internships

Summer internships: Q&A with Alex Clem ’19

Alex Clem '19 stands next to a cannon used on a ship in WWII.

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 physics major Alex Clem ’19 a few questions about his internship at Dahlgren Naval Base in Dahlgren, Virginia.... READ MORE >>

On Air Personality

Cale Holmes ’16 during a newscast at WBOC in Maryland

Cale Holmes ’16 pursues his passion for journalism On any given day, Cale Holmes ’16 could be asked to cover just about anything for his job as news producer for WBOC, a television station in Salisbury, Maryland. By nature, journalism is a fast-moving career— and Holmes loves every challenging minute. “It’s an interesting gig, and... READ MORE >>

Three selected for prestigious summer internship program at National Gallery, London

(From left) Megan Guzik ’19, Elisabeth Ayars ’19, and Alexandra Wieczorek ’19

Randolph College recently announced the recipients of summer 2018 National Gallery, London internships. The Gallery has accepted three interns who will spend eight weeks in London working in the Curatorial Department, Development Department, and the Research Center. These students are supported by an academic partnership between the College and the National Gallery, London, as well... READ MORE >>

This Place is for the Birds

Megan Henning '18 with one of the greater rheas she took care of at the zoo.

Megan Henning ’18 discovers new skills during zoo internship The large doors to the shelter slowly opened, surprising the flock of pink flamingos inside and sending them scurrying outside in a mass of frantically flapping wings where Megan Henning ’18 and other colleagues waited. They held up tarps, forming a wall and leading the birds... READ MORE >>

New Experiences

Jessica Burroughs '18 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Lyric Opera of Chicago opportunity helps Randolph student grow Before this summer, Jessica Burroughs ’18 had never flown in a plane, much less lived in a big city. Thanks to a unique internship with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, she had a summer full of first-time experiences and achievements. “The biggest takeaway from this internship... READ MORE >>

Behind the scenes at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Jessica Burroughs '18 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Jessica Burroughs ’18 has spent the summer living and working in Chicago as part of the 2017 Donald P. Baiocchi Lyric Opera of Chicago Internship, sponsored each year by alumna Amanda Fox ’67. The 10-week program allows Randolph students to gain hands-on experience in arts management and nonprofit fundraising while working for the Lyric Opera... READ MORE >>

Enjoying the ride

Nick Pollard '18

Even though the degree he earns from Randolph will be in chemistry, Nick Pollard ’18 can now add “motorcycle studies” to his academic profile. This summer, Harley-Davidson of Lynchburg created a special internship opportunity for Pollard that has allowed him to work on some of the finest motorcycles he has ever seen. Some of his... READ MORE >>

Summer at the Maier

(From left) Maier education curator Laura McManus, office manager and public engagement coordinator Danni Schreffler, Stacey Samuels '18, and Maddie Shelby '18

Stacey Samuels ’18 and Maddie Shelby ’18 interned at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College this summer, where they primarily worked alongside education curator Laura McManus in community outreach and programming. Samuels, a studio art major, and Shelby, an art history major, have been recording both of their experiences in a running blog... READ MORE >>

Game On – Communication studies major earns coveted internship with the Washington Redskins

Mitch MacDonald '17 during Washington Redskins training camp in 2016.

[Editor’s Note: Since this story was published, Mitch MacDonald ’17 has been promoted to a business development account executive for the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium. “In this position I am now responsible for a mixture of both B2C (Business to customer) and B2B (Business to Business) selling,” MacDonald said. “I work with some... READ MORE >>

Three students selected for summer internships at the National Gallery, London

(From left) Emad Davis '18, Melissa Vandiver '19, and Desiree Page '18

Randolph College is pleased to announce the recipients of summer 2017 National Gallery, London internships. The Gallery has accepted three interns who will spend eight weeks in London working in the Curatorial Department, Development Department, and the Research Center. These students are supported by an academic partnership between the College and the National Gallery, London,... READ MORE >>