Test Drive A Racer

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Murray State University 'Test Drive a Racer' internship program is in its second year and has been met with "glowing" praise from employers says Dr. Steve Cobb, Dean of the Jones College of Science, Engineering & Technology. He stops by Sounds Good to speak with Tracy Ross about how the program helps get students in the door at companies and government institutions where it might otherwise be difficult; they also discuss construction on campus, a career day later this week and opportunities for study abroad.

'Test Drive a Racer' MSU Internship Initiative

Sep 24, 2013
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Murray State's Jones College of Science, Engineering & Technology Dean Dr. Steve Cobb joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to chat about the new half-million dollar project 'Test Drive A Racer,' supported by a grant form the James Graham Brown Foundation. This program grew out of a request for funding from a philanthropic organization. Dr. Cobb says students benefit from the opportunity to have internships before graduation in professionally meaningful environments. This program will help fund internship programs. He says The foundation is interested in looking at projects that benefit the higher education institutions in the state and economic vitality in the state.