Summer Interns 2013

CONWAY, Ark. (July 9, 2013) – The summer 2013 interns, announced by Hendrix Office of Career Services, includes 82 students participating in internships both locally and internationally.

“Our interns are doing meaningful work and learning valuable 'outside of the book' lessons right here in the Conway community all the way to California, Connecticut and Amsterdam and everywhere in between,” said Hendrix Associate Director of Career Services and Internship Coordinator Leigh Lassiter-Counts.  

“Internships through the College allow direct, practical work experience paired with intentional learning components to provide a rich environment for academic, personal and career-oriented growth and reflection for our students,” she added.

2013 summer interns include:

Senior Hatley Adkins of Russellville, Ark., interning with the Department of Community Corrections in Russellville, Ark.

Graduate accounting student Drew Ahlgrim of Little Rock, Ark., interning with Southwestern Energy in Conway, Ark.

Sophomore Sean Alexander of Little Rock, Ark., interning with Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance in Little Rock, Ark.

Sophomore Petra Alexander of Houston, Texas, interning with Wildlife Center of Texas in Houston, Texas

Senior Kathryn Armstrong of Pine Bluff, Ark., interning with Faith Works in Brunswick, Ga.

Sophomore Taylor Bennett of Quitman, Ark., interning with Conway Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic of Conway, Ark.

Senior Dylan Botteicher of Fort Smith, Ark., interning with Conway District Court in Conway, Ark.

Junior Chole Brown of Lees Summit, Mo., interning with Mental Health for America of the Heartland of Kansas City, Kan.

Senior Zoe Calhoun of Tucson, Ariz., interning with Terrain.org Offices in Tucson, Ariz.

Junior Mimi Carlin of Conway, Ark., interning with Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts, in Hot Springs, Ark.

Sophomore Katie Casper of Amherst, N. H., interning with Symphony New Hampshire in Nashua, N. H.

Sophomore Zachary Chastain of North Little Rock, Ark., interning with Target Smart in Washington, D.C.

Junior Mary Conner of Sherwood, Ark., interning with Delta Garden Study- AR Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Ark.

Senior Forest Cooper of Clarksville, Ark., interning with Yale University-Summer Institute for the Gifted in New Haven, Conn.

Sophomore Savannah Cooper of Conway, Ark., interning with Conway District Court in Conway, Ark.

Junior Bianca Craig of Little Rock, Ark., interning with Little Rock Summer Solutions in Little Rock, Ark.

Junior Nathan Crockett of Knoxville, Tenn., interning with Vermont Youth Conservation Corps in Richmond, Vt.

Sophomore Alyssa Curry of Libertyville, Ill., interning with United Way of Lake County in Park City, Ill.

Junior Long Dang of White Hall, Ark., interning with Harmony Heath Clinic in Little Rock, Ark.

Junior Patrick Diamonon of Houston, Texas, interning with Houston Hurricanes of Houston, Texas

Junior Ryan Dickerson of Little Rock, Ark., interning with Conway District Court in Conway, Ark.

Junior Kyle Dineen of Little Rock, Ark., interning with Little Rock Zoo in Little Rock, Ark.

Senior Tim Dinehart of Little Rock, Ark., interning with Conway District Court in Conway, Ark.

Sophomore Sarah Eddington of Benton, Ark., interning with University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Ark.

Sophomore M.J. Emanuel of Oak Ridge, Tenn., interning with Beardsley Community Farm in Knoxville, Texas

Senior Abigail Garcia-Lucas of Metairie, La., interning with THV 11 (CBS Affiliate) in Little Rock, Ark.

Senior Catherine Gilman of Dallas, Texas, interning with Dallas Public Library-Literary Programs in Dallas, Texas

Sophomore Claire Goldman of Dallas, Texas, interning with SMU Psychology Dept. in Dallas, Texas

Senior Olivia Goza of Little Rock, Ark. interning with Camp Stevens in Julian, Calif.

Senior Phillip Green of Georgetown, Texas, interning with Toltec Mounds in Scott, Ark.

Junior Camille Guillot of Mandeville, La., interning with Oxford American in Little Rock, Ark.

Sophomore Mitch Harle of Katy, Texas, interning with Camp Cho-Yeh in Livingston, Texas

Senior Jacob Hartmeier of Rogers, Ark., interning with Hewlett-Packard in Conway, Ark.

Sophomore Jake Higgins of Greenwood, Ark., interning with Vanderbilt University Dept. of Physics and Astronomy in Nashville, Tenn.

Junior Jessica Himes of Lenexa, Kan., interning with The Clinton Foundation in Little Rock, Ark.

Junior Erika Jasso of Oceanside, Calif., interning with the VA Hospital in San Diego, Calif.

