Internship Involves Lying in a Hammock … and Much More
Briana Ullman spent a good part of her summer in and around hammocks, working hard and enjoying it thoroughly. The communication major found the internship of her dreams with ENO, makers of packable hammocks and other outdoors accessories. She blogged for them, managed their social media, made contacts with media ... and reaffirmed that she's on the right path to her career. Read the Q & A.
Student of the Month: Mackie Raymond
Mackie Raymond is a Communication Media sophomore who is actively involved with campus music and theater activities. An Arts Village resident, she has minors in arts entrepreneurship and music performance. She held a marketing internship this past summer, and volunteers with the Women's Center and Student Government. Meet our Student of the Month.
May Student of the Month
Cody Davidson is a Communication junior minoring in Business and English. He has held a Communication internship with the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, studied abroad in the Netherlands, and been an Educational Psychology Research Assistant. He looks forward to a career in public relations or marketing.
Solidifying Interests Through Internships
Sarah Smith (junior, Communication) is testing her interests, honing her skills, and finding lots of inspiration through some very different internships. She's gained confidence and learned to take risks. "It can be hard to juggle internships, class work, extracurriculars, and working to support myself, while still trying to enjoy the college experience," she says. "But this has allowed me to figure out what is most important to me."
Semester in Spain Challenges, Inspires Undergrad
Senior Megan Hornbeck (Communication Media and Spanish Languages and Literatures) says studying abroad in Spain enhanced her cultural awareness, challenged her to navigate a new environment and shaped her goals.
May Student of the Month
Laken Geiger is a junior with a major in Communication and minor in Arts Entrepreneurship. She has had several media and arts-related internships, and spent Spring 2014 studying in Prague. She is a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America and Habitat for Humanity.
Internships Help Student Explore Career Options
Kirsten Henning is a junior in Communication who has had three internships to date during her time in CHASS. "It’s been beneficial to intern for a number of different companies," she says. "It allows me to try new things and gives me the chance to find something that I really enjoy."
November Student of the Month – Kelly Darden
Sophomore Kelly Darden is the CHASS student of the month. The Communication major's advice to incoming students? Take risks, network, and create yourself.