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What You Need To Know About Virtual Internships

Vlog with Ann Eastham
Career Coach at American Public University

The truth is that not all skills can be learned in a classroom and that’s where internships come into play. Whether you’re looking for your first career or your second or third, an internship can provide you valuable experience through hands-on learning, industry exposure and networking opportunities. Career coach Ann Eastham, addresses where internships can be found and when you should start your internship search.

About the Speaker

Ann started her education at the University of Findlay and completed an associate’s degree in Equestrian Studies in 2005. After working for a few years in a wide variety of farm/ranch jobs, she completed her bachelor’s in Health Care Administration at Ashford University. Ann served as a clinical technician in an ICU/Telemetry unit before working as a Clinical Research Coordinator for Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic surgery. In 2011, Ann transitioned from working in the healthcare field into higher education and started as an Academic Advisor. While working as an advisor, Ann developed a passion for assisting students in converting their education into careers and became a career coach in 2014. Ann will be working with students in the health, nursing, intelligence/national security and military industries.


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