internships

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 >>

Life Lessons: VDEQ internship gives Randolph student a taste of environmental science field

Alyssa Umberger '17

One of the most important lessons Alyssa Umberger ’17 has learned about her chosen career field is that there are two completely different aspects of environmental science work. Sometimes environmental scientists spend extensive time outdoors, tracking air pollution and water quality. Other times, scientists sit at a desk writing permits and analyzing data. Thanks to... 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 >>

Randolph announces recipients of 2016 National Gallery, London internships

Travis Byram '18 and Katya Schwab '17 will be interns at the National Gallery, London this summer.

Randolph College is pleased to announce that Katya Schwab ’17 and Travis Byram ’18 have been selected for internships this summer at the National Gallery, London. This prestigious opportunity is made possible through an academic partnership between the College and the National Gallery, London. Created in 2014, this partnership is the first of its kind... READ MORE >>

Jolley Mini-Grants to provide new opportunities for Randolph interns

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Thanks to a new grant program through the Jolley Foundation, Randolph College students will have more resources to fund internships outside of the Lynchburg area. Available for summer internships starting this year, Jolley Mini-Grants will be offered to help offset the cost of student internships in amounts ranging from $500 to $4,000. Grant funds may... READ MORE >>

Life Changing Opportunity: Randolph students intern at the National Gallery, London

Seisha Scott ’16 and Elisabeth Price ’16

Seisha Scott ’16 and Elisabeth Price ’16 spent 8 weeks in London as part of Randolph College’s unique partnership with the National Gallery.... READ MORE >>