The following student interns worked at internships during spring of 2017, or are currently engaged in internships this summer.  Additional fall 2017 semester interns will be added as those placements are finalized.

Mana Abdi

A senior at UMF, Mana is majoring in Political Science and International and Global Studies.  Selected for an internship with the District Attorney’s Office for Prosecutorial District 3 for the summer of spring and summer of 2017, Mana will work with all aspects of the District Attorney’s Office, but specifically focus on various research projects, transcribing witness interviews and telephonic recordings, and providing clerical assistance; such as filing and organizing the daily dockets.  Mana will also be provided with opportunities to observe the daily dockets and trials.  Mana’s internship work is supported through a UMF-Franklin Savings Bank Intern Award.

Amanda Allen

A rising senior at UMF, Amanda is majoring in International and Global Studies and minoring inPolitical Science.  Selected for the Abstractor internship position with Mills & Mills law firm for the spring of 2017, Amanda began working with document analysis and review, primarily pertaining to real estate records for the firm.  Her internship will continue throughout the summer.  Amanda’s internship work is supported by Mills & Mills.

 

 

Benjamin Amburgey

A rising junior from Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Ben is majoring in Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration and is also working to earn his Alpine Operations Certificate at UMF.  Interning as the Terrain Park Ranger at Black Mountain of Maine during the winter/spring of 2017, Ben designed, built, and maintained the terrain park in a manner to promote safe, fun, and creative skiing and boarding for local riders.  Ben also helped educate Black Mountain staff in these areas.  Ben’s internship work was supported by Black Mountain of Maine.

 

Jenna Arcand

A rising junior form Hooksett, New Hampshire, Jenna is majoring in Creative Writing and minoring in business at UMF.  As an intern with the Sales Transformation Team at Fidelity Investments during the summer of 2017, Jenna will have an opportunity to assist with some of the most customer-obsessed, research-driven, innovative solutions under the company’s name.  Jenna’s internship is supported by Fidelity Investments.

 

 

Courtney Austin

A native of Farmington, Courtney is a junior at UMF majoring in Business Psychology.  Courtney is undertaking two internships this summer.  As the Business Operations Intern for the Franklin County Children’s Task Force, she will be involved in grant writing, accounting and marketing.  As the Assistant Office Manager for Riverbend Property Management, Courtney will work closely with the CEO and Office Manager in all aspects of the business’s operations and will assist in designing and implementing marketing and sales strategies.  Courtney’s internships are supported by the Franklin County Children’s Task Force and Riverbend Property Management, respectively.

Sarah Avery

A senior majoring in Community Health Education,  Sarah was selected as the Youth Engagement Program Intern with EqualityMaine during the spring 2017 semester.  In this position, Sara assisted the Program Coordinator with EqualityMaine’s youth initiatives, including its partnership with GLSEN Southern Maine, school GSTAs, and providing programs for regional youth meetings and working with youth leaders.  Sarah’s internship work was supported through a UMF-Franklin Savings Bank Intern Award.

Drew Bates

A sophomore at UMF, Drew is earning his Alpine Operations Certificate and majoring in Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration.  As the Operations and Terrain Parks Intern at Sunday River during the winter 2016-2017 season, Drew was responsible for several aspects of mountain operations encompassing both park ranger and videographer duties.  Drew’s internship work was supported by Sunday River.

 

 

 

Brittany Bissell

Brittany is a senior majoring in Biology.  Selected as the Sea Run Fisheries intern with the Maine Department of Marine Resources for the spring 2017, Brittany was involved with a variety of tasks related to the Department’s salmon hatchery and fisheries program including assisting DMR with egg-planting and fry trapping on the Sandy River and GIS mapping, as well as helping establish a permanent internship for UMF biology majors with the Sea Run Fisheries.  Brittany’s internship was supported by an intern award through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.

 

Rileigh Blanchet

Rileigh is a senior from Farmington, Maine who is majoring in Business Economics and minoring in Community Health at UMF.  As the Business Operations Intern for the Franklin County Children’s Task Force during the upcoming Fall 2017 semester, she will be involved in grant writing, accounting and marketing.  Rileigh’s internship work will be supported by the Franklin County Children’s Task Force.

