Kingsley ’21 contributes to contact-tracing initiative for state cabinet

August Kingsley '21 didn't have much faith in job prospects heading into the summer before his senior year. COVID-19 had put a damper on his expectations. Then he received an email from Susan Dunlap, the executive director for public affairs with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS). Most recently, he's used his

By |2020-09-24T13:52:31-04:00September 24th, 2020|Careers, COVID-19, Internships, Politics|

Center for Career & Professional Development holds virtual summer internship showcase

While summer internships for Centre College students may have looked differently this year, due to COVID-19, 47 students received academic credit, internship funding or participated in an internship through the Center for Career & Professional Development’s (CCPD) Remote Campus Internship Program. Those who participated in internships during the summer have shared their experiences through the

By |2020-09-09T14:28:27-04:00September 9th, 2020|Careers, Economics & Finance, Internships, News|

Centre offers career experience through remote summer internships

Internship and Research Spotlight page on Tumblr As routine plans continued to be altered due to the ongoing pandemic, Centre College students and faculty were uncertain as to whether summer internships would be offered. The College's Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) worked to answer this question and meet the need, offering 23 remote

By |2020-08-10T16:04:06-04:00August 6th, 2020|Careers, Internships, News|

Evan Aroko ’20 documents fatherhood and American masculinity for John C. Young project

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. For his

Jake Potter ’20 focuses John C. Young research on Sharovipteryx mirabilis

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Lincoln

By |2020-06-19T12:47:46-04:00June 19th, 2020|Biology, Careers, French, John C. Young Program, News, Research|

Centre ranked #19 for women in STEM

Centre College was recently ranked #19 on Study.com’s list of the best colleges for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to the College’s Center for Career & Professional Development, the five-year average success rate for Centre STEM majors—percent of students professionally employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation—is 98

Center for Career & Professional Development assists students with job and internship search

With Centre College students now having to do career-prep remotely, the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) is continuing their efforts to work with and support students when searching for jobs and internships. “We created two new programs: Job Searching During a Recession—a panel of alumni who graduated during the recession of 2008 giving

By |2020-05-21T12:00:37-04:00May 21st, 2020|Careers, Internships, News, Remote Learning|

Seniors Katie Freeman and Emily Shields intern in Title IX Office

At Centre College, students regularly undertake internships and engage in mentored research projects on-and-off campus. Seniors Katie Freeman (Sonora, California) and Emily Shields (Florence, Alabama) had the chance to intern in the Title IX office with Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Manager Sarah Cramer this past school year. Freeman worked as a tertiary prevention intern

Three Centre College students to teach English in Japan as part of competitive JET program

Three Centre College seniors have been accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching Program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. This is also first time in several years that the College has had back-to-back awards two years running. As part of the

Brown Fellow Rachel Moore ’20 plans career in zoonotic disease research at Royal Veterinary College in London

Centre College Brown Fellow Rachel Moore ’20 (Helotes, Texas), biology major and environmental studies minor, will be attending veterinary school at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London, England, as she begins her professional path toward a career in zoonotic disease research. Moore pointed to her Centre experience—including internships, undergraduate research and study abroad—for contributing

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