Summer internship in Mexico gives aspiring physician Rebecca Markham ’21 career insight

Rising Centre College senior Rebecca Markham (Abington, Pennsylvania) is applying her Spanish major as a summer intern with the nonprofit organization FM4 Paso Libre in Guadalajara, Mexico. The organization is a migrant shelter aiming to give dignified and fair treatment to migrants and refugees in western Mexico. Markham will assist and interview migrants, as well

By |2019-07-11T14:30:36+00:00July 11th, 2019|Internships, News, Spanish|

2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges recognizes Centre as a ‘Best Buy’

Centre College has once again been named a “Best Buy” in the annual Fiske Guide to Colleges, placement that offers familiar recognition for the College, as it has made regular appearances in the guide throughout the past 20-plus years. Distinguished as one of 20 institutions nationally to be included in the 2020 edition—only 10 of

By |2019-07-16T19:07:49+00:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Summer internship at Asheville Art Museum gives Makrina Nayfa ’20 glimpse of career as a curator

Centre College rising senior Makrina Nayfa is putting her art history major to work as an intern at the Asheville Art Museum, a non-profit organization that specializes in 20th and 21st century American Art.  Nayfa is learning to handle the day-to-day operations of the museum, such as membership renewals, mailing lists and attending meetings with corporate

By |2019-07-10T18:26:16+00:00July 10th, 2019|Academics, Art History, Careers, Internships, News|

CUE internship sets Kate Dutton ’21 on track for medical career

Kate Dutton ’21 (Shelbyville, Kentucky) is taking advantage of the Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE) this summer as an intern at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. The collaborative partnership provides expanded opportunities for students interested in entering the medical field. The internship program is geared toward pre-med students who are

Hannah Ely ’21 leaves ‘positive footprint’ on the world during Shepherd internship

As part of the Shepherd Internship Program, Hannah Ely ’21 (Barre, Vermont) will learn how to address such issues as community building, economic development, healthcare, homelessness, job placement and nutrition, while spending eight weeks at the Common Earth Gardens with Catholic Charities of Louisville. There, Ely is working with refugees through a network of community

By |2019-06-24T18:52:52+00:00June 24th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, News|

Shepherd intern Olivia Burke ’21 gains law and public health experience

This summer, Olivia Burke ’21 (Indianapolis, Indiana) is working to improve the lives of the impoverished through an internship program that pairs students from the colleges and universities that make up the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium of Poverty (SHECP) with agencies across the country. During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), students learn how to address

By |2019-06-19T13:13:43+00:00June 19th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Pre-Law|

John C. Young Scholar Olivia Murrell ’19 explores ‘passion for biodiversity conservation’

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th 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. As a

Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

Spring Internship Showcase allows students to share internship experiences

During their four years at Centre College, 88 percent of students take advantage of the opportunity to test drive a career by engaging in research or an internship, one of three guarantees of the Centre Commitment. A sampling of those internships were recently shared during the Spring Internship Showcase, giving the campus community a chance to learn about the

Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 Centre College graduates are employed or pursuing advanced study, according to the annual outcomes report generated by the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The results are based on a 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

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