Building Resumes This Summer!

KimberlyEverett Kimberly Everett, Junior
Economics Major, Concentration in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (

Boren Scholarship, Shanghai, China
Kimberly, an economics major and a student in the University Honors Program, has been awarded a one-year Boren scholarship to study Mandarin and the Chinese economy.  She will be in Shanghai for a semester, followed by another in Beijing.  The Boren scholarship is part of the National Security Education Program, which seeks to develop our country’s capacity to educate U.S. citizens, understand foreign cultures, strengthen economic competitiveness and enhance international cooperation and security. 

DanielleBlair Danielle Blair, Senior
Industrial Distribution Major

Coca-Cola Internship, Atlanta, GA

This summer Danielle had two internship offers between Coca-Cola in Atlanta as a project manager intern and Nike in Portland, OR as an e-commerce project manager intern.  She chose to go with Coca-Cola and will be working on projects that provide strategic direction, building efficiency and effectiveness into the business. She will also help in planning and initiating projects within the organization.

Danielle is from Canada and attending UAB on a soccer scholarship.  She traveled to Trinidad this month to play with the Canadian National Team for the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament.

KrishVarma Krish Varma, Junior
Dual Major in Spanish and Economics (PPE)

Critical Languages Scholarship, Jaipur, India
The intensely competitive Department of State Critical Language Scholarship has selected Krish to be part of a 8 week Hindi language acquisition program in India over the summer. The Critical Language Scholarship is funded by the State Department to provide intensive summer language courses in languages of critical need (e.g. Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Hindi etc.). Krish will study Hindi at the American Institute of Indian Studies in Jaipur, India. The city is in the northern state of Rajasthan and is said to be one of the most beautiful cultural capitals of the country. The students are assigned a host family and attend class for 5–6 hours, Monday–Friday.
Josh_Carpenter2 Joshua Carpenter, Senior
Accounting Major

Teach For America Corps in Alabama

Josh has been selected for the inaugural Teach for America Corps in Alabama! He will be one of thirty members teaching in the Black Belt region, near Selma, Alabama. He has been assigned to teach high school English. Josh, along with 4 other UAB students, will begin their training program this summer. This is a demonstration of UAB students’ commitment to community service. more...

“I want to wake up every day feeling proud about what I am doing and knowing that I am making a difference in people’s lives."   - Josh Carpenter



Arielle Stewart, Junior
Marketing Major

COACH, Inc., New York, NY
Arielle will be interning this summer with COACH, Inc. in their Product Development department. She will support and learn about all aspects of the product development and commercialization processes including the opportunity to learn the process of how designer’s initial inspirations become high-quality crafted luxury goods with the assistance of many different cross functional partners within Coach. She will have exposure to all levels of the development process, learn how to create Bills of Materials (BOMs) using the company's computer system, and will be responsible for creating swatch charts by working with cross-functional partners in Leather, Fabric, Hardware and Merchandising.



Elisha Gentle, Senior
Economics Major, Minor in Arabic and International Business

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, Cairo, Egypt
Elisha has won a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to pursue a master‘s degree at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, in Arabic Studies: Language and Literature.  Elisha then plans to pursue a master’s degree in Arab Studies (with an Economics concentration) at Georgetown University, and eventually embark on a career in geo-political risk consulting in Africa and the Middle East.

“My time in Cairo will be punctuated by presentations at local Rotary Clubs and involvement with community service initiatives.  Being connected to a large network of Rotarians in the Middle East will, likely, be this experience’s most valuable facet in the long run,” says Elisha



Nick Baugh, Senior
Amanda Wood, Senior

Industrial Distribution, Medical Equipment and Supplies Majors

GE Healthcare Commercial Leadership Internship Program, Milwaukee, WI
Nick and Amanda were selected for the prestigious, highly competitive GE Healthcare Commercial Leadership Internship Program (CLP).  They will be heading to Milwaukee in June for an intensive 10- week internship experience where they will rotate through various functions of GE gaining exposure to all business units within GE Healthcare.