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

My Time at Dolphin Research Center

Jamie, Biology

As a research intern, I worked with the small staff of the research department directly. On a day to day basis, I was in charge of completing observations on dolphins participating in a respiration...

Inner City Youth Baseball/Softball- YMCA Program

Angela, Sports Management

As I mentioned above, the YMCA focuses on strengthening the West Michigan Community by giving back and supporting our neighbors. A way I was able to do that this summer, was by helping the Y coordinate...

VSFS E-Internship (State Department)

Lizzie, International Relations

Unlike other internships in which I have participated, I was only responsible for one project - I was to interview Saudi students studying in the United States and ask them for their impressions of...

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