Internships

Katrina Ladd ’11, Gerry Kavanaugh ’76, and Jim Mower ’12 at of DCS Online Communications in Washington, D.C.

October 5, 2011

Jim Mower ’12 and Katrina Ladd ’11 Learn Internet Strategy with Gerry Kavanaugh ’76 of DCS Online Communications

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This summer, Jim Mower ’12 (Harleysville, Pa.) and Katrina Ladd ’11 learned the ins and outs of political communication with Gerry Kavanaugh ’76, founder and chairman of DCS Online Communications in Washington, D.C. An internet strategy company, DCS connects members of Congress, political candidates, and advocacy campaigns with their constituents through numerous services such as [...]

Meghan Baker ’07 and Rebecca Heslin ’12 at Fox News

September 23, 2011

Students Have ‘Amazing, Truly Life-Changing Experiences’ through Intern Scholars Program

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Six students learned the ins and outs of the working world this summer, with the assistance of alumni, through the Bob Beane ’58 Intern Scholars Program. “This summer has been filled with amazing, truly life-changing experiences,” says Michelle Mariconda ’12 (Wayne, N.J.), an anthropology and sociology major who worked at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). [...]

Joelle Neilson ’12 and Curt Allen ’79 at Clark Construction in Washington, D.C.

September 22, 2011

Joelle Neilson ’12 Explores Her Future Career at Clark Construction with Curt Allen ’79

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“Ever since I was a kid I had a fascination with drawing robots and building structures.  I love solving problems and getting that feeling of accomplishment after it is resolved.  It has always been a desire of mine to look back at a stadium, school, bridge, or even skyscraper and say, ‘I helped build that,’” [...]

Rose Bayer '14 at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City

September 15, 2011

Rose Bayer ’14 Researches Parkinson’s Disease at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 What do you do when you love learning about how the mind works in psychology, but can’t resist the call of the microscope? Rose Bayer ’14 (Glastonbury, Conn.) answered that question by majoring in neuroscience, a field that she says offers the best of both worlds.  Recently, her major has opened [...]

Emily Tanenbaum ’12 at her desk at Google’s international headquarters

September 12, 2011

Emily Tanenbaum ’12 Spends Her Summer Working for Google

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 According to the world’s most popular search engine, Google, Emily Tanenbaum ’12 is BOLD. That stands for Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development, a competitive 11-week internship program at the heart of the technology industry:  Google’s international headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. A mathematics-economics major, Tanenbaum (Basking Ridge, N.J.) spent her [...]

Laura Hammer '12 in New York City

September 7, 2011

Tricks of the Trade: Laura Hammer ’12 Learns About Fashion and Publishing at Harper’s Bazaar

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For anthropology and sociology major Laura Hammer ’12, the ways that societies function, down to even their fashions, have always been of great interest. “Studying anthropology and sociology has given me great insight in the structure of society.  It has given me different perspectives, further igniting my fascination with other cultures.  Learning about the ideas [...]

Michael Whitman '82

August 15, 2011

Surgical Innovation Pioneer Mike Whitman ’82 Applies Traits that Fueled Basketball Success

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Led by Michael Whitman ’82, Micro Interventional Devices (MID) is pioneering technologies for treating structural heart disease. Through its innovations, the company is reducing operating times and simplifying complex surgical procedures. Launched in September 2010, MID, New Hope, Pa., designs, develops, and commercializes proprietary technologies for use in percutaneous and minimally invasive heart repair procedures. MID’s [...]

Charnelle Pinkett ’13 at Comedy Central in New York City

August 5, 2011

Charnelle Pinkett ’13 Has Her Finger on the Pulse at Comedy Central in New York City

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Not many people can say their summer internship involved a “Lady Gaga scare.” “She happened to be on a radio show that’s housed in our building and before I could blink, there was a huge crowd of paparazzi, fans, and a lot of employees standing outside,” says Charnelle Pinkett ’13.  “We [...]

Megan Cassidy ’13 and Katie O’Neall ’12 watch a restorer work on Titian’s Presentation of the Virgin. They spent a summer interning with the Save Venice organization through a Lafayette program funded by Mary Kolarek Frank ’79.

August 5, 2011

Megan Cassidy ’12 and Katie O’Neall ’12 Live in Venice while Restoring Some of World’s Greatest Masterpieces

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Standing on the scaffolding in the Church of San Sebastiano, Megan Cassidy ’12 (Manalapan, N.J.) could literally reach up and touch ceiling canvases dedicated to the Old Testament heroine Esther by Renaissance master Paolo Veronese. Taking in every detail of the frame, victory figures, and everything else that had not yet been removed for restoration, [...]

Kurumi Fukushima ’12

August 2, 2011

Global Journalist: Kurumi Fukushima ’12 Hones Communication Skills at Fuji Television in New York City

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From studying abroad in Paris to interning at a Japanese TV station, Kurumi Fukushima ’12 (Glen Ridge, N.J.) is building a wealth of global experience while studying at Lafayette. This summer, Fukushima is working at the New York City bureau of Fuji Television. Last summer, she interned at CBS 21 in Harrisburg, Pa. Throughout both [...]