50-50 Highlights: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University of Northern Iowa, and University of Maryland Baltimore County

Indian University of PennsylvaniaThe Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Program in Culinary Arts includes degrees in Hospitality Management and Food and Nutrition Programs. Culinary Arts students can spend a year in Switzerland completing an externship program. The Center for Turning & Furniture Design’s CenterWorks provides students with hands-on experience by working on commissions as small business projects. Students can intern at the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures, and Safety. The Institute for Information Assurance sponsors the Cyber Catch Information Assurance Scholarship Program as well as offers students research and internship opportunities. Work Study students can work at a human service agency through the Service Learning Program. The Intercollegiate Athletic Institute for Sports Camps provides students with?  experience to become coaches and counselors.

Students at the University of Northern Iowa can develop their own business through the Student Business Incubator which provides technical and market research assistance, seed capital, office space, and training programs. Business students can study abroad through the Cost Neutral Semester Abroad program. The Fly-Free Summer Programs covers the cost of airfare to a variety of overseas programs. Students in the School of Health, Physical Education & Leisure Services can gain experience working for Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services or the Global Health Corps. The Center for Social and Behavioral Research employs students as telephone interviewers. Students can get hands-on experience working as lab assistants at the Metal Casting Center. The Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center hires students to work in?  community outreach projects.

The University of Maryland Baltimore County is an honors university based on a liberal arts tradition. Students in the Linehan Artist Scholars Program receive a four-year scholarship, have summer research opportunities, and take trips to New York and Washington DC. Students interested in public service can apply to the Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program which provides scholarships, independent research, and internship opportunities. The Shriver Center places over 600 students each year in Service-Learning Internships. The College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences sponsors an eight week Interdisciplinary Program in High Performance Computing. Students gain hands-on research experience in?  the Summer Biomedical Training Program.?  The Institute of Fluorescence provides research experience for undergraduates. Students can use the Idea Lab at the Alex Brown Center for Entrepreneurship to develop their business concepts.

 

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