Students-in-Action Spotlights

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Communication & Arts:





  • Communication Officer, Department of Human Services in Family Services (Matthew Connolly '22, COMM)
  • Conservation Apprentice, Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District (Jake Pekarna '15, ENVR)
  • Development & Executive Associate, Jubilee USA Network (Morgan Carlson, '21, POLS)
  • Embassy Intern, Embassy of the Republic of Poland, Santiago, Chile (Olga Rozmuszcz '12, ECON and HISP)
  • Environment & Natural Resources Intern, World Bank Group (Jessey-Ariel Niyongabo '12, ENVR and ECON)
  • German Federal Intern, German Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit) (Jessica Raboin '15, SOCI)
  • InternAir-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (Makaela Turner '21, POLS)
  • Intern, CLUES (Alma Godinez '21, BCHM) 
  • InternLight of Hope Immigration Law Center (Jaceuqline Viera '22, SOCI) 
  • Intern, Minestar and Great Plains Institute(GPI) (Vassey Konneh '20, BPHY)
  • Presidential Transitional Intern, Partnership for Public Service's Center for Presidential Transition (Sam Black '20, POLS) 
  • Policy Intern, Environmental Protection Agency (Abby Rader '20, POLS) 
  • Policy Intern, Growth & Justice (Brendan Klein '19, POLS and ECON)
  • Policy InternImmigrant Law Center of Minnesota (Elliot Edeburn '21, POLS and HISP) 
  • Remote Summer InternMinn/Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (Hayden Stensgard '21, HIST and POLS) 
  • St. Cloud Intern, Asamblea De Derechos Civiles (Belen Dominguez '21, POLS and HISP) 
  • Campaign InternHeather Edelson for MN State House (Sam Black '21, POLS and HISP) 

Health & Medical:


Non-Profit/Social Services:


  • Summer Nurse Intern, University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital (Abby Spanier '19, NRSG)

Center for Ethical Leadership in Action Fellowship:

  • Kateri Heymans '19 (PCST), Volunteer Coordinator and Marketing Intern, ACAF/Friends of Chimbote in Chimbote, Peru
  • Belinda Vang, '19 (GEND), Nutrition Program Advocate, Second Harvest Heartland

Jackson Fellowship:

  • Policy Intern, Environmental Protection Agency (Abby Rader '20, POLS) 
  • Quinton Johnson '19 (POLS and HIST), Stearns History Museum
  • Bao Yang '16 (Nutrition), Health and Wellness Intern, Hmong American Partnership (Jackson Fellows)
  • Brendan Klein '19 (POLS and ECON), Policy Intern, Growth & Justice
  • Alexander Modeas '20 (POLS and PCST), Aflafia Foundation 
  • Leonardo Cumplido '20 (PCST), Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver
  • Valerie Doze '21 (BCHM), International Affairs Intern at the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)
  • Elliot Edeburn '21 (POLS and HISP), Intern at the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Plains
  • Colin Yokanovich '21 (BCHEM), Remote Intern at Chemists Without Borders
  • Makaela Turner '21 (POLS), Intern at Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute 

Lindmark Fellowship:

On Campus Internships:

  • Student Director, Sister Nancy Hynes Institute for Women's Leadership (Lucy Dornbach '19, GEND)
  • Student Pottery Intern, St. John's Ceramics Studio (Nate Saunders '20, ART)
  • Student Intern, College of Saint Benedict Health Center (Sade Lockhart-Bain '19, NUTR) 

Student Exploration through Alum Mentorship (SEAM) Program:

Undergraduate Research:

  • Carla Saunders '14 (CHEM), Organic Chemistry
  • Hieu Van '16 (BCHM), Cancer Research Summer Fellow, University of Colorado Cancer Center
  • Michele Beadle '20 (BIOL and ENVR), Applied Plant Systems Undergraduate Research Intern, University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • Valerie Doze '21 (BCHM), Johns Hopkins University