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Internship at Amazon in 'something different' yields new skills and experience

September 21, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Internship at Amazon in 'something different' yields new skills and experience

One of Sonia Tom’s goals while at University of Houston-Clear Lake was to get an internship at a global company like Amazon. As a senior majoring in information technology, she thought it would be helpful to get experience in a something different, just to see how non-technical areas worked.

UHCL-Boeing partnership offers engineering students opportunities seldom seen in academia

September 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL-Boeing partnership offers engineering students opportunities seldom seen in academia

University of Houston-Clear Lake and Boeing have signed a contract enabling Boeing to offer engineering students entry level employment experience and internships that support multiple projects.

U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges ranking elevates UHCL to national designation

September 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff

U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges ranking elevates UHCL to national designation

University of Houston-Clear Lake is among just 10% of universities in the U.S. whose designation has been elevated from regional to national rankings.

Study abroad students learn their 'classroom' is anywhere in the world

September 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Study abroad students learn their 'classroom' is anywhere in the world

Studying and teaching abroad is a life-changing experience for college students and their professors. Studying internationally is considered a rite of passage, especially for those with an adventurous spirit, but it’s the aim of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Education Abroad and Scholar Services to empower more students and faculty to share in this experience—particularly those who have limited experience with traveling.

Scholarship, hard work, support help Ukrainian student finish master's degree

August 29, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Scholarship, hard work, support help Ukrainian student finish master's degree

Most international students receive a visa that allows them to study in the United States for a certain period of time. For Oleksandra Petrenko, finding a way to leave Ukraine to study in the U.S. was much more challenging, since the best way she could come legally was through a work and travel visa program.

UHCL student shares experiences traveling to Amazon River, entering rainforest

July 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL student shares experiences traveling to Amazon River, entering rainforest

Nineteen environmental science and biology students from University of Houston-Clear Lake, led by Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Cindy Howard, traveled to the Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil to study the rainforest and research the wildlife and ecology in the region.

Welcome to the jungle! Students travel to Amazon, study wildlife, ecology, human impact

July 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Welcome to the jungle! Students travel to Amazon, study wildlife, ecology, human impact

Students studying environmental science or biology at University of Houston-Clear Lake traveled to the Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil to explore the region and learn about the largest, most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest on the planet.

Where do you think best? Student shares best study spots on UHCL campus

June 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Where do you think best? Student shares best study spots on UHCL campus

If you're in college, it doesn’t matter if you're in summer school, or if you have to study for midterms or finals. Perhaps it’s just a regular Monday afternoon. Sitting on your bed in your dorm room, trying not to overhear your roommate's cell phone conversation isn’t working anymore. Time to find another place to get your homework done.

Grant allows more paid internships to help students engage in industry

June 20, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Grant allows more paid internships to help students engage in industry

Higher education is about growing, meeting new people, and experiencing life from another perspective, but ultimately, it’s about preparing for a career path and life after school. That’s why students at UHCL hear the word "internship" used frequently during their educational journey.

UHCL student, organization and faculty adviser receive accolades from ASSP

June 10, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL student, organization and faculty adviser receive accolades from ASSP

Belinda Marshall was named Student of the Year by the Gulf Coast chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals. Marshall received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2020 and is currently working toward her Master of Science in Occupational Health and Safety.

UHCL Chemistry program's accreditation sets graduates apart from the rest

June 01, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL Chemistry program's accreditation sets graduates apart from the rest

Genevieve Tannehill and Kavita Ramnath got much more than bachelor's degrees in chemistry from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Their employers were certainly impressed by their rigorous coursework and high achievement, but there was one more thing that made them stand out from other job applicants.

'Things to talk about in a job interview': Grant makes research experience possible

May 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

'Things to talk about in a job interview': Grant makes research experience possible

Educators and employers have been reaffirming the importance science and the need for more students to pursue paths in STEM-related fields. UHCL’s Assistant Professor of Microbiology Michael LaMontagne says one of the keys to graduating from a university and starting a lucrative career in STEM is research experience.