our school and helping students pick the best
Political Science & MA in Public Administration
Hi, my name is Ethan. I am a Senior pursuing a BA in Political Science and a Master’s of Public Administration. I decided these programs are for me because I am driven by wanting to help the people in my community. That is why I want to pursue a career in local government here in Tucson and it is also why I became a Peer Internship Coach.
From reviewing resumes and cover letters to connecting students with internship opportunities, I enjoy helping students learn new skills and foster success in their post-education careers!
Management Information Systems
Hi! I am a senior at the Eller College of Management studying Management Information Systems. I like adventure and taking on new experiences such as new hiking trails. In my free time, I also like to try new flavors of sushi.
After college, I hope to work in the IT Audit field to support businesses in governance, risk, and compliance.