Falcon Success Stories

Explore accounts of students who have achieved success and find inspiration to join the ranks. Read on for real-life stories that highlight the achievements of students, and let their success stories fuel your own aspirations to become a part of the Falcon’s legacy.

Securing an Internship

Electrifying Triumph at Patterson-UTI

David Adegbenro, a standout in Electrical Engineering, landed an internship at Patterson-UTI. His journey started at the UTPB Spring Career Fair, where he made a lasting impressing. Within a day, he found himself in the interview hot seat, where his passion and skills shone brightly, securing his Summer 2024 internship.

Interning at SouthWest Bank

UTPB proudly recognizes Jaycee Campbell, a driven Management BBA student, for securing an internship position with SouthWest Bank. Jaycee’s relentless pursuit of professional growth has led to this remarkable opportunity. Upon receiving an email from Career Services, Jaycee navigated through Handshake to apply for this opportunity. Jaycee’s selection by SouthWest Bank shows his standout qualities and potential to excel in the industry.

Embarking on a Geology Journey

Gabrielle Chavez, a dedicated Geology BS student at UTPB, secured an internship opportunity with J & L Laboratories. Gabrielle’s passion for geological exploration and commitment to academic excellence have earned her this remarkable chance to go into practical applications within her field. Through the diligent use of Handshake, Gabrielle discovered this exciting opportunity, showcasing her proactive approach to career advancement.

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JPMorgan Internship Near Home

Isais, a junior at UTPB, secured his internship with JPMorgan Chase & Co through Handshake. He honed his resume to match internship descriptions and researched companies extensively, landing an opportunity close to home in Newark, Delaware. Isais recommends starting early, applying widely, and leveraging LinkedIn for networking and recommendations to succeed in the competitive internship process.