The four internships Adam Barksdale undertook while studying textile engineering helped land him a position with Nissan.
Brooke Shurer came to NC State to work, but earned master's and doctoral degrees in education across a decade of part-time study.
Driven to Succeed
Elle Howe starts work with BMW after graduation — and credits the Fitts Scholarship in the College of Engineering for keeping her on track.
Speaking Her Language
Research awards and scholarships — including a Fulbright — have fostered Jessica Hatcher's love of linguistics.
Call of the Wild
Private support at NC State has enabled Sam Freeze to turn his love for wildlife into a career as a conservationist and bat biologist.
Building a Future
Scholarship support and a Caldwell Fellowship have helped Jocelyn Barahona to pursue her passion for architecture.
Destination: Down Under
Austin Wrenn — farmer, beekeeper, volunteer fighter — will grow strawberries in Australian greenhouses after graduation.
Making Connections for Change
International studies and business administration double-major Maya Krishnan earned a WomenNC Fellowship while at NC State.
Keon Pettiway — Ph.D. in communication, rhetoric and digital media — has been a key member of the Virtual MLK Project at NC State.
Design and Wanderlust
Dylan Impink, 2016 Linda and Turan Duda Traveling Fellow, will document the architecture of Mexico City after graduation.