Welcome to Experience Matters!

A collection of internship and co-op experiences completed by Grand Valley students.


Grand Valley students are doing amazing things through professional experiences outside the classroom. This site gives viewers an inside look at these experiences. See some spotlighted experiences below, or click on View Experiences above to find more!

Experience Matters Experience List

West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center - Research and Development Intern

Sheila, International Relations

As a research and development intern, my main task was to research Unaccompanied Refugee Minors, Unaccompanied Alien Children, and the Cuban and Haitian refugee background. With my research, I created...

Sports Photojournalist

Jennifer, Broadcasting

I worked on the Viz Sports ticker that goes on the bottom of your screen telling you the scores of certain teams. I also did some editing of the video that they wanted to use.

Manufacturing Engineer Co-op at Bosch Emission Systems in Germany

Chris, Engineering - Mechanical

I worked as a planner in the MOE1 department (Manufacturing Operations and Engineering). I helped plan the equipment, working sequence, layout, documentation, and helped solve daily problems within...

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