Senior Jennifer Rosenbloom (left) has made sure that she has had plenty of chances to shine this semester during her internship at CareFirst Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Owings Mills, Maryland, under the mentorship of Barbara Gerber, the Senior Account Representative there. The insurance industry has undergone many changes recently, and Jennifer has worked hard to learn how to adjust accounts in relation to national changes within the organization.
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Junior Kris DeJesus has been given a wide variety of assignments by his mentor in the Office of Student Activities, Hope Miller, the Assistant Director at Stevenson University. Kris hopes eventually to work in the activities segment of higher education, so his internship has provided him with many experiences in negotiation, organization, event planning and management, and student development. As a member of MAP, Kris also relies on his own knowledge of student activities to give him an edge in planning and promoting.
The fall business communication interns were thrilled with the crowds who turned out to look at their posters and chat with them about their internship experiences on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2015. The 20 interns carefully planned and created their internship posters to showcase their work and prepared key points to talk about with guests. Great job, interns!...Click here to read more.
Junior Kaitlin Kirkwood is completing her internship in the department of Business Communication under the supervision of Stephanie Verni, associate professor. Kaitlin has worked with Ms. Verni on several research and design projects, but has spent much of her time serving as a teaching assistant for the Internship Prep class that Ms. Verni instructs. In addition, Kaitlin has also worked with all of the faculty who teach the departmental First-Year Seminar and accompanied the group on the annual excursion, this year to Harper's Ferry.
Senior Charlie Taylor has enjoyed his internship experience with Employer Assurance Solutions in Marriottsville, Maryland. Under the mentorship of David Morningstar, owner and principal, Charlie has been learning about employer benefits packages as well as providing research assistance and organizational tracking. The company helps to reinforce employee knowledge of their employer benefits packages by collaborating with employees through comprehensive discussions and information. Charlie's knowledge of Excel has been of great assistance during his internship.