Internship Profile: Raegan Thomas Assists Expecting Families

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Raegan Thomas Hometown: Albemarle, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: English with minors in religion and creative writing Internship: Thomas interned at the Pregnancy Resource Center, which allows moms and dads who are expecting to receive aid through education and resources. She managed various administrative tasks, including organizing […]

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Internship Profile: Jessica Vedrani Finds a Passion for Politics

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jessica Vedrani Hometown: Salisbury, Massachusetts Year: Class of 2021 Major: Double major in criminal justice and political science Internship: Vedrani interned with the Climate Action Campaign as the data and operations fellow in Washington, D.C. She was in charge of analyzing senator voting records, speeches, statements and social media […]

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Internship Profile: Jake Wilkins Works with the Dallas Mavericks

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jake Wilkins Hometown: Norwalk, Connecticut Year: Class of 2020 Major: Business administration with a minor in marketing Internship: Wilkins was the marketing intern for the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Texas. He helped create marketing plans and provided input on marketing events, programs and more. Wilkins also worked with other […]

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Internship Profile: Megan Pusser Edits for Our State Magazine

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Megan Pusser Hometown: Whispering Pines, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: English literature and English writing Internship: Pusser recently landed a position as the editorial intern for Our State Magazine, where she is working with the editorial staff to produce and revise content for print and digital editions […]

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Internship Profile: Lexi Vitale Provides Performance Programming at Novant Health

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Lexi Vitale Hometown: Auburn, New York Year: Class of 2021 Major: Exercise science  Internship: Vitale spent the summer with Novant Health Powered by EXOS as a performance specialist. In this position, she shadowed, observed and participated in the performance programming and services offered to the athlete clientele, ranging from […]

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Internship Profile: Spencer Day Supports Cybersecurity at La-Z-Boy

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Spencer Day Hometown: West Chester, Ohio Year: Class of 2020 Major: Criminal justice and computer science Internship: Day spent the summer with La-Z-Boy as the cybersecurity intern on the IT/cybersecurity team in their corporate office. He monitored and investigated cyber incidents for La-Z-Boy worldwide, developed a “Privileged Acceptable Use […]

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Internship Profile: Briana Smalley Works with the Special Victim’s Unit

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Briana Smalley Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida Year: Class of 2020 Major: Criminal justice with a minor in women and gender studies Internship: Smalley worked with the State Attorney’s Office in West Palm Beach as a special victim’s unit intern. She was tasked to review forensic interviews and make […]

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Internship Profile: Kaylee Kerr Acts as Media Intern for Newfields

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Kaylee Kerr Hometown: Avon, Indiana Year: Class of 2021 Major: Communications, focusing in electronic media with double minors in graphic design and photography Internship: Kerr worked as the media intern for Newfields, a 100-acre nature park that houses the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), gardens and woodlands. As the […]

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Internship Profile: Caroline Labovitz Secured an Internship at Staples

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Caroline Labovitz Hometown: Holden, Massachusetts  Year: Class of 2020 Major: English literature with a minor in sales Internship: Labovitz was the human resources compensation intern for Staples. In her role, she was a member of an implementation team comprised of compensation, HRBP, talent acquisition and worked with a third-party […]

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HPU Students Build Professional Networks at Career and Internship Expo

High Point University’s Office of Career and Professional Development hosted its annual Career and Internship Expo event in Cottrell Hall on Sept. 25. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2019 – High Point University students grew their professional connections and job interviewing skills on Sept. 25. The entire day was dedicated to career development opportunities, including […]

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Internship Profile: Brooke Smith Confirms her Career Choice with Children’s Hospital Colorado

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Brooke Smith Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado Year: Class of 2021 Major: Biology with a minor in exercise science Internship: Smith served as the musculoskeletal research center intern for Children’s Hospital Colorado, working alongside orthopedic surgeons to conduct clinical research and write a scientific manuscript. How HPU helped you get there: […]

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Internship Profile: Kacey Ruben Verifies an interest in Videography

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Kacey Ruben Hometown: Dumfries, Virginia Year: Class of 2020 Major: Communication with a focus in electronic media Internship: Ruben worked as the video intern for ICF, where she created internal videos about programs and resources employees access to continue professional development within their careers. The videos she created were […]

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Internship Profile: Shannon Vinci Builds Brand Marketing Experience

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Shannon Vinci Hometown: Sewell, New Jersey Year: Class of 2021 Major: Event management Internship: Vinci acted as the brand marketing intern for Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In her role, she assisted in rebranding the company. How HPU helped you get there: “In my two years at […]

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Internship Profile: Jacob Lancaster Pursues an Interest in Ministry

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Jacob Lancaster Hometown: Albemarle, North Carolina Year: Class of 2020 Major: Religion with a minor in philosophy Internship: Lancaster spent the summer with Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church as the pastoral intern. He worked with the pastoral staff and took part in leading worship, teaching, providing pastoral care and […]

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Internship Profile: Nia Rainer Serves as Champion for the Chamber of Commerce

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Nia Rainer Hometown: Queens, New York Year: Class of 2022 Major: International business with a minor in Spanish Internship: Rainer worked for the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce as the membership coordinator intern. In this role, she was responsible for recruiting members for the chamber and retaining the […]

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Internship Profile: Ryley Fredericksen Manages Social Media at Medi USA

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Ryley Fredericksen Hometown: Parker, Colorado Year: Class of 2020 Major: Media and pop-culture and a minor in sales Internship: Fredericksen spent the summer as a social media marketing intern at Medi USA where she helped brainstorm, research, create and post content relative to the company’s brand. Her projects included […]

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Internship Profile: Abby Ray Makes a Difference with World Relief Triad

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Abby Ray Hometown: High Point, North Carolina Year: Class of 2022 Major: Philosophy with a minor in strategic communication Internship: Ray worked with World Relief Triad as the opportunity services department intern, where her responsibilities and role supported finding employment for refugees who have been resettled. She worked with […]

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Internship Profile: Philip Filiopoulos Finds a Future with HOGAN

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Philip Filiopoulos Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland Year: Class of 2020 Major: Finance with a minor in sales Internship: Filiopoulos held the role of commercial brokerage and land development intern at HOGAN. Covering various tasks day-to-day, Filiopoulos met with clients and sat in on meetings to gain knowledge of the commercial […]

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Internship Profile: Konstance Woods Finds a Foundation in Finance

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Konstance Woods Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina Year: Class of 2022 Major: Accounting and finance with a minor in data analytics Internship: Woods worked as a finance intern with Li & Fung Finance Division and was involved in general accounting tasks, account analysis, account reconciliation and new accounting system migrations […]

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Internship Profile: Stone Sirpilla Studies Sponsorship at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Stone Sirpilla Hometown: Canton, Ohio Year: Class of 2022 Major: Accounting with a minor in sales Internship: Sirpilla spent time at the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a gold jacket relations and sponsorship intern over the summer. He worked under the Senior Vice President of Gold Jacket Relations […]

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