Internships

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 [...]

Samantha Druks '14

September 10, 2013

Samantha Druks ’14: My Invaluable Experience at a Financial Advising Firm

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By Samantha Druks ’14 During my internship over the summer, I received invaluable experience in the areas of finance and marketing at Westport Resources, Westport, Conn., a leading financial advisory and investment team that combines the major resources of a large company, yet the personal connections and genuine relationships of a small firm. I had [...]

Adam Chernicoff '14 in front of the White House

August 20, 2013

Adam Chernicoff ’14 Goes to Washington

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The 2000 presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush may be remembered for “hanging chads” and controversy, but it also had a much quieter impact—it was the political event that motivated Adam Chernicoff ’14 (Harrisburg, Pa.) to learn more about the workings of the U.S. government. Going from state capital to nation’s capital [...]

Christopher Jones ’13 and John Fulton work in Skillman Library

May 31, 2013

Christopher Jones ’13 Delves Into Programming through IT Internship

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 Long before Christopher Jones ’13 (Macungie, Pa.) began programming for Lafayette’s Information Technology Services, he was coding and releasing a dozen or so video games for his own website—in middle school. “Knowing code gives you a skill set that has almost limitless possibilities,” he says. “I can configure my computer to [...]

Xiao Cui ’13, Maurice Bennett ’06, Danielle Harris ’09

December 3, 2012

Leaders Mentor Students Interning at Nonprofits

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Six students who served internships in the nonprofit sector gained additional insight into the inner workings of nonprofit organizations through the Leadership Development Program. The program, which is supported by a three-year, $12,000 gift from KNBT, provided a weekly speaker from a local nonprofit, followed by an interactive roundtable program, for five weeks over the [...]

Michael Kelley '14

November 20, 2012

On the Ice: Michael Kelley ’14 Interns with New York Islanders

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For Michael Kelley ’14 (Westfield, N.J.), it’s his dream to make his career working for a professional sports team. By spending the summer interning with New York Islanders, he made a major step toward fulfilling that dream. “Going to sporting events my whole life, I always thought it would be an amazing job to be [...]

Xiao Cui ’13, Maurice Bennett ’06, Danielle Harris ’09

October 12, 2012

Xiao Cui ’13 Learns Importance of Confidence to Economy through Credit Suisse Internship

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As Maurice Bennett ’06, an equity sales and trading analyst at Credit Suisse in New York City, will tell you, an internship with the bank is “a real job in the real world and not an experience just anyone gets.” This summer, three Lafayette students landed 10-week internships with Credit Suisse through its innovative virtual [...]

Shabhia Akter ’15

October 4, 2012

Shabhia Akter ’15 Learns about Museum Management at American Museum of Natural History

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If you visited the American Museum of Natural History in New York City this summer, you may have learned a thing or two from Shabhia Akter ’15 (Woodside, N.Y.). Akter, an English major, worked at the museum this summer as an intern with the Museum Education and Employment Program (MEEP). Through MEEP, summer interns receive [...]

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September 14, 2012

Wesley von Dassow ’14 Studies Tectonic Plates on the Moon

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Wesley von Dassow’s geological studies took one giant leap this summer. Von Dassow ’14 (Sarasota, Fla.) interned with the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C.  There, he studied images freshly snapped by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, identifying and cataloguing geological features of the moon.  The information he generated could be used [...]

Nicholas Kalra '13 and Janna Hodge '94, senior vice president of sales and relationship management, in the members gallery overlooking the New York Stock Exchange.

September 7, 2012

Nicholas Kalra ’13 Improves Electronic Trading Software for NYSE Euronext

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Economics major Nicholas Kalra ’13 (New York, N.Y.) has always been tech savvy. In high school, he worked as a sales specialist at an Apple retail store. Then in his sophomore year at Lafayette, he and two Apple co-workers co-founded a technology consulting company. This summer as an intern with the technologies arm of the [...]