Senior Tyler Turk has spent much of his internship under the direction of Jill Newman, the director of operations and customer service at Worldstrides/Excel International Sports. Worldstrides specializes in providing educational travel opportunities to approximately 350,000 students annually, particularly in the area of international sports tours. Tyler has learned the managerial and organizational aspects of planning international travel for students, and he has also been involved in market research for the company's branch located in Glenwood, Maryland.