WRITER: JESSICA DOWNS
CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0012
Release: May 7, 1999
Local UI student gains experience through internship
IOWA CITY, Iowa (Name) of (hometown) gained
work experience to combine with (his/her) educational experience during the
1999 spring semester with the assistance of Career Development Services at
the University of Iowa.
(Name), a (class) majoring in (major), interned for
(employer) as a (description of work). The internship was arranged through
Career Development Services, the primary campus resource for UI students interested
in obtaining work experience before they graduate.
With the approval of their academic department, most
students are able to receive an official notification on their transcript
in recognition of their internship.
EDITORS: This release indicates that a UI student from
your readership area participated in a Career Development Services work experience
during the 1999 spring semester. Students are listed alphabetically by hometown,
with Iowa students listed first. This list includes names, class rank, major,
employer, and type of work.
BETTENDORF: Sarah Purcell, senior, communications major,
Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival, public relations and event coordinator;
Anne Sherman, junior, journalism and communications major, KGAN-TV in
Cedar Rapids, news assistant.
BURLINGTON: Leslie L. Hirsch, senior, accounting major,
McGladrey and Pullen LLP in Iowa City, tax assistant.
CAMANCHE: Tye Klooster, junior, finance major, Mid-America
Securities in Iowa City, financial assistant.
CLIVE: Michelle Berry, junior, finance major, Mid-America
Securities in Iowa City, broker assistant.
COLESBURG: Tammy Scherbring, junior, computer science
major, Seabury and Smith in Iowa City, programmer.
DAVENPORT: Jared Smith, junior, journalism and political
science major, The Marion Times, reporter.
DES MOINES: Sean T. Fisher, senior, communications and
business major, KRNA radio in Iowa City, writer and producer.
DRAKESVILLE: Jennifer Ann OBrien, senior, biochemistry
and chemistry major, Sigma in St. Louis, assistant analyst.
DYSART: Jodi Boyce, senior, sports, health, leisure and
physical studies and journalism major, KGAN TV in Cedar Rapids, news intern.
ELGIN: Samantha Mathews, senior, journalism and sociology
major, the Que Bar in Iowa City, public relations and event planning.
FORT MADISON: Charles R. Alloway, sophomore, business
management/ management information systems major, Campus Cash Systems,
Inc. in Iowa City, loan consultant.
IOWA CITY: Steven L. Yardley, senior, communications major,
Sen. Charles E. Grassley, staff assistant.
MARSHALLTOWN: Erika Hellberg, senior, psychology and sociology
major, FBI Behavioral Science Unit in Quantico, Va., researcher.
NEWTON: Mark Van Baale, junior, management information
systems major, Oaknoll Retirement Residence in Iowa City, accounting assistant.
PELLA: Kate VanHaaften, freshman, pre-journalism major,
KRNA radio in Iowa City, morning show intern.
PERRY: Oubonh Phomvisay, junior, journalism major, KGAN-TV
in Cedar Rapids, news intern.
WAUKON: Shayne Gelo, senior, computer science major, Engineering
Animation, Inc. in Ames, software engineer.
WEBSTER CITY: Sunil Hanoman, senior, finance and management
major, Principal Financial Group in Des Moines, commercial mortgage underwriting.
WELLMAN: Cheryle Gingerich, senior, BLS, University of
Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, patient representative
WEST BURLINGTON: Amy Crowner, senior, communications major,
Epley Marketing Services Inc. in North Liberty, marketing research
The following students from outside of Iowa also interned
the past semester:
EAST MOLINE: Jeff Metcalf, senior, management information
systems major, Seabury and Smith in Iowa City, networking and computer
GRAYSLAKE: Eleanor Wallin, senior, communications major,
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, public relations
ROCK ISLAND: Michael Vesole, junior, management information
systems major, NCS in Iowa City, network support and computer set-up
OMAHA: Sarah Cushman, junior, journalism and English education
major, KCRG-TV Nine, news intern