Sara Cornett

Internship Coordinator;
Lecturer in General Studies

Office Information

Stephenson Hall 308
CPO 2136

Phone: 859-985-3626

Office Hours:

Internship Drop-In Hours: 
Monday and Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 pm or by appointment.

Call 859.985.3656 if there are no currently available Handshake appointments.


In Sara’s current role as Internship Coordinator, she supports programming, event logistics, marketing, and administrative/technical processes for the Internship Program (including serving as Handshake liaison and as the Internship Program Labor Supervisor). Sara also meets with students and presents in classes and internship information sessions to help students find or create their ideal internships.

A native of Berea, Kentucky, Sara attended Eastern Kentucky University for her B.A. in Public Relations, went on to receive her Master’s in Student Personnel Services, and is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator. Sara has worked in public relations, non-profits, and since starting at Berea College in 2011,  previously worked with students through academic interventions, student success, first-year programs, and Commencement planning.

As someone who struggled choosing a major in college and finding the right career path, Sara found her career calling helping students navigate their options through career conversations and internships.