Junior Anna Jolliff of Newberg, Ore., interning with Eating Disorder Coalition of Arkansas in Little Rock, Ark.

Senior Sasha Keck of Bentonville, Ark., interning with the Office of the Arkansas Attorney General in Little Rock, Ark.

Junior Gina Kelling of Kansas City, Kan., interning with Rattle’s Garden in Vilonia, Ark.

Junior Thierryaka Kimenyi of Rwanda, interning with DSG Consulting of Little Rock, Ark.

Senior Amelia Kinch of Plano, Texas, interning with City of Conway District Court in Conway, Ark.

Junior Lotte Kraaijenbrink of Vinkeveen, Netherlands, interning with Akzo Nobel in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Lacey Laborde of Harrison, Ark., interning with University of Texas at Austin Computer Science Department in Austin, Texas

Senior Elizabeth Lancaster of Dover, Del., interning with Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual in Silver Spring, Md.

Graduate accounting student Samantha Loopstra of Little Rock, Ark., interning with First United Methodist Church in Maumelle, Ark.

Junior Nora Lovaas of Shoreview, Minn., interning with North American Banking Company in Woodbury, Minn.

Junior Zachary Mainer of Branch, Ark., interning with Conway Police Department, Detective Unit in Conway, Ark.

Senior Sarah Martin of Beebe, Ark., interning with Conway Regional Heath Foundation in Conway, Ark.

Junior Julie McGrady of Franklin, Tenn., interning with Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Wilmington, Ill.

Senior Meredith McKinney of Batesville, Ark., interning with Camp Aldersgate in Little Rock, Ark.

Junior Mary McNally of Brancheburg, N.J., interning with Women’s Shelter of Central Arkansas in Conway, Ark.

Senior Brandon McNew of McCrory, Ark., interning with University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Mass.

Senior JillAnn Meunier of Bloomington, Ind. interning with first United Methodist Church in Bloomington, Ind.

Junior Lindsay Mindlin of Tallahassee, Fla., interning with The Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science in Tallahassee, Fla.

Junior Caleb Moen of Coppell, Texas, interning with Project Transformation in Dallas, Texas

Senior Lauren Nelson of Austin, Texas, interning with Slow Food Austin in Austin, Texas

Junior Jill Nguyen of Hanoi, Vietnam, interning with the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C..

Senior James Owen-Leary of Chicago, Ill., interning with Chicago Department of Building and Zoning in Chicago, Ill.

Senior Colton Primm of Fayetteville, Ark., interning with U.S. Commercial Service Arkansas Export Assistance Center in Little Rock, Ark.

Junior Elisa Rivera of Dallas, Texas, interning with Dolphin Blue in Dallas, Texas

Junior Amelia Robert of Covington, La., interning with Elmwood Fitness Center in Harahan, La.

Junior Lee Rogers of Decatur, Ga., interning with Wyoming Conservation Corps in Laramie, Wyo.

Senior Gillian Rossi of Marietta, Ohio, interning with Woolly Hollow State Park in Greenbrier, Ark.

Junior Ben Seale of Bryant, Ark., interning with Windstream in Little Rock, Ark.

Senior Maitri Shah of Rogers, Ark., interning with UAMS: Child Diagnostic Unit in Little Rock, Ark.

Junior Sowmya Sivakumar of Rogers, Ark., interning with Free Will Baptist Family Ministries in Little Rock, Ark.

Junior Savannah Skaggs of Greenwood, Ark., interning with Preschool Extraordinaire in Greenwood, Ark.

Junior Natalie Skinner of Monticello, Ark., interning with Little Rock Urban Farming Project in Little Rock, Ark.

Senior Kevin Spatz of Conway, Ark., interning with Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Sarasota, Fla.

Sophomore Isabelle Staines of Clarksville, Md., interning with Fred’s Farm in Alexandra, N.H.

Senior Joseph Stepina of Coppell, Texas, interning with Conway District Court in Conway, Ark.

Senior Allison Tschiemer of Dallas, Texas, interning with Dallas Holocaust Museum in Dallas, Texas.

Senior Molly Umble of Lancaster, Pa., interning with Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation in Short Hills, N.J.

Junior Bryan Urban of Conway, Ark., interning with ETN (PBS affiliate) in Conway, Ark.

Senior Will VanScoy of Jonesboro, Ark., interning with the Conway District Courthouse in Conway, Ark.

Senior Taylor Williams of North Little Rock, Ark., interning with Conway District Courthouse in Conway, Ark.

Junior Carrie Yang of Hot Springs, Ark., interning with Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Junior Kaitlyn Zamzow of Franklin, Texas, interning with Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, Texas

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.