Cultivating Careers

Becca Bice '13 will intern at National Geographic

When Becca Bice ’13 told her father that she’d earned a nationally competitive internship with National Geographic in the nation’s capital, he was excited and maybe a little jealous. “My dad loves National Geographic. He has had a subscription to the magazine since he was 7 or 8 years old,” said Bice, a geography and English literature double major. She will begin her internship the week after she graduates from the University of Mary Washington in May. At National Geographic, Bice will help promote educational activities through social media. She will write blog entries and conduct research while working with National Geographic staff and the public. She also hopes to make connections and to narrow her career options. “I’m excited to talk to people who have actually pursued geography and have an idea of what I can do with it,” said Bice, who currently is a student aide in the Center for International Education and a Washington Guide giving biweekly tours of campus to … [Read more...]