Category Archives: Internships

This section is your all-access pass to information on experiential learning and internship events at Jamestown Community College. We’ll also feature an internship of the week, and JCC student interns will take you behind the scenes of their internships and provide advice for future interns.

Students, alumni, and employers who are interested in participating can contact Felix Muzza (FelixMuzza@mail.sunyjcc.edu) for more information.

Living In Tokyo

So I have been in Tokyo for about one month now. Instead of trying to pack all of the great experiences I have had here thus far, I will be…

Spanish building

Adventures In English

My internship in Spain is providing me with the opportunity to improve my fluency in Spanish by teaching English. This makes much more sense than you might expect. Many common…

Mary in Spain

Introversion Doesn’t Translate

Confession time: I’m constantly using Google Translate to look up Spanish words. Like— I kid you not— constantly. When I’m talking with my host family and I get stuck on a…

spanish motorcycle

The Generosity of Spaniards 101

“What do you think of us Spanish?” one of the teenage students asked me in his tentative English. I was sitting in my first class at the International Immersion Institute…

“What exactly are you doing over there in Spain?”

“What exactly are you doing over there in Spain?” This is a question I think I have been asked, thousands of times, by so many. From what you’ve seen through…

Spain at dawn

Time to Change

“When it’s time to change, then it’s time to change.  Don’t fight the tide, come along for the ride, don’t you see?” This inspirational quotation comes from one of my…

Ohana Means Family

“Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.” This brilliant quote that I learned while watching Disney Channel’s Lilo and Stitch series has been something that has…

JCC Spain Immersion

Finding and Maintaining Immersion

¡Hola from la beautiful ciudad of Valladolid!  These primera few semanas han been increíble. That greeting probably makes no sense to most people, but I’ll get to that in a…

Katie at Spanish Castle

Seizing the day by saying “Sí”

14 days, 336 hours, 20,160 minutes, and 1,209,600 seconds or something equivalent to that, that represents how much time I have been able to seize my days here in Spain. Within…

Exploring Spanish culture in Valladolid

There is so much to say about my time here in Spain I don’t quite know where to begin. My first week was spent adjusting to the time difference and…