Rachel Bissonette completed a paid internship with Fastenal in the spring of 2009 and was offered a full time position in the company’s Sales Management Trainee program after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in May. Rachel’s concentration in Marketing and internship prepared her well for the opportunity.
Koli Doolittle is a Communication major who developed an affinity for non-profit work through extensive community service projects at Eastern. Her Public Relations concentration, and well developed writing skills, are essential to her Academic Internship at the CT Association of Non Profits.
Joseph Grigerek is study Accounting at Eastern, and applying those skills in a Summer Co-op at Incentra Solutions in Boulder, CO. Co-op positions are full-time, paid internship Learn @ Work experiences. Joe’s leadership skills, developed as President of Eastern’s Accounting Society, gave him the competitive edge when interviewing for this opportunity.
May 2009 graduate Aubrey de los Reyes learned events planning, project management, and fund raising skills through an Academic Internship with The Make-A-Wish Foundation. Combined with her Sociology degree, this experience prepared her well for a career as the Membership and Development Coordinator for the new CT Science Center.
Adam Siegle accepted a Learn @ Work experience with RMI Corporation in the fall of his senior year at Eastern. His co-op offered him a full-time, paid experience in Consulting. Upon completion of his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, he accepted a permananet position with RMI, and now returns to campus to assist in recruiting new student candidates.
Brett Stunkel is spending his summer learning the business of major league baseball. As a paid intern, with the Hudson Valley Renegades, Brett is acquiring operations and facilities management skills and experience that he hopes will help him secure a related position when he graduates in 2010.