REGION —  Local residents are among 12 University of Scranton students, selected from a competitive pool, a stipend of up to $4,000 to support their participation in a meaningful unpaid internship for the summer of 2019. The program is funded by the philanthropy of the University's Parents' Executive Council and the donations of alumni and friends of the University.

Students receiving support are writing about their internship experiences in a blog published on The University's Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development webpage.

Students who participated in the 2019 Royal Experience Summer Internship program are:

• William Blake Hammert of Archbald, majoring in exercise science, was a strength and conditioning intern at The University of Connecticut Athletic Department in Storrs, Connecticut.

• Nolan McLaughlin of Moscow, majoring in neuroscience, was a research intern at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire.

• Mili Patel of Scranton, majoring in neuroscience, was an intern for the Partial Hospitalization Program at Scranton Counseling Center.

• Abbey Donaldson of Scranton, majoring in history, was an intern at the Everhart Museum.

• Virginia Farrell of Scranton, majoring in history, was an education intern at the Everhart Museum.

The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university located in Northeastern Pennsylvania.