Date: Mar 29, 2016
Senior Will Comotto (in the photo on the right) was drawn to an internship at Baltimore's 98 Rock radio station because of his interest in all things media. His own job at Stevenson's radio station prompted his application for the competitive internship at 98 Rock, where he works in promotions under the assistant director of promotions, Will Wright. Will has been involved in many off-site promotions, including the Polar Bear Plunge, where he helped out with everything from sound checks to fan interface. His outgoing personality and interest in other people have enabled Will to make a success of the internship experience.
Sterling Smith's love of sports led him to an internship with Stevenson's Sports Information Director, Greg Royce. Working from an office high above Mustang Stadium, Sterling has been involved in many areas of sports information, including live tweeting during basketball games, writing recaps of games, updating the content management systems and making sure data on the gomustangsports website is accurate. He has learned a lot about the myriad of tasks that an SID must oversee, and hopes to enter the field after graduation.
Senior Sydnie Marshall has found a home interning at Mt. Pleasant Christian School in Baltimore, a K4 through 8 private school sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Church and Ministries. Under the mentorship of Brenda Pitts Haynes, Ph.D., the director of the school, Sydnie's duties have included event planning, communication through marketing, and other business aspects to help make the school semester smoother for the administrative team.
Senior Christine Edwards has been learning about the management world of human resources during her internship with Employer Assurance Solutions in Marriottsville, Md. Under the supervision of Bob Gilliam, Christine has been participating in training and helping to train new employees, attending job fairs as a recruiter, and learning to manage the various databases used in the world of HR. Employer Assurance Solutions is a risk management specialty company that works with other businesses to provide insurance strategies.