Individual Study

Sample Internship Resumes

 Kristen McCarrel
1007 Mason Road
Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 555-1111

OBJECTIVE: To obtain an internship working with children in a mental health setting.


The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (Junior Status) Emphasis in child development and counseling.

South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA (Associate of Arts, 1994)


Sociology Project: Survey of pre-school children Multi-cultural Counseling Paper: The use of art therapy for children The Arts and the Child Paper: Parent - Child Relationships


Classroom Assistant, The Family Support Center, Olympia, WA (1996-1997)

Assisted in supervising children aged 3-6 in the classroom setting, organized group activities, and worked one-on-one with children needing behavior management.

Library Clerk, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (1995-1996)

Assisted students in locating resources, shelved books and periodicals, and conducted library tours.


English Language Tutor, Thurston County Refugee and Immigrant Center, Olympia, WA (1992-1993)

Troop Assistant, Troop #309 Girl Scouts of America, Tumwater, WA (1992)


Available upon request

Sample #2

Anthony Powers
1616 Conger Street
Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 555-4444


To obtain an internship using my skills and education in environmental studies.

Internship Learning Goals

  • Acquire experience conducting fieldwork including sampling and monitoring.
  • Learn about wildlife and endangered species protection.
  • Obtain more experience educating the public about environmental issues.


The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (1994-1997) Bachelor of Science expected June, 1998.

Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA (1992-1994) Emphasis in Biology, Math and Computers.

Academic Projects

  • Tracked environmental legislation relating to protection of endangered species.
  • Wrote weekly column for campus newspaper addressing environmental issues.
  • Conducted bird population surveys at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge.
  • Researched and wrote paper on endangered species in the Olympic National Forest.
  • Participated in group project related to alternative trapping methods.

Relevant Skills

Computer: Experienced with G.I.S., MS Excel, MS Access, and MS Word.

Writing: Excellent writing and editing skills.

Communication: Proven success at public speaking and presentation of information to diverse groups of people.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Member, Evergreen Animal Rights Network, The Evergreen State College (1995-1997)

Stream Team Volunteer, Thurston County Conservation District (1995)

Biology and Math Tutor, Tacoma Community College (1993)


Available Upon Request