Storie Ratcliff, an Agriculture and Natural Resources major, interned at the Bureau of Land Management in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Storie performed many duties such as compiling and tabulating wildlife inventory data, conducted monitoring of known sites, and documented habitat improvement projects.
Tevin Shouse, a Communications major, interned with Operation Hope, in Chicago. Tevin assisted the program manager in programming. He worked with outside organizations to see the impact left on the surrounding community.
Education major, Morgan Frith, embraced the opportunity to challenge and reshape her understanding of migrant school programing. The Southeastern Kentucky Migrant Education Program, based in Richmond, Kentucky, provided Morgan valuable exposure to various cultures and religions different from her own, while allowing her to design and implement lesson plans, and become an advocate for enhanced learning for students in migrant schools.
On Anna Dunlap’s first day at her internship on Pine Ridge [Lakota] Reservation with the organization Trees, Water, People (a Native American renewable energy and sustainable agriculture training facility), she learned how to make compressed earth blocks and helped build a demonstration building.
Quentin Savage (third from left), an English Literature major, participated in NYCCAH's Anti-Hunger Anti-Poverty mission in New York. This internship afforded him the ability to work in both office and urban settings; operating soup kitchens, developing programs, dispersing educational materials, and researching food security issues unique to specific communities. Quinton's gained networking opportunities and skills to further his aptitude for social justice.
Sarah Wyble's interest in biology led her to an internship at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center. Here she expanded on the knowledge required to run and maintain a horse rescue program. From sending thank you notes to donors and volunteers to exercising horses and cleaning their stables, Sarah's experience built professional connections and allowed her to bring relevant coursework alive in the non-profit sector.