Director of Internships
Stephenson Hall 308
Internship Drop-In Hours:
Monday and Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 pm or by appointment. Call 859.985.3656.
Esther Livingston joined Berea College in August 2011 as Co-Director of the Center for Transformative Learning (Now split into Office of Internships and Career Development and the Center for Teaching and Learning) and the new full-time Director of Internships. She meets with students individually and conducts class presentations and workshops to assist in finding/creating internship opportunities and learn about the process for receiving credit and funding.
Prior to Berea, she spent over a decade in the field of Experiential Education and Career Services at the University of Kentucky. As Interim Director and Assistant Director of the James W. Stuckert Career Center, Esther coordinated the Internship, Shadowing, and Service-Learning programs.
In addition to conducting one-on-one career consultations with students and doing class presentations and workshops, Esther also works closely with faculty and with a wide range of employers.
Esther’s background also includes the role of a Career Development Specialist in UK Human Resources, coaching employees in their own career management, and an Adjunct Faculty position in Information Management and Design at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.