internships

Helping HumanKind: Torie Slaughter ’20 interns with Lynchburg nonprofit

Torie Slaughter '20

This fall, business major Torie Slaughter ’20 is interning at HumanKind, a nonprofit human services organization in Lynchburg. We asked her a few questions about her experience: What is your title/the title of the internship and what do you do? I am the human resource department intern at HumanKind. Each day I am assigned new... READ MORE >>

New grant will cover living costs for museum studies internships

Rachel Harrison '18 takes a photo of fossils during a museum and heritage studies course

A $25,000 grant from the Helen S. and Charles G. Patterson Foundation will support students interning museum work or related areas like history, art, or natural history as well as work that applies to the field like education, curation, fieldwork, or marketing.... READ MORE >>

Andrea Wilson ’20 works to help butterfly population at Appomattox National Historical Park

Andrea Wilson '20 plants seeds for milkweed—a required food source for Monarch butterflies in their larval stage.

This fall, biology major Andrea Wilson ’20 is interning at Appomattox National Historical Park. We asked her a few questions about the experience so far: What is your title/the title of the internship and what do you do? I am an intern for the Natural Resource Management Department. My supervisor and I have been completing... READ MORE >>

Randolph student creates campus group to aid refugees as part of internship with U.S. State Department

Lauren Appel '20 leads an interest meeting at Randolph for the No Lost Generation Student Initiative

This fall, Lauren Appel ’20 is helping spread awareness about the international refugee crisis through a special internship with the U.S. State Department. We asked her a few questions about the experience so far: What is your title/the title of the internship and what do you do? My official title for my internship is “No... READ MORE >>

Living the dream: Randolph student interns with international nonprofit, Kakenya’s Dream

Rebecca Lesnak '19

This fall, Rebecca Lesnak ’19 became the first Randolph student to intern for Kakenya’s Dream. Founded by Kakenya Ntaiya ’04, the nonprofit organization works to empower girls in Kenya through education. For her internship, Lesnak is working remotely from campus to advance the mission of the organization, using her skills as a global studies and history... READ MORE >>

Liz Beairsto ’20 makes a difference in internship at Clean Water Action

Liz Beairsto '20

This summer, Liz Beairsto ’20 was a community outreach intern with Clean Water Action’s national office in Washington, D.C. In her role, Beairsto worked alongside Clean Water Action’s members and professional staff to educate the public about environmental protection and its correlation to quality of life. “I was only with Clean Water for a short... READ MORE >>

Summer Internships: Q&A with Katie Godwin ’19

Katie Godwin '19

From as close as downtown Lynchburg to as far as Vietnam, Randolph students are applying the skills they learned behind the Red Brick Wall in exciting internships across the world this summer. For this post, we asked global studies and sociology major Katie Godwin ’19 a few questions about her internship with the Matt Haggman... READ MORE >>

Career ready: New partnership better connects current students with alumnae and alumni

Students and alumni show their school pride during the career immersion trip to Richmond, Va.

Jessica Burroughs ’18 spent much of her senior year networking with alumnae and alumni in the financial sector in Washington, D.C. And in the spring, she was one of a group of students who embarked on a career immersion trip to the Federal Reserve and Commonwealth Retirement Advisors in Richmond, Virginia, where the students shadowed... READ MORE >>

Working with wild cats: Brian Smith ’20 interns as a mammal keeper

Brian Smith '20

As part of his internship as a mammal keeper at the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, Brian Smith ’20 learned how to care for all kinds of WildCats, including lions, tigers, cheetahs, and Florida panthers.... READ MORE >>

Summer Internships: Q&A with Katie Reep ’19

Katie Reep '19 also practiced her dance skills as part of the internship

From as close as downtown Lynchburg to as far as Vietnam, Randolph students are applying the skills they learned behind the Red Brick Wall in exciting internships across the world this summer. For this post, we asked dance major Katie Reep ’19 a few questions about her internship at the American Dance Festival in Durham,... READ MORE >>