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Auburn Global’s CNN Externship


students at the mock career fair

Auburn graduates already stand out from the crowd because they receive an education from one of the top educational institutions in the U.S. Additionally, across disciplines, AU students are encouraged to gain hands on experience and put what they learn in the classroom to practice. One way this can be achieved is through co-ops, internships, and externships. Read more about Auburn Global’s exciting CNN Externship in this blog post!

The Auburn Global Career Accelerator

The Auburn Global Career Accelerator is a career readiness program that provides students with the skills they need to succeed in their careers at and beyond Auburn University. The Career Accelerator offers a series of interactive career skills workshops, one-on-one advising appointments, as well as various career events and outings such as company tours and mock career fairs.

The Auburn Global Externship Program

This year Auburn Global’s Career Accelerator is launching a new program called the Auburn Global Externship Program, which will help students explore their interests and develop professionally in a hands-on setting while gaining real world experience.

The Auburn Global Externship Program helps place students in externship positions with reputable companies in Auburn and the surrounding area. Through externships, students gain on the job experience under the guidance of professionals in their area of interest. Auburn Global offers pre-externship professional development training, externship placement assistance, and training that helps students synthesize their experience through a post-externship capstone project.

Auburn Global CNN Externship

Auburn Global’s first partner for the Externship Program is CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. Students interested in pursuing careers in visual media, mass communication, journalism, and video production will have the opportunity to shadow senior and associate producers at CNN and learn about how live television shows are produced. With hands-on experience and industry connections like this, there’s no telling what great things Auburn Global students will achieve upon graduation!



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