Tips for DHs In Any Department

Tips for DHs In Any Department

Are you interested in becoming a department head for the Digital Media Engagement team? Here is some advice on getting started! One of the nice things in the Digital Media Engagement (DME) internship is that there are many chances to take on leadership roles as an...
How to Do Research for Writing

How to Do Research for Writing

After finishing writing training, an intern needs to get started on their first Veteran of the Day (VOD) post. And if there are no pre-approved cards or public submissions available, that means doing independent research. While there are many sources around, narrowing...
What It’s Like to be an Editing Intern

What It’s Like to be an Editing Intern

Merrit Pope joined the Digital Media Engagement (DME) team as an editing intern this August. A sophomore at Hillsdale College studying philosophy and religion, Merrit learned about the internship through a friend who was a past DME intern. He saw value in working on a...
Back to School: Advice for Former Military Students

Back to School: Advice for Former Military Students

Patrick Woods entered the Marine Corps after he graduated from high school. He said originally, college did not seem like a feasible idea after his service ended. “Before the military I never anticipated going to college, I just didn’t think it was the right path for...
Things to Avoid Doing as a DME Intern

Things to Avoid Doing as a DME Intern

When starting your internship with the Digital Media Engagement (DME) team, things can be overwhelming initially. You now have a lot of work to do with a set number of hours to reach each week. For some students, that can mean slipping into unhealthy work habits. Here...
Back to School: Advice for Former Military Students

Back to School: Advice for Former Military Students

Jamie-Lyn Truax attended college after she graduated from high school but struggled as a student financially: “I found that I needed to work more, and the cost of education was beginning to rise so I needed to find an efficient way to pay for school.” She joined the...
Organizing a Podcast Piece by Piece

Organizing a Podcast Piece by Piece

A podcast is something that has become tangled in some of our everyday lives. We listen to podcasts on car rides home, while cooking dinner and even while showering. It has become a way in which the world can expand on their range of knowledge and listen to stories...