Ever imagine getting to work with an A-list Hollywood director while still in college? With the help of IC music professor Alex Perialas, Dan Timmons ’10 landed an internship at Sound Lounge in New York City and worked on Jonathan Demme’s movie about reggae legend Bob Marley.
It’s easy to assume that spending a semester in London is all about sipping tea, sightseeing, and soaking up the local culture, but each year some 75 London Center students get a jump on their careers with exciting internships in and around the city. Here are just a few of the valuable real-world experiences students have had lately.
It can be quite a daunting task to call a city with over seven million unfamiliar faces home. At least, it was for me when I studied abroad in London this past summer. Weary after the long flight to Heathrow Airport, I lugged around what seemed to be about 1,000 pounds of luggage, and realized -- shockingly -- that I was now a foreigner. But as I walked onto the Tube with my fellow Ithaca College students, we prepared for the greatest eight weeks of our lives.
How does a child fill his pillowcase with candy on Halloween night if he isn’t able to say trick or treat? If he’s lucky enough to work with graduate students in the assistive technology lab at the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, he can get hooked up with a mobile communication device that, at the press of a button, will shout it out for him.
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