Externships

Stephanie Zielinski ’11

January 28, 2011

Stephanie Zielinski ’11 Goes Behind the Scenes at 30 Rock with Catherine Miervaldis ’07

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Stephanie Zielinski ’11 (Grand Blanc, Mich.) walked into Silvercup Studios, watched filming for the next episode of 30 Rock, and chatted with Alec Baldwin.  Although this was a thrilling experience for Zielinski, it was just another day at the office for her host, Catherine Miervaldis ’07, NBC Universal executive assistant. This 10-hour externship gave Zielinski, a [...]

Nancy Keller Shumeyko '80

December 22, 2010

Expert Surgeon Nancy Shumeyko ’80 Receives Award and Mentors Students

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By Dan Edelen When gynecologic surgeon Nancy Keller Shumeyko ’80 stands before her med students at SUNY-Binghamton Clinical Campus and delivers 23 years of accumulated medical wisdom, she empowers them to transform the lives of their future patients—and does so gratis. For that reason and for her excellence in training the next generation of doctors, [...]

New York City Externships

February 17, 2010

New York City Externships

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During winter break, 70 students shadowed alumni and parents at ABC News, ESPN, Penguin, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Pfizer, IBM, and many others By Courtney Morin ’10 Jessika Smith ’10 participated in a multi-day externship with John H. Pierce ’81, vice president and regional manager of Latin America and the Caribbean at Turner Construction in New [...]

Amanda Niederauer '08 Takes Her Externship Experience Full Circle

February 2, 2010

Amanda Niederauer ’08 Takes Her Externship Experience Full Circle

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Job shadowing during her sophomore year inspired her to host current students at Sotheby’s in New York City Over the winter break, Amanda Niederauer ’08, compliance assistant with Sotheby’s art auction house in New York City, hosted a multi-day externship experience for Christina Abruzzo ’12 (Summit, N.J.), a mathematics-economics major, and Deanna Evans ’13 (Glen [...]

Lafayette College

January 28, 2010

Robert Fargnoli ’12 Gets a Taste of the Big Leagues

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Economics and business major writes about his externship with Dave Buck ’86 at the Philadelphia Phillies Economics and business majors Robert Fargnoli ’12 (Garden City, N.Y.) and Lisa O’Donnell ’12 (Roslyn, Pa.) spent two days over the winter break as externs with Dave Buck ’86, senior vice president of marketing and advertising sales for the [...]

Brandon Ellis in New York City

January 24, 2010

Brandon Ellis ’12 Explores Sports and Entertainment Public Relations in New York City

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He writes about his externship with Jonathan Schecter ’04 at M & C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment Over the winter break, economics and business major Brandon Ellis ’12 (Jeffersonville, Pa.) participated in a three-day externship with Jonathan Schecter ’04, senior account manager at M & C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment in New York City. Ellis [...]

Jennifer Czocher '10 Takes a Closer look at Grad School

April 9, 2009

Jennifer Czochor ’10 Takes a Close Look at Grad School

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Biochemistry major and Division I athlete writes about her externship with Alyssa Picchini ’04, a doctoral candidate at Columbia University in New York City This experience was very beneficial for me because I am hoping to go to graduate school next year to focus on biomedical research. The externship gave me a really good idea [...]

Matt Ferber ’10 Looks at the Economics of the Pharmaceutical Industry

February 18, 2009

Matt Ferber ’10 Looks at the Economics of the Pharmaceutical Industry

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Economics and business major and varsity football player writes about his externship with Vince Petitto ’89 at Pfizer in New York City My externship experience at Pfizer headquarters in New York City exceeded all of my expectations. Vince had a very detailed schedule prepared for Mark and me, which allowed us to meet a lot [...]

Lafayette College

February 11, 2009

Flight 1549 in the Hudson

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My externship with Meghan Baker ’07 at ABC News 20/20. By Sarah Reddan ’09 In an externship at ABC News 20/20 in Manhattan, Sarah Reddan ’09 and Chelsea McCue ’09 helped out with coverage of Flight 1549’s emergency landing in the Hudson. Production assistant Meghan Baker ’07 hosted Reddan (Monroe Township, N.J.), a history major, [...]

Lafayette College

February 3, 2009

Sharing Insight and Expertise

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Alan Finder P’08 hosts externships at The New York Times By: Alan Finder When I left graduate school in American studies nearly 35 years ago and was trying to figure out how to break into the newspaper business, I had the good fortune to spend nearly an hour late one Friday afternoon with the sports [...]