Internships

Intern Joelle Neilson

August 10, 2012

Gateway Helps Students Define Career Paths

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For Joelle Neilson ’12, a summer internship and networking with Lafayette alumni directly led to her first job after graduation. Neilson, who graduated with an A.B. in engineering, had a winter externship with Jim Fusco ’79, senior account executive at Boland Trane. The connections she formed during the job-shadowing experience led to an internship with [...]

Madeline Laskoski ’13, left, with Claudine Lilien ’90 at Fox headquarters in New York City

January 30, 2012

Gateway Program Helps Students Find Career Paths

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For Briana Strachan ’11, an internship at Black Entertainment Television (BET) and guidance and workshops from Lafayette’s Gateway program led to the English graduate’s first job after school in the network’s human resources department. “Gateway has been instrumental to me,” she says. “Career Services provides very specialized opportunities. The staff listens to student needs and [...]

Michael Trejo ’12 and Martha Heinze ’86

December 19, 2011

Global Banking: JJ Houldin ’12 and Michael Trejo ’12 Go Inside JPMorgan Chase

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Joseph “JJ” Houldin ’12 (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Michael Trejo ’12 (Falls Church, Va.) spent the summer exploring the world of global banking as interns with Martha Heinze ’86, executive director of treasury and securities services at JPMorgan Chase in New York City, and a member of the Lafayette Board of Trustees. Houldin, an American studies [...]

Tyler Basting '12

December 16, 2011

Neuroscience Students LEARN from Top Alumni Researchers

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“This research has real-world applications and translates so well to human behavior,” says Elizabeth Wilson ’13 (Beaver Meadows, Pa.). “I didn’t think I really wanted to be working in a lab after graduation, but I’ve changed my mind and am actually applying to some graduate programs. I hope to either go to medical school or [...]

Bridget Hentz '12 works with Michael Whitman '82.

December 5, 2011

Students Make Contributions to Heart Surgery Technology

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By Michele Tallarita ’12 Bridget Hentz ’12 (Ambler, Pa.) thought it was cool when some of her own ideas became part of the design of cutting-edge heart surgery technology.  But it was even cooler, she says, to see the devices she helped design fired into a beating heart and doing exactly what they were supposed [...]

Yue "Luna" Yuan ’12, third from left, and Michael Klemens ’12, red and white striped shirt, in Egypt

November 4, 2011

Michael Klemens ’12 and Luna Yuan ’12 Learn Entrepreneurship While Working in Egypt

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This summer, Michael Klemens ’12 and Yue “Luna” Yuan ’12 got a taste of what it takes to create their own business through LearnServe Egypt, an exchange program that promotes entrepreneurship, innovation, and cross-cultural understanding in American and Egyptian college students.  Over the course of the six-week summer program, students formed teams and drafted business plans [...]

John Gentile '12 on the mound

November 2, 2011

John Gentile ’12 and Kevin McKernan ’98 Connect through Baseball and Internship

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What does John Gentile ’12, co-captain of the Lafayette baseball team, think is the best part of the game? That it’s unpredictable.  “Once the ball leaves the pitcher’s hand,” Gentile says, “you never know what’s going to happen.” Gentile (Downingtown, Pa) would know.  He’s been playing baseball since he was six years old and is [...]

Sarah Swienckowski-Eckhart ’13 in California

November 1, 2011

Sarah Swienckowski-Eckhart ’13 Writes About Green Issues in California

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For Sarah Swienckowski-Eckhart ’13 (Easton, Pa.), interning for The Pacific Coast Business Times in Santa Barbara, Calif., aligned perfectly with her interests.  With her self-created major cultures of global ecology, Swienckowski-Eckhart worked closely with a local group named the Green Coast Alliance while learning the ins and outs of the journalism world. “Because I study [...]

Madeline Laskoski ’13, left, with Claudine Lilien ’90 at Fox headquarters in New York City

October 14, 2011

Madeline Laskoski ’13 and Carolyn Madaras ’12 Learn about the Entertainment Industry from Claudine Lilien ’90 at Fox

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This summer, Madeline Laskoski ’13 and Carolyn Madaras ’12 got a new perspective on the entertainment industry while interning for Fox Entertainment Group in New York City. The students previously participated in an externship in January with Claudine Lilien ’90, Fox’s senior vice president of cross divisional integrated sales and marketing for news corporation. That [...]

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 [...]