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Release: January 31, 2000

Students found internships, other employment last fall

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Each year, the University of Iowa's Career Development Services helps countless UI students find internships, summer jobs and their first jobs as UI graduates.

Many students took advantage of the opportunities the UI Career Center offers through fall work. The students gained real-world experience to complement their career interests and classroom studies.

Below is a list of Iowa students who seized this unique opportunity.

EDITORS: This release indicates that a student from your readership took part in an internship or found some other fall employment. Students are listed alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa students listed first. Each entry includes the student's name, year in school, major, place of employment/internship and position.

AFTON

Andrea Kline, senior, journalism, Corcoran Communications, editorial/public relations specialist

BURLINGTON

Katherine Bree Stookey, senior, communication studies/theatre arts, City of Iowa City – Cable Services, camera person

CEDAR FALLS

Jennifer L. Clark, junior, psychology/English, Internal Medicine Department - UIHC, head/shift director of psychology patient narrative study

CEDAR RAPIDS

Stacey Kulow, junior, broadcast journalism/communication studies, WMT Radio, radio news intern

CLINTON

Heather Jensen, senior, management information systems, Iowa Children's Museum, network administration intern; Kristi Oberbroeckling, senior, chemistry, University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory, high performance liquid chromatography and pesticide analysis

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Daniel Jay Gardner, senior, international finance, MidAmerica Securities, broker's assistant

DAVENPORT

Julie Edmunds, junior, communication studies, Walt Disney World, EPCOT main entrance; Joe Hillebrand, senior, marketing, Dale Arens, merchandising intern; Tonia Neely, senior, English/computer science, Oral-B Laboratories, computer operations intern

DES MOINES

Juliann Dahlberg, senior, communication studies, University of Iowa Foundation, special events assistant

FARLEY

Susanne Leibold, senior, journalism/history, State Historical Society of Iowa, editorial assistant

IOWA CITY

Juliann Dahlberg, senior, communication studies, University of Iowa Foundation, special events assistant; Holly Joy Honken, graduate student, art, Iowa Children's Museum, artist; Andrew Johnson, senior, communication studies, Inside Communications, writer

MAQUOKETA

Ann Droste, senior, marketing, Alliant Energy, marketing plan development intern

MASON CITY

Kelly E. O'Hara, senior, accounting, Stockpoint, Inc., accounting and finance intern

NEW HAMPTON

Angie Kramer, senior, journalism/sport studies, KWWL TV, reporting intern

ONEIDA

Tina M. Dillman, junior, geography/economics, Professor John Fuller, clerical and research intern

SCHALLER

Travis Sampers, senior, marketing/economics, KKRQ/100.7 The Fox, promotion intern

URBANA

Erica L. Kessens-Martinez, senior, communications/media studies, KGAN News Channel 2, production assistant/promotions producer

WATERLOO

Kelly Rogers, senior, communication studies, Papa John's Pizza, marketing intern

 

The following UI students outside of Iowa also had the opportunity to partake in an internship last fall:

ILLINOIS

BLOOMINGTON: Alissa Swango, junior, journalism/art, Center for Conferences and Institutes, desktop publishing/graphic design intern

CHICAGO: Gena Pannaralla, senior, communication studies, KGAN News Channel 2, reporter assistant

DEERFIELD: Josh Taustein, senior, journalism, Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City, marketing/public relations intern

GENESEO: Clayton Hanson, senior, finance, AEGON USA, mortgage loan analyst intern

GLENWOOD: Jennifer Duda, senior, journalism/sociology, United States Olympic Committee, public relations intern

GRAYS LAKE: Monica Anne Wagner, senior, geography/political science, Special Support Services, peer advisor

LA GRANGE: Nathaniel Orr-Depner, senior, communication studies, Intercall, sales intern

PALATINE: Renee K. Finnell, junior, psychology/Spanish/history, New Dimensions in Learning, tutor; Betsy Lam, senior, journalism/art, UIHC Department of Internal Medicine, patient interviewer

ROCK ISLAND: Kate Schoonover, senior, psychology, UIHC Department of Pathology, human resources intern

SKOKIE: Susie Beederman, sophomore, pre-business, Walt Disney World, merchandising hostess

JAPAN

OSAKA: Mafumi Omura, graduate student, foreign language education, Coe College, Japanese language teacher/course designer

SINGAPORE

Boon-Ngee "Andy" Toh, graduate student, journalism, Special Children's Charities, public relations specialist