Megan Buja

Sept. 12, 2012

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. --Megan Buja, a junior bowler at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore was named a Career Athletes intern for the 2012-13 academic year. Buja will be one of 172 Career Athletes interns to do on campus career preparation programming for student athletes. She will work with the athletic department and Career Athletes representatives to develop programs for her student-athlete peers.

This will be Career Athletes fifth semester with on-campus interns at 172 institutions across the nation. Career Athletes states this as a record-breaking number of participants for the program.

"This internship is a great applied learning tool for student-athletes," said Internship Director, Kim Pence. "While the interns work for Career Athletes, they have goals they must reach that push them outside their comfort zone to learn how to utilize their athletic assets in a job setting."

As an on-campus representative, Buja will provide student-athletes will invaluable information about the positions available through Career Athletes, as well as applying for job opportunities across the country. She will also work to provide student-athletes with resources on writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing techniques and how to effectively network.

Buja is also vice president of the Hawks Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which serves as student-athletes voice within the athletic department to address the issues and concerns of the UMES student-athlete population.

The full Career Athletes article announcing this class of interns can be found at The list of the 2012 Career Athletes interns, including Buja, is located at



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