Student Success Stories

As a junior in college, biology major Grant Jerabek is already taking steps to improve modern cancer technologies. Jerabek’s internship this summer with San Diego, California-based Biocept Inc. takes him into the lab, immersing him in experiments that can be used in develop enhancements for the company’s medical technology. Biocept, ...Read more
“With my roots grounded in a small farm community in southwest Nebraska, I am driven by a passion to serve rural America,” said Brooke Ballou, a Wilsonville, Neb., native studying Agribusiness and Marketing. ...Read more
“It all started when Hastings College President Don Jackson sat down with my roommates and me one day in the cafeteria,” said Robbie Parker, a Marketing major from Idalia, Colo. ...Read more
When Lincoln, Neb.-native and Hastings College student Kelly Prange first contacted Talent Plus about a summer internship, the news wasn’t encouraging. After she described her interest in industrial and organizational psychology, experience and coursework at ...Read more
In the fast-paced world of national politics, Hastings College student Sierra Walker found her experience on the Forensics (speech) team invaluable. ...Read more
Hastings College student Brooke Snyder spent the summer of 2013 at the University of Virginia Medical School in Charlottesville, Va., participating in a Summer Medical & Dental Education Program. ...Read more
As a technology intern at Signal 88 , Hastings College student Creighton Leif expected to spend the summer implementing small software development projects for the Omaha, Neb.-based security company with 100 franchises throughout the United ...Read more
Anna Stewart dreaded going to classes at her first university in Oregon. Now, the Milwaukee, Ore.-native, who first heard about Hastings College from a former high school coach, has found her groove halfway across the ...Read more
As Jami Anderson considered completing her bachelor’s degree, she saw tremendous value in transferring to Hastings College. ...Read more
Jon Randall Marx’s first attempt at college in the early 2000’s was a failure. He describes himself as “unmotivated, unambitious and lazy." "The years that followed opened my eyes to the value of a good ...Read more
As the first marketing intern for ToBa, Inc. , a Minnesota-based food distribution company with a presence in Grand Island, Neb., Kelsey Mayfield’s duties included a little bit of everything: Developing a new logo for ...Read more