Tag Archives: Externship

How to Make the Most of Your Vet Tech Externship

It’s a stressful time. You’ve spent countless hours with your nose in books, practiced techniques in the classroom and aced your competencies. Now, you must prepare for what it’s like in the “real world” by going to your externship. Many students are intimated or nervous because it’ll be the first time their skills are put
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Vet Tech Externship Panel Prepares Students for the Next Step

By the end of the quarter, many students are tired and ready for a restful break. While they are deserving of some time off, Vet Tech Program Chair Amy Stinson, CVT, dedicates one evening during the last week of the quarter to prepare her students for their externship. At this event, students who have just
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Student Spotlight on Mahad Jama: A Dream Becomes Reality

Remember when you were little and people always asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up? What was your answer? A teacher? A firefighter? A superhero? For medical assistant student Mahad Jama, he knew at a young age he wanted to work in healthcare. “My pediatrician was a great role model for
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Day in the Life: Vet Tech Extern Shares Experience

It’s either welcomed with slight hesitation or great perseverance: Veterinary Clinical Training, or as many Globe University veterinary technology students call it, externship. Recently, I connected with Sheryl Jones, student in the veterinary technology program, to learn more about externships  Sheryl landed an externship at UW Veterinary Care, and she is set to graduate at
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6 Tips to a Successful Externship

Students learn a lot in their programs at Globe University, but taking that knowledge into externships their last quarter in school provides them the ability to use their skills in the real-world. Past medical assistant alumni and current medical assistant students currently out on their externship visited campus this quarter to share insight into the
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How To Become a Medical Assistant: 5 Tips

Who’s the best person to ask how to become a medical assistant? A current medical assistant! Students in their final quarter at Globe University-La Crosse met with Globe medical assistant progam graduate DaNae Larabee to learn what it takes to become a successful medical assistant. DeNea was hired at Mayo Clinic Health System immediately after
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Paralegal Externship: One Way to Put Skills to the Test

Communication. Research and writing. Organization. Attention to detail. These are the skills paralegals need to succeed. One of the most important pieces of the paralegal degree program at Globe University is the externship, which all paralegal students complete during their final quarter before graduation. Paralegal students must complete 180 hours of substantive paralegal work with
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From Extern to Employee: One Vet Tech’s Journey to Success

Allison Swart was not your typical vet tech student. With an associate’s degree in music recording technology engineering, Allison worked in Nashville for a recording studio where she met numerous musicians including Faith Hill and Reba McEntire before returning to Wisconsin to work as master controller at a Wausau television station.  She enjoyed her work, but it wasn’t as fulfilling as she had hoped and Allison decided to make
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