Congratulations! (And Trivia Contest Answers)

Congratulations to all of the Internship Trivia Contest winners!

Nathan Runnells – Monday, Feb. 9, Question 1
Q. Which celebrity completed an internship with Nashville’s CBS affiliate, News Channel 5?
A. Oprah Winfrey – As a sophomore at Tennessee State, Oprah interned at Nashville’s CBS affiliate, News Channel 5.

Alex Bocian – Tuesday, Feb. 10, Question 2
Q. Which Denver Post intern went on to become United States Secretary of State?
A. Madeleine Albright – Before becoming United States Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright participated in a summer internship at the Denver Post.

Jon Schmidt – Wednesday, Feb. 11, Question 3
Q. Before landing a sales job with Dunder-Mifflin Paper Company, this Office star interned with the popular late-night talk show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
A. John Krazinski (Jim Halpert) – John caught his break as “Jim” on the hit TV series The Office while interning for popular late-night talk show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

Adam Dean – Thursday, Feb. 12, Question 4
Q. This NFL bigwig wasn’t playing games when he made his start as an administrative intern with the NFL in 1982.
A. Roger Goodell (NFL Commissioner) – Goodell started his career with the NFL as an administrative intern in 1982 and was named Commissioner in 2006.

Dayanna Tejada – Friday, Feb. 13, Questions 5 & 6 (Double-Header)
Q. Before this celebrity made it big in fashion and the music industry, they held an internship at New York-based Uptown Records.
A. Sean P. Diddy Combs – Before making it big, P. Diddy served as an intern for New York-based Uptown Records.

Q. Much of the success of this famed film director is credited to a 3 days/week, unpaid internship in the editing department at Universal Studios.
A. Steven Spielberg – Film genius Spielberg credits his success to a 3 days/week, unpaid internship in the editing department at Universal Studios.

Alex Bocian – Grand Prize Winner
Alex maximized his chances for the grand prize drawing with several correct answers throughout the week!

Thank you to all who participated! Did you enjoy the contest? Have ideas for future contests? Leave your feedback as a comment.

I hope you enjoyed the contest and hope you continue reading the UW-W Student Internships Blog!

Trivia Contest – Questions 5 & 6

Internship Trivia Contest Questions 5 & 6 – Double-Header

Before this celebrity made it big in fashion and the music industry, they held an internship at New York-based Uptown Records.

A.  Sean P. Diddy Combs
B.  Vincent Chase
C.  Jennifer Lopez
D.  Jay Z

Much of the success of this famed film director is credited to a 3 day/week unpaid internship in the editing department at Universal Studios.

A.  Ron Howard
B.  Steven Spielberg
C.  Christopher Nolan
D.  David Fincher

Email your answers to MorrowL@uww.edu. Be the first person to submit the correct answers to BOTH questions and win today’s prize* – a Whitewater Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Cheque” (good at various businesses in Whitewater), a ticket for a free “Ultimate Car Wash” ($10 value, courtesy of Frawley Oil and good at Whitewater’s Eastsider or Westsider), and a copy of the book, “The Intern Files: How to Get, Keep, and Make the Most of Your Internship,” by Jamie Fedorko.

All correct submissions* will be entered into the grand prize drawing at the end of the week for a $50 UWW Bookstore Gift Card. So even if you think you aren’t the first, be sure to submit an answer! You have until 4:00pm today (Fri., Feb. 13) to submit your answers to these questions.

Create Your Own Success Story! Be an Intern! – www.uww.edu/internships

* Must be a current UW-Whitewater student to win.

Trivia Contest – Question 4

Internship Trivia Contest Question 4

This NFL bigwig wasn’t playing games when he made his start as an administrative intern with the NFL in 1982.

A.  Steve Sabol
B.  Brett Favre
C.  Roger Goodell
D.  Steve Mariucci

Email your answer to MorrowL@uww.edu. Be the first person to submit the correct answer and win today’s prize* – three tickets for free “Ultimate Car Washes” (a $30 value, courtesy of Frawley Oil and good at Whitewater’s Eastsider or Westsider) and a copy of the book, “The Intern Files: How to Get, Keep, and Make the Most of Your Internship,” by Jamie Fedorko.

All correct submissions* will be entered into the grand prize drawing at the end of the week for a $50 UWW Bookstore Gift Card. So even if you think you aren’t the first, be sure to submit an answer! You have until 4:00pm today (Thurs., Feb. 12) to submit an answer to this question.

Create Your Own Success Story! Be an Intern! – www.uww.edu/internships

* Must be a current UW-Whitewater student to win.

Internship Week & Trivia Contest!

Create your own success story by being an intern! Join us during Internship Week, February 9-13, and learn more about the internship resources for UWW students. Drop by one of the Internship Outpost information tables to find out about internship resources and attend the “How to Find an Internship” presentation to learn how to conduct an internship search.

Also be sure to participate in the Internship Trivia Contest to win great prizes! A new question will be released each day starting Monday, February 9 here on the Student Internships Blog. The first person to submit a correct answer each day will win! Prizes have been donated by The SweetSpot Coffee Shoppe, Topper’s Pizza, Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce, University Health & Counseling Services, and Frawley Oil. In addition to each daily winner, a grand prize drawing for a $50 UW-Whitewater Bookstore gift card will be held. Everyone who submits a correct answer throughout the week is eligible to win the grand prize!

Monday, February 9, 2009
Internship Outpost (Info Table)
2:00 – 4:00 PM , Heide Hall

Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Internship Outpost (Info Table)
9:30 – 11:30 AM , Carlson Hall

Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Presentation: How to Find an Internship
5:00 – 6:00 PM , Warhawk Involvement Center (UC 128)

Thursday, February 12, 2009
Internship Outpost (Info Table)
2:00 – 4:00 PM , Upham Hall

Trivia Contest – Question 3

Internship Trivia Contest Question 3

Before landing a sales job with Dunder-Mifflin Paper Company, this Office star interned with the popular late-night talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

A.  Rainn Wilson (Dwight Shrute)
B.  Leslie David Baker (Stanley Hudson)
C.  Phyllis Smith (Phyllis Vance)
D.  John Krazinski (Jim Halpert)

Email your answer to MorrowL@uww.edu. Be the first person to submit the correct answer and win today’s prize* – a Toppers Pizza gift certificate, a ticket for a free “Ultimate Car Wash” ($10 value, courtesy of Frawley Oil and good at Whitewater’s Eastsider or Westsider), and a copy of the book, “The Intern Files: How to Get, Keep, and Make the Most of Your Internship,” by Jamie Fedorko.

All correct submissions* will be entered into the grand prize drawing at the end of the week for a $50 UWW Bookstore Gift Card. So even if you think you aren’t the first, be sure to submit an answer! You have until 4:00pm today (Wed., Feb. 11) to submit an answer to this question.

Create Your Own Success Story! Be an Intern! – www.uww.edu/internships

* Must be a current UW-Whitewater student to win.