New York City Externships

Kara Boodakian ’07, left, and Millie Gonzalez ’11 at The Nate Berkus Show

March 18, 2011

Millie Gonzalez ’11 Goes Backstage with Kara Boodakian ’07 at The Nate Berkus Show

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Over winter break, Millie Gonzalez ’11 (New York, N.Y.) got a hands-on look at what it takes to produce a day-time talk show.  Gonzalez, a psychology and English double major, took part in an externship hosted by Kara Boodakian ’07, the features manager for The Nate Berkus Show. Berkus is an award-winning design expert and [...]

Tomas Concepcion ’11 (from left), Javauhn Caine ’12 , Shuang (Shannon) Zhao ’12, and Terry Carbaugh '82 on the 10th floor at 7 World Trade Center in Manhattan overlooking the Ground Zero construction site.

February 22, 2011

The Business Side of Engineering: Students Explore a Possible Career and Tour Ground Zero

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“This experience opened my eyes to the different aspects within engineering. It isn’t just designing different structures. There is the management side that deals with the organization of everything,” says civil engineering major Tomas Concepcion IV ’11 (Effort, Pa.). Over winter break, Concepcion and six other engineering students got a closer look at the business [...]

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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 [...]

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July 30, 2008

Opening Doors for Students in the Big Apple

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My experience as an internship host. By David Berliner ’83 David Berliner ’83, a partner with BDO Seidman Consulting, New York, is hosting internships for several Lafayette students this summer. Interns in BDO Consulting do not shadow any one individual consultant. Rather, they work independently or in teams on various business restructuring, bankruptcy litigation, or [...]

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April 24, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in NYC – Pfizer

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Amanda Nardo ’08 writes about her shadowing experience with Vince Petitto ’89, senior manager of customer operations During the interim session, Amanda Nardo ’08 (Mahopac, N.Y) spent two days with Vince Petitto ’89, senior manager of customer operations at Pfizer in New York City, as a part of the externship program offered by Career Services. [...]

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April 16, 2008

For Students, an Inside Look at CNBC in New York City

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Lafayette’s proximity to the media capital enables students to help stage the business network’s Executive Leadership Awards program Students experienced the power of Lafayette’s proximity to New York City, the world’s media capital, in a two-day internship at CNBC. Our Proximity Advantage: New York City internships and externships are a part of the unique Lafayette [...]

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April 15, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in New York City

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During winter break, 74 students shadowed alumni and parents at ESPN, ABC News World News, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, and many others During January’s interim session, 74 students participated in externships at 39 business firms, government agencies, and other organizations in nearby New York City. Lafayette alumni and parents hosted the students [...]

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February 26, 2008

Christine Welsh ’08 Finds Direction for Future During Hands-On Externship at ABC World News

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She plans to enter news industry upon graduation Christine Welsh ’08 (Long Valley, N.J.) is a government and law major with a minor in anthropology and sociology. She participated in an externship at ABC World News this January, where she worked with Barbara Friedman P’11, producer for ABC World News, and simultaneously, discovered a path [...]

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February 7, 2008

Michael Miller ’10 Steps into the Life of an Investment Banker

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He served an externship with Paul Lanna ’99, V.P. of investment banking at EarlyBirdCapital, Inc., in New York City Michael Miller ’10 (Princeton, N.J.) is majoring in economics and business. Over the interim session, he spent five days with Paul Lanna ’99, vice president of investment banking at EarlyBirdCapital, Inc., as part of the externship [...]

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February 7, 2008

Paul Lanna ’99 Describes His Experience as an Externship Host

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Vice president of investment at New York City banking firm spent a week with Michael Miller ’10 Paul Lanna ’99 is the vice president of investment banking at EarlyBirdCapital, Inc. in New York, N.Y. Over the interim session, He served as an externship host for Michael Miller ’10 (Princeton, N.J.), who is majoring in economics [...]