My Experience At A Fellowship Essay

1162 Words Apr 27th, 2016 null Page
While searching for something to do this summer I wanted to find something that I could gain some very useful experiences from, so when I received an email informing me about a fellowship in the south working to improve schools I was ecstatic. Participating in this fellowship would mean I am taking the leadership pathway and that is the pathway I was looking to be a part of because I think it is probably the best pathway to gain experience that is easily transferable into the work place. The work you do in an internship is very much meant to be work that gives you direct experience in the work environment, rather than other pathways which may give you new things to think about and consider but may not give you necessary skills in a field. I am studying Psychology and that opens a lot of different career options after graduation and one the options I am considering is teaching. This is a great way to gain experience in education. And even if I don’t end up in education, the experience I gain here can transfer to other areas that I may be interested in pursuing. This fellowship involves working with different non-profit private sector organizations to implement plans to help educate kids. So a big part of the work will be working in committees at what works, what doesn’t, and what new ideas can be worked on. I think my working with different committees, such as Hall Council and Cabell Library Advisory Committee, here at the university has been a great part of building my…

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