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

Christina Stoler ’19 to attend Yale University’s nursing school

Psychology major and behavioral neuroscience minor Christina Stoler ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) will continue her education in the fall at Yale University in their Graduate Entry Pre-Specialty Nursing (GEPN) program. In addition to Yale, Stoler applied to three other graduate-level nursing programs at Bellarmine University, Johns Hopkins University and Vanderbilt University. “I had applied to Yale,

Centre partners with Ephraim McDowell health to provide internship experiences for students

Centre College has a new collaborative partnership that provides expanded opportunities for students interested in entering the medical field. Called Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE), the internship program is geared toward pre-med students who are interested in learning more about medicine and providing care to the local community. Students can participate in

Chemistry professor receives grants to support collaborative research at Centre

Centre College’s Daniel Scott, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded three grants for a total of $70,000 to help support his collaborative undergraduate research on improving therapeutic and diagnosis options for human health. The first grant Scott received was for $10,000 from the Undergraduate Analytical Research Program award. This will help support student stipends

Chloe Grove ’20 focuses summer internship on antibiotic research

Chemistry major Chloe Grove ’20 (Bucyrus, Ohio) is interning this summer with Dr. Steven Van Lanen’s lab in the natural products division at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. “I’m working to characterize the enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of the novel antibiotic sphaerimicin,” Grove said. “Specifically, I have been optimizing cloning methods for

By |2019-04-08T16:37:47+00:00August 10th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy|

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 |2019-04-08T16:42:05+00:00July 5th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy|

Abigail Kent ’19 experiences disaster relief in Houston after Hurricane Harvey

“Houston is a very widespread area, and almost every neighborhood we visited had piles of the remains of gutted houses on the lawn,” Abigail Kent ’19 said as she described the remains of Houston after Hurricane Harvey. “Many people told us stories of wading through waist-deep water, which the sewage system broke into, with their

By |2019-04-08T16:45:15+00:00September 21st, 2017|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy|

Spring Internship Showcase offers glimpse into students’ internship experiences

One of the major components of the Centre Commitment is that students are guaranteed an internship or research opportunity during their four years at Centre College. Recognizing how important this can be for gaining employment after graduation, many students—as many as 70 to 80 percent of the last three graduating classes—make the most of this

Olivia Pardue ’15 explores pharmaceutical career through spring internship

It’s a Friday morning in Danville, Ky., and the pharmacy at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center is bustling with activity as patients file in and out to pick up their orders. Helping fill prescriptions behind the counter is Olivia Pardue ’15. “I thought this would be a great opportunity to spend my senior spring getting some hands-on

By |2019-04-08T16:26:04+00:00March 16th, 2015|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy|