Jack Gaynor ’20 helps provide clean water in Ghana with Saha Global

International studies and Spanish major Jack Gaynor ’20 (Lorton, Virginia) spent his summer interning as a field representative with Saha Global in Ghana, where he stayed in Tamale and worked with the community in Zakariyili. “The main goal of Saha is to establish simple water purification systems in rural communities, which previously lacked access to

By |2018-07-10T18:09:02+00:00July 10th, 2018|Internships, News|

Iliana Parrillas ’19 develops medical skills in El Salvador

Iliana Parrillas ’19 (Henderson, Kentucky) has had a unique opportunity to return to her home country for an internship at the San Pablo Clinic and Laboratory in Apopa, a small town in the department of San Salvador, El Salvador. “I knew I wanted to go home and visit my family, but I also wanted to

By |2018-07-05T18:58:22+00:00July 5th, 2018|Internships, News|

Thomas Kaczocha ’19 gains finance experience during internship at Self-Refind

Economics and finance major Thomas Kaczocha ’19 (Oak Ridge, Tennessee) is spending his summer interning in the finance office for Self-Refind in Danville, Kentucky. Self-Refind is an organization that provides premier treatment for substance abuse disorders. At Self-Refind, Kaczocha is working with Matt Sirasky, who is the vice president for finance and administration, and is

By |2018-06-29T13:29:57+00:00June 29th, 2018|Internships, News|

Hannah Gibbs ’19 serves as a Shepherd intern in Vermont

This summer, Shepherd intern Hannah Gibbs ’19 (London, Kentucky) is working at Capstone Community Action Vermont in Barre, Vermont, where she is developing a series of surveys that will attempt to determine the options of low-income Vermonters on climate change and related environmental issues. With the information Gibbs is gathering, she will attempt to create

By |2018-06-28T18:06:59+00:00June 28th, 2018|Internships, News|

Charles Ely ’19 ‘expands worldview’ with internship in Myanmar

Charles Ely ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is using his economics, finance and computer science skills this summer in Yangon, Myanmar, as an intern for Myanmar Strategic Holdings. “I’m assisting in business development activities, and more specifically, researching Myanmar’s healthcare sector in aim of determining worthwhile entrance opportunities,” he said. “I’m working with one other intern on

By |2018-06-28T12:34:19+00:00June 28th, 2018|Internships, News|

Maggie McLain ’19 interns for Big Brothers Big Sisters

This summer, Centre College’s Maggie McLain ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is interning with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Clarksville, Tennessee. A nation-wide mentor network between adult volunteers and children ages 6 through young adulthood, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America works to develop positive and meaningful relationships that have a lasting effect on the lives of young

By |2018-06-27T19:32:55+00:00June 27th, 2018|Internships, News|

Margaux Curless ’19 gains economic skills as a Shepherd intern

Shepherd intern Margaux Curless ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) is working at the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) in Burlington, Vermont, a community action nonprofit that addresses economic, social and racial justice. The Shepherd Internship Program pairs students from the colleges and universities that make up the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) with agencies across

By |2018-06-26T20:51:13+00:00June 26th, 2018|Internships, News|

Centre students make positive change through the Shepherd Internship Program

This summer, nine Centre College students are 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 on Poverty (SHECP) with agencies across the country. During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), students learn how to address such

By |2018-06-20T14:13:25+00:00June 20th, 2018|Internships, News|

New internship sustains Centre’s climate change action

Jeanette Burke ’18 of Temecula, California, has designed multiple projects for campus sustainability this semester with the support of her faculty mentor Preston Miles, John C. Walkup Professor of Chemistry. A new position, Burke has had the opportunity to form the internship around her interests in gaining experience in sustainability, while simultaneously supporting goals set

By |2018-05-25T13:55:52+00:00April 12th, 2018|Environmental Studies, Internships, News, European Studies|

Student takes passion for teaching from coursework to classroom

With the Centre Commitment's promise of an internship before graduation, Madison Grant ’18 of Greenup, Kentucky, an economics and finance major and an education minor, has applied her education classes at Centre College as an intern in a Kindergarten classroom at nearby Toliver Elementary School. Working two school days a week, Grant has had the

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