Alex Eisele chose Hastings College after earning the Walter Scott Scholarship, but his experience become so much more.
You may not know Hastings College student Lauren Sawyer, but you may have heard the Gretna, Neb., native on the radio. During the summer of 2013, she completed an internship with the Clear Channel Radio in Omaha, Neb., and recorded voiceovers for several commercials and public service announcements.
“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.
“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.
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 Hastings College, the recruiter explained Talent Plus wasn’t seeking interns at the time. He also said when the talent search and consulting company does hire interns, they work year-round in Lincoln.
In the fast-paced world of national politics, Hastings College student Sierra Walker found her experience on the Forensics (speech) team invaluable.
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.
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 States.
The Computer Science major from Concordia, Kan., felt well-prepared for the task, having served as Hastings College’s lead Helpdesk Technician.