WRITER: LISA POGUE
CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Oct. 3, 2002
UI Students From Across Iowa Gain Experience Through Internships
Several University of Iowa students from across the state enhanced their
education at this summer with internships obtained through the UI Career Center.
The UI Career Center is a campus resource that helps students find opportunities
to apply their skills at a variety of organizations and businesses. Participants
in internship programs are able to gain new perspectives on potential careers,
as well as learn how to acclimate to a professional work environment. The
student interns are listed below by their hometown, major and internship.
ALLEMAN- Lindsey B. Brumback, a junior business and Spanish major, interned
with Pioneer Hi-Bred International in Johnston.
ANKENY- Jason Krause, a senior journalism major, interned as a journalist
for the American Diabetes Association in Milwaukee, Wisc. Alan Pothast, a
junior finance major, interned with the Des Moines Register and Ankeny Press
Citizen. Kateri Routh, a senior business and marketing major, provided supportive
assistance for the elderly as an intern for HomeSafe in Iowa City.
BETTENDORF- Matthew Miller, a senior management information sciences major,
interned with the UI College of Public Health, working as an assistant network
CARROLL- Glen Reineke, a senior actuarial science major, interned with Cigna
Healthcare in Bloomfield, Conn., working as an insurance actuary.
DEWITT- Lesleyann Christensen, a senior communications and women studies
major, interned at Noel-Levitz Strategic Solutions for Education in Iowa City.
DUNLAP- Brent A. Nielsen, a senior finance and management information systems
double major, interned at Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, working as a financial
FORT DODGE- Nate Green, a junior business and pre-law major, interned with
UI Orientation Advisor Andrew Cinoman, working as a group leader.
IDA GROVE- Brandon Miller, a senior with an accounting and management information
systems major and a computer science minor, worked as a technology and security
systems auditor for Ernst & Young, LLP in Des Moines.
INDEPENDENCE- Laura Klever, a sophomore majoring in management, organizations
and marketing, interned as an advising assistant at the Henry B. Tippie College
of Business undergraduate program office.
LE MARS- David Brown, a junior finance major, interned at the Peoples
National Bank in Council Bluffs.
LONG GROVE- Andrea M. Murphy, a senior journalism and sociology major, interned
with the Cedar Rapids Kernels, working as a broadcast journalist.
MARION- Krystal Prideaux, a senior management major specializing in human
resources, conducted research, developed a handbook, redesigned the interview
system and restructured the evaluation process as an intern with the Iowa
PARK VIEW- Emily Walker, a senior journalism and mass communications major
interned at Henry Russell Bruce, a public relations firm in Cedar Rapids.
TOLEDO- Danielle Plogmann, a junior journalism and political science major,
interned at Feature Story News in Washington, D.C., working as a broadcast
URBANDALE- Merrisa Brown, a junior journalism and history major, interned
with WOI-TV Channel 5 Eyewitness News, working as a web producer.
WEBSTER CITY- Shalini Hanoman, a junior finance, management and organizations
major, interned at the Webster City Medical Clinic.