 

 

 

Abigail Brown

A junior from Lincoln, Maine, Abigail is a Creative Writing Major at UMF.  As an Alice James Books intern for the upcoming Fall 2017 semester, Abigail will be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, she will design advertisements and catalogs, assist with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Abigail’s internship work will be supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

Love Call

A senior majoring in English at UMF, Love interned as the Curatorial Research Assistant with the Farmington Historical Society during the spring 2017 semester.  In this role, Love assisted with the inventory and archiving of the Historical Society’s extensive collection.  Love’s internship work was supported by an Intern Award through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.

 

 

 

 

Daniel Capone

A junior at UMF majoring in Environmental Policy and Planning, Daniel is working as the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) Pathways Park Ranger intern during the summer of 2017 at the Hop Brook Lake site in Middlebury, Connecticut.  Through this internship, Daniel will work alongside ASACE staff at Hop Brook Lake and perform a wide variety of functions from recreating the park map using GIS and GPS, delivering educational talks to various groups, and delivering nature-based educational programming to children in summer camps at the lake.  Daniel’s internship is supported by the ACOE.

 

Jessica Casey

A junior from Upton, Maine, Jessica is majoring in both English and Psychology.  As an Alice James Books intern for the upcoming Fall 2017 semester, Jessica will be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, she will design advertisements and catalogs, assist with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Jessica’s internship work will be supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

Benjamin Cloutier

A sophomore from Vasselboro, Maine, Benjamin “Ben” Cloutier is majoring in secondary education, with a concentration in Life Sciences.  Selected as an Aquarium Educator/Aquarist with the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor during the summer of 2017, Ben will be involved in a variety of tasks at the Aquarium.  In addition to an array of hands-on learning opportunities with species varieties, the intertidal zone, and lobstering, he will have the opportunity to learn the techniques of teaching through living history interpretation and be able to talk with research scientists about their work in order to relay this information to the Aquarium’s visitors.  Through working on the floor, giving presentations, and participating in outreach programs, he will be involved in educating the public about different marine species and developing a teaching portfolio.  Ben’s internship work is jointly supported by the Maine Department of Marine Resources and UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.

Joy Cognata

A native of New Jersey, and currently residing in Winthrop Maine, Joy is a junior at UMF majoring in Business Psychology, with minors in Community Health, Health and Medicine, and Philosophy.  As an Administrative and Advisory Intern with Merrill Lynch in New York during the summer of 2017, Joy will support the day-to-day operations of a retail brokerage office.  She will have the opportunity to learn about the corporation’s wealth management group and program through exposure to key operational aspects of this group.  Joy’s internship work is supported by Merrill Lynch.

 

Samantha Cote

From Woodvale, Maine, Samantha “Sam,” is a senior majoring in Arts Administration with a minor in Psychology at UMF.  As the Website Design Intern for Aptuitiv during the summer of 2017, Sam will assist with their client website design projects, as well as with some internal design projects.  Through this internship she will have the opportunity to be involved in actual client work designing mockups for new website projects.  Sam’s internship work is supported by Aptuitiv.

 

 

Megan Denis

A junior from Winslow, Maine, Megan is majoring in Creative Writing major at UMF.  As the Alice James Books intern during the spring 2017 semester, Megan had the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, Megan designed advertisements and catalogs, assisted with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Megan’s internship work was supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

Andrew Devine

A Sophomore majoring in History at UMF, Andrew interned as the Curatorial Research Assistant with the Farmington Historical Society during the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters.  In this role, Andrew assisted with the inventory and archiving of the Historical Society’s extensive collection.  Andrew’s internship work was supported by a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award.

 

 

 

Conor Doherty

A senior Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration major, Conor worked as the ALPS (Alpine Leadership Pursuits for Skiers and Snowboarders) Program Intern with Carrabassett Valley Academy during the winter 2016/spring 2017 season. In this role, Conor had the opportunity to travel with the team during the season and assisted with coaching as well as with logistics and tasks associated with traveling to backcountry ski areas around the world.  Conor’s internship work was supported by Carrabassett Valley Academy and an Intern Award through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.

