The McWethy Program provides students in economics, business and public policy with a distinctive academic enrichment program which emphasizes experiential learning. Previously referred to as the Berry Center, the McWethy Program for Economics, Business, and Public Policy is a distinctive program under the newly formed Berry Career Institute.
The primary objective of the McWethy Program is to provide exceptional experiential learning opportunities that help students bridge the gap between theory and practice in their academic program. This enhances the quality of the liberal arts education students receive, and prepares them for graduate study or entry into the workplace, helping them embark upon successful careers in business, non-profit organizations, or public service.
McWethy Program offerings include:
- Internships and a leadership program
- Support for off-campus courses
- Opportunities for student-faculty research, independent study, and participation in conferences .
- Public lectures, symposia, and workshops
- Support for students interested in entrepreneurship
- Career planning and preparation for entry into MBA programs
The Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy was established in 2006 as a multifaceted initiative offering academic enrichment to the Economics and Politics programs which now operates under as the McWethy Program under the Berry Career Institute. These initiatives were made possible by a generous $5 million gift from Jim McWethy ’65. Read More