Travis Shoemaker ’18 is developing a better method for evaluating the outer layer of rocks that holds the sides of a dam in place.
Initiative: Research and Internships Fund
Turning information into knowledge is invaluable to the Lafayette experience. Generous campaign gifts are expanding undergraduate research opportunities and enabling immersive internships that offer a 360-degree work experience.
Here are some examples of the impact of your investment.
Through InternShift, students work on complex projects, participate in professional development, are mentored by senior executives, and earn competitive income.
A fund established by Steven and Ann Yanez P’15 supported research by Bob Kurt, Kreider Professor and head of biology, and Anna Ptasinski ’18.
An internship stipend put Jeffrey Zimmer ’10 on a path that saw him contribute to the growth of liberty.
Donors funding summer internship stipends give students a major career boost.
The Preminger Gerontology Scholar Program is enabling Kofi Boateng ’16 to learn about care for the aging at Gracedale Nursing Home.
The Beane Intern Scholars Program helps students navigate the road to professional success.
Larry Murphy ’58, P’92 has helped students find career success as a volunteer, employer, and donor.
More than 40 students will gain research experience and receive mentoring thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program and funding from Heidi Ludwick Hanson ’91 and Daniel Hanson.
The Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship helped Sean Ryon ’12 gain experience leading to Columbia Journalism School and a living creating documentary films.