As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, Jessye Hammonds ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) is interning with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget. Hammonds’ main duties as an intern are answering phone calls, assisting staff members in their daily tasks, attending briefings and hearings on various topics and discussions and a myriad of other
Studio art major and social justice minor Keeley Morton ’20 (Bristol, Tennessee) is interning at the Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) in Lexington. She is splitting her time working as a community outreach intern and a case manager intern. “The office in Lexington is a close-knit working space, which has allowed me to also help with
As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Strasbourg program, Meg Whelan ’21 (Wilder, Kentucky) is taking advantage of two guarantees in the Centre Commitment—internship and study abroad—while interning at the Centre des Ressources et d’Apprentissage des Langues (CRAL) at the University of Strasbourg. Working as an English teaching assistant, in collaboration with two professors, Whelan designs lessons
Centre College offers a guarantee for every student to engage in at least one internship or research opportunity during their four years at the College. Brown Fellow Makena Mette ’21 (Brookings, South Dakota) chose to take full advantage of that offer, traveling the world and gaining experience for the medical career she plans to pursue.
Two Centre College students took their study abroad experience in Shanghai, China, a step further by incorporating an internship and research opportunity, as guaranteed to every student by the Centre Commitment. This summer, Ellie Davenport ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Melanie Manning ’20 (Richmond, Kentucky) ventured to Shanghai to pursue their own research, after previously studying
Demi Kennedy ’20 gains wealth of experience during Pennsylvania State Treasury Department internship
This summer, Demi Kennedy ’20 (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania) explored the ins-and-outs of public service and state growth as a Claims Division intern with the Pennsylvania State Treasury Department. The anthropology/sociology and Spanish double major first discovered the internship online, and later utilized the College's Center for Career and Professional Development office to solidify a plan.
This summer, politics major John Anderson ’21 (Cheraw, South Carolina) had the opportunity to represent the South Carolina Department of Commerce at Intralink Group in Tokyo, Japan. Intralink is a British-based consulting firm that enables Western companies to expand in Asia and for Asian companies to expand in the West, with offices located in the
This summer, Maddy Jenkins ’22 (Lexington, Kentucky) is interning at the Poughkeepsie Farm Project in Poughkeepsie, New York, as part of the Shepherd Internship Program. The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) integrates rigorous academic study and focused direct service to disadvantaged communities and persons, enriching the education of undergraduate and law students in
International studies and economics major Race Pellant ’21 (Danville, Kentucky) has spent his summer interning at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. As a management intern, Pellant has assisted with daily operations in the embassy, including administrative work and helping other sections complete projects. “I am interested in foreign affairs and the foreign service in
Teamwork, communication and self-discipline are all skills rising Centre College sophomore Haley Akers ’22 (Danville, Kentucky) says she's gained through her Centre experience—both in the classroom and as a member of the College's swim team—and now she's applying that preparation to her summer medical internship at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. Akers was one