Internships

Madeleine Hasbrouck ’14 and Mark Tajzler ’14 in Venice

January 24, 2014

Students Help Restore Venetian Masterpieces

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For anyone with a passion for art history, Venice is a must-see. “The amount of cultural heritage in Venice is inconceivable. Every campo has a famous church, or painting, or sculpture. You’re constantly surrounded by beauty,” says Madeleine Hasbrouck ’14 (San Marino, Calif.) This summer, Hasbrouck and fellow art major Mark Tajzler ’14 (Wilmington, Del.) [...]

Kevin Galloway '14 atop the 22-story Saturn V test stand at NASA’s Marshal Space Flight Center.

December 20, 2013

Larry Galloway ’14 Helps Build Rockets with NASA

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Larry Galloway ’14 (Norristown, Pa.) recently combined his fascination with materials science, his passion for photography, and his interest in space travel during an internship at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Located in Huntsville, Ala., the huge base is primarily responsible for NASA’s rocket and robotics development and climate research. Galloway, a mechanical engineering major, [...]

Jolly Shi ’16 has taken part in two externships and a summer internship through Gateway.

October 30, 2013

Gateway Provides Students with Roadmap to Success

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When David Kafafian ’13 graduated this spring, he already had a job lined up with IBM’s Consulting-by-Degrees program in Manhattan, an accomplishment he attributes to the networking and job-seeking skills he learned in Career Services’ Gateway program. “Gateway has been my point of entry into Lafayette’s incredible alumni network,” says Kafafian, who earned an A.B. [...]

Molly Gondolf ’14, Jared Piette ’12, and Jessica Ross ’15 at the Linde Gas North America plant

October 30, 2013

Engineering Students Explore Future Careers as Interns with The Linde Group

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This summer, chemical engineering major Molly Gondolf ’14 (Atlantic, N.J.) got a firsthand look at what her future career might be like. She hopes to become an application sales engineer, similar to those she worked with during her internship at Linde Gas North America. “When you are immersed in the industry and are able to [...]

Benjamin Triscuit ’14 speaks during a lunch-and-learn session

October 16, 2013

Students Learn about Nonprofit Management

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It was not until this summer that Benjamin Triscuit ’14 (Erie, Pa.) truly understood what it means for an organization to be a nonprofit. He interned at the Gertrude B. Fox Environmental Center in Bethlehem, Pa., where he designed a full exhibit on the importance of insects in the environment, helped write grant proposals, and [...]

Hannah Klein ’11 and Max Jones ’15 in Philadelphia

October 14, 2013

Max Jones ’15 Learns and Serves in Philadelphia City Government

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Erik “Max” Jones ’15 hopes to take the skills he learned from his time in local government to a future of service outside the country. This summer, he served as a community engagement intern with Philly311, Philadelphia’s non-emergency hotline. “As an international affairs major, working in the City of Philadelphia government may seem strange,” says [...]

Derrick Hargwood ’14 works in a lab at West Innovations Concepts.

September 26, 2013

Derrick Hargwood ’14 Explores Design Engineering at West Pharmaceutical Services

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Mechanical engineering major Derrick Hargwood ’14 (Metuchen, N.J.) got hands-on experience in his field as an intern at the product design and innovation center of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. in Washington, N.J. During a summer internship, Hargwood learned about the design process and took part in brainstorming sessions, made and tested prototypes, and then refined [...]

Economics major Kristin Heaney ’14 speaks with prospective employers.

September 23, 2013

Students Network with International Companies and Alumni

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Hundreds of students attended the College’s annual Career Fair looking to connect with more than 50 employers for internship and job opportunities. Hosted by the Office of Career Services, the event features many alumni who serve as representatives for their companies. The companies included Air Products & Chemicals, American Cancer Society, B. Braun, Bloomberg, Bosch [...]

Alyson Shumeyko '14 overlooks Time Square with Sponge Bob Square Pants.

September 20, 2013

Alyson Shumeyko ’14 Experiences Magic of Nickelodeon

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For Alyson Shumeyko ’14 (Vestal, N.Y.), every day at Viacom brought a surprise. One morning during her summer internship at its NickMom division, she walked in to discover the office was live streaming the O Music Awards from the building all day. Why? Because in the neighboring Oakley Store, drummer Andrew W.K. was drumming for [...]

Joel Vargas '14

September 10, 2013

Joel Vargas ’14 Explores TV Production on HBO’s Girls and Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

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Film and media studies major Joel Vargas ’14 (Bronx, N.Y.) had an exciting summer as an intern on the HBO sets of the television comedy-drama Girls and monthly sports news program Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. Vargas was able to participate in shoots where he carried out production assistant duties.  He also shadowed editors, graphic [...]