LINCOLN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS GET THEIR SHARE OF INTERNSHIPS
UNIVERSITY, PA ~ Milan K. Carter is back in the classroom
at Lincoln University after an extremely busy summer, gaining
firsthand experience as an intern at three venues. He
called his summer a “worthy
Carter, Mr. Lincoln and a broadcast journalism
major, had three internships, including CN8 (Comcast News 8)
in New Castle, Del., 215 Magazine in Philadelphia and Studio
609, a music company also in Philadelphia.
“I enjoyed all three internships,” Carter said. “Even
though they were not paid internships, the experiences were
Carter, however, was far from being
the lone university student switching from the classroom
to the boardroom last summer. For example, Tara Green, an
accounting major, interned with State Farm Insurance, Markell
Smallwood and Kelvin Kahmunga did likewise at Excellus Blue
Cross and Blue Shield. Smallwood
is also an accounting major, while Kahmunga is majoring in
math and actuary science.
Another accounting major, Rumbvi
Tabvuma, interned at KPMG in Philadelphia and Lana Johnson,
a biopsychology major, interned at the Children’s Hospital
of Philadelphia Psychiatric Behavior Health Unit. Meanwhile,
Javon Pratt, a math and actuary science major, landed an
internship at Independence Blue Cross and Blue Shield-Infomatics
and Isaac Boateng, a finance major, interned at Madison Square
Three students, Kimberly Gullege, Virginia McGarvey and Tyrone
Valentine, all education majors, remained on campus and interned
in the Department of Education.
Except McGarvey, a junior, and Valentine, a freshman, the
other students are seniors.
At CN8 Carter helped develop stories
for the “Art Fennell
Reports.” According to the station, the program takes
an interactive look at the news and events that shape viewers'
worlds. Carter earned three credits for this internship.
Carter worked in marketing and promotions
for 215 Magazine. The
newly established magazine, which focuses on teenagers and
young adults, provides information on events and issues that
directly impact them. It is published quarterly. Carter
hopes to continue working for this magazine year round.
Carter’s Studio 609 experience sits well with him since
he has a passion for writing music and singing. Carter
served as a receptionist, while learning how the music industry
As Mr. Lincoln, Carter’s platform is all about unity. He
plans to implement several programs that will bring all students
together and keep them unified.
He said he likes Lincoln University
because “it is home
away from home for me. It is small. I have grown
to love the faculty, staff and administration so much that
I hardly go home on weekends.”
Carter also served as a student leader during orientation
for new students.
Founded in 1854, Lincoln
University is a premier, historically Black University that
combines the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based
undergraduate core curriculum and selected graduate programs
to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological
and global society. The University is nationally
recognized as a major producer of African Americans with undergraduate
degrees in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics);
computer and informational sciences; biological and life sciences. Lincoln
has an enrollment of 2,423 undergraduate and graduate students.
University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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