What initially started as a chapter of a women’s business organization based in Pittsburgh has since become its own entity in Indiana County with a focus on helping members grow professionally and personally.

Internships provide great opportunities for young women to get their professional feet wet. While classroom lessons provide theoretical senses of what a profession might be like, an internship gives an actual sense, shedding light on how a particular business or industry operates.

Gender equality in the professional arena has come a long way in the 21st century. But while great strides have been made over the last two decades, women still face challenges unique to females as they look to establish themselves professionally and advance their careers.

Choosing a college major is an important decision that many students delay making until their sophomore or even junior years. Only after taking a few courses and uncovering one’s interests do some college students figure out what they want to do with their lives.

Active in the Indiana community for more than 80 years, the Business and Professional Women organization is not just about providing women professionals the opportunity to socialize, network and build up their careers, the group also participates in various philanthropic activities throughou…