Kelly Carmody, a student interested in media and film, found an internship at the Dawson Media Group in Portland through an internship site called InternMatch. Through this experience, Kelly explored media and discovered her immense interest in film production and film business management.
Junior Michael Metter was able to apply his physics major in a working environment when he interned at Torex Gold Resources, a mining company. The internship, based in Nuevo Balsas, Mexico, provided him with the opportunity to meet new people and experience the cultural differences".
This past summer, Riley Stormont completed an internship at Vista Capital Partners, a registered investment advisor firm in Portland, Oregon. Riley was able to utilize the skills he learned in his classes during his internship.
Brittany Erickson experienced going up in a 150-foot man lift during her internship at Cascade Steele in McMinnville, Oregon. Brittany says that the best part of her internship was the people she got to work with as well as learning what kind of job she wants in the future!
Linfield College senior Shaterah Hall completed an internship at the Nicholson Library this past summer. She had the opportunity to work on housing, repairing, digitizing and creating an online search tool and inventory for the Linfield College Photography Collection. Shaterah also gained a better understanding of what future career she would like to pursue.
Junior Chris Beresford, a computer science major and math minor, was able to develop his understanding of building computer software through his internship at GoDaddy. Chris worked with the Performance/Hosting Core team to commit code into production. His work at GoDaddy helped him garner further admiration for working as a team in the software industry.
Senior Alyssa Townsend, a mass communication major, was able to explore a career in Public Relations through her internship with Waggener Edstrom (WE) Communications in Portland. Her experience allowed her to learn more about corporate social responsibility and affirm her desire to work in the PR sector.