Michigan State University Federal Credit Union Awards $50,000 in Support of Michigan State University Student Internships

The MSUFCU Internship Opportunity Award Program provides monetary awards to students participating in unpaid internship opportunities.

EAST LANSING, MI (June 18, 2013) MSUFCU announces its continued support of Michigan State University (MSU) programs and students with its $50,000 donation to the MSUFCU Internship Opportunity Award Program, administered through the MSU Career Services Network. This program provides MSU students participating in unpaid internships during the summer of 2013 with monetary awards of up to $1,000.

The MSUFCU Internship Opportunity Award Program was established by MSUFCU and the MSU Career Services Network in early 2012. All MSU undergraduate students in good standing who are accepted to or actively pursuing high-quality, unpaid, career-related internships in the fields of non-profit organizations, government, media, the arts, or public relations and advertising are eligible to apply for this award program.

MSUFCU is proud to announce the following 2013 award recipients: Claire Babala, Elizabeth Ballentine, Alex Barhorst, Anagha Bharadwaj, Alexandra Burnett, Briana Coleman, Mariah Collins, Mary Cox, Nate Garrett, Casmera Gendernalik, Dylan Luna, Matt Maillard, Cy’ Reshia McKether, Michael Melvin, Miranda Miller, Krista Oldham, Conor Ott, Alexander Parsell, Angelique Rush, Sandy Sanchez, Bre’Anna Simpson, Samantha Stockwell, Christina Strong, Meredith Willey and Faryn Yovich.

Patrick McPharlin, MSUFCU’s President and Chief Executive Officer, states, “We are happy to support MSU students who wish to take advantage of the high-quality internships available to them through the MSUFCU Internship Opportunity Award Program. These awards allow more students to participate in internships to expand their education in real-world environments, prepare for their future careers, and ultimately achieve their dreams.”

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MSU Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest university-based credit union, offers a full range of personal- and business-related financial services to Michigan State University and Oakland University faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to a variety of select employee groups. Founded in 1937 by a few MSU professors and employees, MSUFCU now has twelve branches, over 175,000 members, more than $2.4 billion in assets, and over 515 employees.

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