Murray State University students get ahead on career plans with #RacerInternships

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students made the most of their summers by earning valuable career experience through internships at a wide variety of organizations. ** Precious Lynch, a human resources major from Louisville, Kentucky, interned at the World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana in Louisville this summer.  She said that working […]

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The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will kick off the summer season with a free concert June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Amphitheater Performing Arts Pavilion, located in Murray’s Central Park.

Murray State University students earn valuable work experience with summer internships

MURRAY, Ky. — Many Murray State University students spent their summer getting ahead on career plans through internships at a wide variety of companies, from nonprofits, city government, energy companies, higher education institutions and much more. ** Dorothy Boyle, a second-year graduate student from Middleton, Tennessee, was a NODA (Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention […]

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#RacerInternships: Murray State student interning with Paducah City Manager’s Office

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate student Harrison Fry of South Fulton, Tennessee, is interning this summer in the City Manager’s Office within the City of Paducah government. Fry is pursuing his master’s degree in public administration (MPA) at Murray State, where he also received his bachelor’s degree. Much of Fry’s work centers on […]

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Tyler Williams gives a presentation.

#RacerInternships: TSM students program future careers through FBI, NASA internships

MURRAY, Ky. — Students in the telecommunications system management (TSM) department at Murray State University are using their programming skills to develop not only technology but their future careers. Brett Hecklinger, a senior from Paducah, completed a 10-week internship with the FBI in Quantico, Virginia. As a student workforce trainee, Hecklinger supported the division by developing technology-based solutions […]

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Austin Johnessee stands in front of a building that says "Emergency Operations Center."

#RacerInternships: Murray State’s Test Drive a Racer program introduces students to real-world education opportunities

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences applied their classroom knowledge to the real world this summer through the University’s Test Drive a Racer internship program. The Test Drive a Racer program provides internship opportunities at Kentucky firms or agencies for outstanding juniors or seniors in STEM fields. The Jesse […]

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Addison Peter sits on a set of steps while wearing a graduation robe and cap.

#RacerInternships: Murray State music business student earns dream internship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate Addison Peter of Tell City, Indiana, interned with Live Nation Entertainment this summer, fulfilling a dream she’s carried since high school. “Going into my freshman year at Murray State, all I had going for myself was my passion and work ethic,” Peter said. “I had no experience with the music industry […]

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Jodi Henon stands in front of an American flag and framed photo of U.S. Senator Rand Paul.

Murray State students pursue summer internships in Kentucky politics

MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students pursuing degrees in political science spent their summers experiencing the Kentucky political system in action through regional internship opportunities. Jodi Henon of Bowling Green interned at the state office of U.S. Senator Rand Paul, while Christopher Stewart of Kuttawa worked as a student intern for the Lyon County Courthouse. “This was […]

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Ally Grote stands in front of the Straatmann Feed building.

#RacerInternships: Hutson School of Agriculture students work from cattle to Capitol

MURRAY, Ky. — Several students in the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University have made their childhood dreams a reality. Fueled by their passion for agriculture, Ally Grote, Sydney Hunter and Cassidy Neal completed summer internships with regional and national organizations in the agriculture industry. “I was raised on a cattle farm, and I knew from a […]

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Olivia Graff stands in front of a brick wall with a sign that reads "Public Defenders."

#RacerInternships: Graff defends knowledge through criminal justice internship

MURRAY, Ky. — After growing up watching attorneys on television, Olivia Graff was finally able to experience the thrills of a courtroom without a screen separating her from the action. This past summer, Graff was one of three students selected for an internship with the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy. The senior from Murphysboro, Illinois, is a criminal […]

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#RacerInternships: Computer science and information systems students earn valuable professional experience

MURRAY, Ky. — Students in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University are staying busy this summer with local and regional internship opportunities. Rhea Gibson, Ebony Clark and Andrew Callor are three students in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems who are applying their technical skills to a variety of industries, working […]

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