SIGP Makes Internship Opportunities Financially Accessible

Last year, School of Communications junior Shannon Campbell had every college student’s dream summer. She jetted off to the Czech Republic where she had a prestigious internship in her desired field. Campbell spend two and a half months learning the ropes at the Prague Shakespeare Company. The only problem? The internship was unpaid.

So when she heard about Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA)’s Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP), “I had a lightbulb moment,” Campbell said. “I was like, ‘Okay, I want to do that.’”

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Advocacy Corps Teaches Students to Enact Social Change

Advocacy Corps Teaches Students to Enact Social Change

I’ve identified as a feminist since fifth grade, when I was denied the ability to play football on account of my gender. But after the 2016 American Presidential Election, I felt compelled to become more directly engaged in advocacy work. I enrolled in the Advocacy Corps, a two-quarter long program offered through Leadership Development & Community Engagement at Northwestern that teaches undergraduate students advocacy skills to better enable them to make positive social change in their communities.

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The Norris Guide to Stress Relief

The Norris Guide to Stress Relief

Wildcats’ least favorite week of the year is creeping its way into our busy schedules. Maybe you’re already stressed out thinking about the exams, papers, and presentations that are coming. No need to freak out, though. By making an efficient timetable, getting enough sleep, and enjoying the stress relief opportunities at Norris, the week will pass by without a major breakdown.

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Learn to #LoveYourSelfie During Body Acceptance Week

Learn to #LoveYourSelfie During Body Acceptance Week

When you’re wrapped up in stress and social media, it can be easy to slip into a negative mindset and start comparing yourself to others. Whether this manifests as poor body image, an eating disorder, or you just need a little boost of self-confidence, Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is here to inject a little positivity, support, and self-love into your week with Body Acceptance Week, February 19 – 23.

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Commemorating a Historic Event During Black History Month

Commemorating a Historic Event During Black History Month

February is National Black History Month, a time to celebrate the black community while also recognizing the unique difficulties experienced by black Americans. This year, Black History Month holds even more significance for Northwestern as it is the 50th anniversary of the takeover of the Bursar's office by the black student union.

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