Linda Dudley

A junior from Skowhegan, Maine, Linda is majoring in Environmental Sciences at UMF.  As the Conservation Intern for Somerset Woods Trustees during the summer of 2017, Linda will work on several projects related to conservation easement stewardship, trail development, kiosk construction and maintenance, conducting a wide range of field work, and assisting the Executive Director to develop a county-wide conservation priority plan using site visits and GIS map generation.  Linda’s internship work is supported through a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award.

 

Brett Elliott

A senior majoring in Environmental Policy and Planning and minoring in Political Science, Brett is a native of Vermont.  As the Management Planning Intern for the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation’s Maidstone State Forest during the summer of 2017, Brett will be involved in the coordination of the long-range management planning efforts of the Forest.  Brett’s internship work is supported by the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation.

 

 

Tyler Eustis

A senior from Wilton, Maine, Tyler is majoring in Computer Sciences and minoring in Mathematics at UMF.  As the Marketing and Social Media Intern for Franklin County Adult Education, Tyler developed and implemented social media and marketing strategies for the organization and assisted staff in learning the required skills to maintain those strategies.  Tyler’s internship work was supported through a UMF-Franklin Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

 

John D. Evans

A senior majoring in Alpine Operations and Community Health Education.  As the Mechanical Operations and Assistant to the Manager intern with Titcomb Mountain during the fall of 2016 and spring of 2017, John – “JD” –  was involved in a wide variety of tasks related to the operation and maintenance of the Mountain, including learning to operate, repair and maintain the equipment, marketing, assisting with the membership and volunteer programs, and assisting with the planning and implementation of special events and fundraising activities.  JD’s internship work was supported through a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award.  JD’s internship work is supported by an Intern Award through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.  (John is on the right)

Meghan Foye

A sophomore from Chelsea, Maine, Meghan is majoring in Biology, with a concentration in Pre-Veterinarian training.  Selected as an Aquarium Educator/Aquarist with the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor during the summer of 2017, Meghan will be involved in a variety of tasks at the Aquarium.  In addition to an array of hands-on learning opportunities with species varieties, the intertidal zone, and lobstering, she will have the opportunity to learn the techniques of teaching through living history interpretation and be able to talk with research scientists about their work in order to relay this information to the Aquarium’s visitors.  Through working on the floor, giving presentations, and participating in outreach programs, she will be involved in educating the public about different marine species and developing a teaching portfolio.  Meghan’s internship work is jointly supported by the Maine Department of Marine Resources and UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.

Gavin Frisbee

From Kittery Point, Maine, Gavin is a senior at UMF and is an Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration major.  As a marketing and videography intern with the New England Outdoor Center during the summer of 2017, Gavin will have an opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of photography, video, and marketing responsibilities.  Gavin’s internship work is supported by New England Outdoor Center.

 

 

Tristan Frye

Tristan is in his sophomore year at UMF.  An undeclared Liberal Arts major, Tristan is also earning his certificate in Alpine Operations.  Tristan performed two internships during the 2016-2017 winter season.  As a Social Media Development intern for Ski Depot, Tristan worked on improving the business’s social media accounts and explored new technologies to help boost sales.  As the Rental Shop Intern at Sugarloaf during the 2016-2017 winter season, Tristan had a wide variety of responsibilities from serving as a ski technician and equipment rentals to some managerial aspects.  Tristan’s internships were supported by Ski Depot and by Sugarloaf, respectively.

Connor Gaboriault

A junior from Barton, Vermont, Connor is double majoring in Business and Actuarial Sciences and minoring in Mathematics at UMF.  Connor is undertaking two internships during the summer of 2017.  As the Social Media and Website Coordinate for the Franklin County chamber of Commerce, Connor’s work will involve optimizing the website by editing existing pages and creating more dynamic and engaging material for its audience and to increase the number of likes and build a bigger audience for the Chamber’s Facebook page.   As the Marketing and Data Management Intern for Spruce Mountain Adult and Community Education, Connor will assist with a variety of marketing and data collection tasks including, for example, social media promotion, catalogue design, data collection, power point presentations, etc.  Connor’s internship work is supported through a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award and by Spruce Mountain Adult and Community Education, respectively.

