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Center for Pathway Experiences


Our office is still open Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. Services will be offered online or by phone. For easy access to our online resources available 24/7 click here

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The goal of the Center for Pathway Experiences is to assist undergraduate students in finding, funding, and finishing pathway experiences that connect to the student's post graduation goals.

Apply For A Summer Scholarship HERE by March 1!

What are considered Pathway Experiences?

  • Internships (on and off campus; paid or unpaid)
  • Student teaching, clinicals, practicums, externships
  • Research (scholarly and/or creative)
  • Entry-level jobs related to field (on or off campus, including part-time jobs or co-ops)
  • Fieldwork/Other activities that provide the student with experience related to their chosen discipline and/or to the student's post-graduation goals
  • For help deciding your career path before a pathway experience visit Career Services
FindSearch for Pathway Experiences
FundSummer Scholarships 
FinishGraduation Cord Program

Pathways Summer Scholarship Information

 2019 Scholarship Winners

Public Health

Lupus Foundation of America

Washington DC

Biological Sciences

Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine

Aurora, CO 


FGH Live Well

Hattiesburg, MS

Legal Studies

Congressman Palazzo

Washington DC


Columbus Recreation/Parks Department

Columbus, OH


YMCA Retirement Fund

New York, NY


Baptist Healthplex

Clinton, MS

Polymer Science

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

Social Work

Central Point Learning Center

Prague, Czech Republic

Interior Design

Interior Elements

Ridgeland, MS

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Marriott International

Seattle, WA

Forensic Science


Jackson, MS

Forensic Science

Tupelo Police Department

Tupelo, MS


ALEC/The Washington Center

Washington DC

Biological Sciences


Jackson, MS


Merit Health

Natchez, MS


Camp Lincoln for Boys

Nisswa, MN

Construction Engineering Technology

Jackson Brothers Construction

Chatom, AL and Hattiesburg, MS


Baptist Cardiac Rehab

Jackson, MS

Forensic Science


Huntsville, AL


Previous Scholarship Winners
Emmy Ballard Therapeutic Recreation Integrace Copper Ridge Sykesville, MD
ShyAnna Bell Interior Design Veteran Affairs Biloxi, MS
Katie Byrd Merchandising BuddyLove Clothing Label Dallas, TX
Cameron Cloud Biological Sciences Bridgewater Psychiatry Gulfport, MS
Kristin Evans Accounting FDIC Financial Management Program Jackson, MS
Talib Gramby Psychology Camp Star Fish Rindge, NH
Mollye Hancock Therapeutic Recreation Clinton Thera. Rec Dept Clinton, MS
Samantha Hayes Theatre Berkshire Theatre Group  Stockbridge, MA
Samantha Leonard Public Relations Glover Park Group Washington DC
Fayla McCoy Therapeutic Recreation Covenant House Georgia Atlanta, GA
Nadjah McLaurin Therapeutic Recreation MacNeal Hospital Berwyn, IL
Jonathan Puckett English/History MS Department of Archives & History Jackson, MS
Jeremy Rooks Dance The Ailey School New York, NY
Kaylee Sanders Forensic Science Harrison Co. Sheriff's Department Gulfport, MS
Sarah Saulters Hospitality/Tourism Sonesta Resorts Hilton Head, SC
Hannah Scott Political Science The Urban Institute Washington DC
Emily Shattles Kinesiology FGH Cardiac Rehab Hattiesburg, MS
Nima Sherpa Tourism Management Mother's Cantina  Ocean City, MD
Amelia Strahan Broadcast Journalism NBC/The Weekend Today Show New York City, NY
LaQuarius Thomas Merchandising Nordstrom Nashville, TN
Morgan Vonderbruegge Interior Design Inside Outside Kitchen & Bath Gulfport, MS
Sawyer Walters Criminal Justice Congressman Stephen Palazzo Washington DC
Azoia Williams Therapeutic Recreation Wesley Merit Health Hattiesburg, MS
Cara Wilson Political Science Chwat Group Washington DC



Pathways Graduation Cord Program

Pick up your Pathways Graduation Cord at Cap and Gown Pick Up! 

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Center for Pathway Experiences
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