Samille Palm a junior theatre student at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (UAPB), is the recipient of an intership from the George Washington Carver Research Program.The research program is a recruitment initiative to identify undergraduate students of Historically Black Colleges, and Universities and Hispanic Serving Institutions for selected internship positions at the University of Arkansas. Palm said, “This is the beginning of a new journey in my career. I am very excited and honored and will endeavor to do my best. I truly want to bring honor to UAPB Theatre. “
The intership takes place May 19 through July 12. During that time interns will work directly with a faculty mentor and be exposed to various aspects of graduate study. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a competitive research stipend, compensation for room, board, and travel.