Record number of students participate in internships during CentreTerm 2019

A record 64 Centre College students are participating in internships during CentreTerm 2019, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad, or an internship or research project. Internships are also a guarantee in the Centre Commitment, which also promises study abroad and graduation

By |2019-01-09T16:27:06+00:00January 9th, 2019|CentreTerm, Internships, News|

Katherine Young ’19 shares her love for learning during Centre-in-China internship

Anthropology and sociology major Katherine Young ’19 (Birmingham, Alabama) participated in Centre College’s Centre-in-China program and interned with Stepping Stones China, a non-profit organization in Shanghai with a mission to improve the education and general welfare of disadvantaged children. “This semester, I taught six classes of English three times a week at migrant schools in

By |2018-12-17T17:33:18+00:00December 17th, 2018|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Christian Westphal ’21 finds future in finance with internship in China

Economics and finance major Christian Westphal ’21 (Madison, Connecticut) interned this fall semester at CDI Global, a small investment bank that specializes in cross-border transactions, as part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program. Westphal was responsible for conducting market research and reporting deal trends in China’s TMT and Biotech sectors, facilitating client relationships and conducting due

By |2018-12-13T15:10:00+00:00December 13th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Eden Gebeyehu ’19 gains knowledge of international education during Centre-in-China internship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program, anthropology and sociology major Eden Gebeyehu ’19 (Boston, Massachusetts) interned this fall at Stepping Stones China, a non-profit organization in Shanghai with a mission to improve the education and general welfare of disadvantaged children. Gebeyehu worked as a coordinator at one of the migrant schools, as well as at

By |2018-12-11T19:13:36+00:00December 11th, 2018|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Digna Rosales Cruz ’20 engages in Chinese culture during international internship

As part of the Centre-in-China program, Centre College Grissom Scholar Digna Rosales Cruz ’20 (Brooklyn, New York) interned during the fall semester at the Shanghai Renewal Center, an organization committed to serving populations experiencing poverty in varying capacities by making every day needs available. The company also focuses on developing more sustainable support to alleviate

By |2018-12-07T17:43:24+00:00December 7th, 2018|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre-in-China internship leads Spencer Gravenkamp ’20 on financial career path

Throughout the fall semester, Spencer Gravenkamp ’20 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) participated in Centre College’s Centre-in-China program and interned with Austen Morris Associates, a wealth management firm. During the course of his internship, Gravenkamp found himself reviewing client portfolios, conducting analyses and proposing plans of action. He would also generate reports for the senior partners in the

By |2018-12-06T20:59:07+00:00December 5th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre College hosts Fall Internship Showcase

As part of the Centre Commitment, every Centre College student is guaranteed an internship or research opportunity, and this fall, 39 students held internship positions in various locations locally and abroad through the Centre-in-Washington, D.C. and Centre-in-China programs. Several interns recently presented their work at the Fall Internship Showcase held at the College's Norton Center for

By |2018-11-30T14:07:47+00:00November 30th, 2018|Internships, News|

Stephanie Bamfo ’21 interns in Ghana

Sophomore and Bonner Scholar Stephanie Akota Bamfo of Lexington, Kentucky, performed 9 weeks of summer service working for the Ghanian Parliament and the Deputy Minster of Communications George Andah (Awutu Senya West constituency) in Ghana's capitol of Accra. Bamfo came to the U.S. from Ghana when she was four years old. So, while Ghana's official

By |2018-11-07T20:02:09+00:00November 7th, 2018|International Studies, Internships, News, Politics|

Centre hosts convocation in Washington, D.C., Oct. 18

Centre College’s Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) and the Office for Global Citizenship (CGC) will be hosting the Centre-in-Washington Convocation and Reception on Oct. 18 in Washington, D.C. The event is for students who are currently participating in the program, as well as alumni who live in the area. Kyle Anderson, director of

By |2018-10-18T15:26:09+00:00October 18th, 2018|Alumni, Internships, News|

Anna Bushong ’21 and Margaux Crider ’18 partner in service at Grace Café

Since its inception in 2015, Centre College students have been actively involved in the local “pay-as-you-can,” non-profit organization Grace Café. Today, Bonner Scholar Anna Bushong ‘21 stands as the youngest member to be inducted to the café’s board of directors. She joins efforts with recent Centre graduate Margaux Crider ‘18, who servers as the café's

By |2018-09-27T18:58:49+00:00September 27th, 2018|Internships, News|
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