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|

Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

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

Incoming first-year students to read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption”

First-year students entering Centre College this fall will read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.” Programming for events connected to the reading experience will be announced in late summer. The award-winning work has received numerous accolades, including the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and the National Association for the Advancement of

Centre-in-Washington program prepares Blaise Parker ’20 for law school

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics and history double major Blaise Parker ’20 (Old Fort, North Carolina) is taking advantage of the Centre Commitment by interning this semester at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Parker was assigned to the organization’s division known as the “Practice Groups,” where he is

By |2019-03-15T15:44:06+00:00March 15th, 2019|Academics, History, Internships, News, Politics, Pre-Law, Research|

Peyton Baer ’19 gains law and criminal justice knowledge during spring internship

“My experience as a student-athlete at Centre College has been incredible, because I was able to be more than just an athlete,” said women’s field hockey player Peyton Baer ’19 (Asheville, North Carolina). “It afforded me the opportunity to study abroad in London, complete an internship and participate in multiple organizations on campus.” Taking advantage

Chicago internship leads Alex Grove ’20 on law career path

Before starting his junior year at Centre College, Alex Grove ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) spent his summer interning at Molto Properties, an industrial real estate development firm based in Chicago with nation-wide holdings. “I attended lease negotiations, environmental mitigation meetings, construction progress meetings, punch list walks and even investment committee meetings,” Grove said. “I got to

By |2019-01-31T20:56:15+00:00September 26th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Law|

Shepherd intern Lorna Closeil ’20 develops anthropology, social justice skills during internship

Shepherd intern Lorna Closeil (Everett, Massachusetts) served for eight weeks this summer at the Georgia Justice Project (GJP), a non-profit organization comprised of attorneys, social workers and policy workers. “Initially, I was interested in becoming a Shepherd intern, because I was fascinated by the way the program is able to form a consortium across sectors,

IN THE NEWS: National Jurist recognizes Alison Epperson ’15 as “Law Student of the Year”

Alison Epperson is a 2015 Centre graduate and was an international studies and politics major.  The third-year law student with “unparalleled character” at Case Western Reserve University rose to national prominence through her work on chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Near the end of her first semester in law school, Alison Epperson’s long-time boyfriend took his own

By |2019-01-31T20:53:16+00:00March 7th, 2018|Centre In The News, News, Pre-Law|
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