• Home
  • Internship: Megan Younker

Internship: Megan Younker

Year in School & Major: 
Senior in Psychology
Internship/Job Organization:: 
Dole Human Development Center

What did you gain from your internship?

When I started teaching 4 and 5 year-old children, I was skeptical that my experience would help me achieve my goal of becoming a middle or high school counselor. I quickly realized in order to understand adolescents, I'd need to learn about human development in all ages.

This internship has beyond prepared me for building relationships with students and partnering with parents. With this experience I have confidence in pursuing my goal of becoming a school counselor. Although school counseling doesn't require standing in front of the classroom teaching, it involves and requires many useful skills I've learned at the Development Center.


University Career Center
6th in the nation for its social media presence in 2013 —JobBrander.com
Winner of the 2013 Innovation Excellence Award in Research —National Association of Colleges and Employers
2009 National Chevron Award winner for excellence in career services —National Association of Colleges and Employers
2010 National Chevron Award finalist for excellence in career services —National Association of Colleges and Employers
Professional Clothing Closet won Service Program of the Year —2011-12 Jayhawk Choice Awards
More than 500 students enroll in career classes annually
Each year more than 7,500 jobs and 1,400 internships are posted in KU Career Connections
University Career Center hosts eight career fairs each year
More than 360 organizations attended University Career Center career fairs the past academic year
More than 10,000 students attended University Career Center workshops in 2012-13