Abbie Hartford

From Turner, Maine, Abbie is a rising junior at UMF majoring in Psychology and double minoring in Rehabilitative Services and Child and Adolescent Health.  As an Elder Care Assistant intern with The Pierce House for the upcoming Fall 2017 Semester, Abbie will have an opportunity to learn about all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the facility and work with and assist clients.  Abbie’s internship work will be supported by an Intern Award made possible by a private donor.

 

 

Joshua Heath

A junior from Wilton, Maine, Joshua is a Creative Writing major at UMF.  As an Alice James Books intern during the summer of 2017, Joshua will be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, Joshua will design advertisements and catalogs, assist with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Joshua’s internship work is supported by a UMF-Franklin Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

Rayanna Howard

Rayanna is a senior from Winthrop Maine who is majoring in Psychology.  As the Event Planning Intern for Equality Maine during the spring 2017 semester, Rayanna had an opportunity to be engaged in all aspects of planning for the organization’s events, including house parties, community meet and greet receptions, Great Pumpkin Ball, a holiday cocktail reception, pride events, and our annual Gala and Silent Auction.  Rayanna worked directly with the Development Director and various planning committees on programming, budgeting, sponsorships, logistics, marketing and sales, and volunteer management.  Rayanna’s internship was supported through a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

Deliliah Jordan

A sophomore from Livermore, Maine, Deliliah is majoring in Culture, Meaning and Society.  As a Docent and Museum Assistant with the Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society’s Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum during the summer of 2017, Deliliah will assist in all aspects of the operation of this small regional non-profit museum.  In addition to providing tours and operating the front desk, Deliliah will assist with exhibit  enhancement, accessioning donated artifacts, assisting with the operation of the Museum’s archives, and performing occasional light maintenance of the Museum, artifacts, and exhibits.  Deliliah’s internship work is supported through a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award and by the Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society.

Vaughn Keenhold

A rising senior at UMF, Vaughn is majoring Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration, working on his Alpine Operations Certificate, and minoring in Environmental Science.  As the summer 2017 intern with The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain Resort, Vaughn will gain experience in several roles, including summer activities, trail crew, and on a special snowmaking system equipment inventory team.  Vaughn’s internship is supported by The Hermitage Club.

 

 

Lukas Kenison

A senior from Orono, Maine, Lukas is majoring in Psychology and minoring in both History and International and Global Studies.  Selected as the Curatorial Research Assistant intern for the Nordica Memorial Association for the summer of 2017, Lukas will be assisting with the creation of a detailed digital inventory of the Nordica Homestead Museum and will be trained to properly handle, describe and measure a wide variety of museum artifacts.

 

 

Sarah Kosowan

A senior from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Sarah is majoring in Commerce and International Relations.  As the summer 2017 intern for Sebago Trails Paddling Company, Sarah will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the daily business operations of a seasonal outdoor recreational business in Maine, with a focus on management and marketing strategies and tactics, as well as events, customer service and community relationships.  Sarah’s internship work is supported by Sebago Trails Paddling Company.

 

 

Joshua Kramer

From Marlborough, Connecticut,  Joshua is a sophomore at UMF majoring in Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration.  As a Rental Equipment and Technician Intern with Sugarloaf during the 2016-2017 winter season, Joshua assisted with renting equipment through Sugarloaf’s Rental Shop, inventorying all equipment, and serving as a technician on all rental equipment. Joshua’s internship work was supported by Sugarloaf.

 

 

 

Danica LaMontagne

From Biddeford, Danica is double majoring in Environmental Policy & Planning and Political Science at UMF.  Selected as the TerraCycle Program intern during the spring 2017 semester, Danica worked with UMF’s Sustainable Campus Coalition and the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area on this recycling/upcycling program.  Her work involved hands-on recycling efforts, advocacy and community collaboration.  Danica’s internshp work was supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

 

Whitney LeMay

A sophomore from Woodbridge, Virginia, Whitney is majoring in Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration at UMF.  As the Wrangler Team and CIT Team Leader for Camp Highroad, Whitney will be responsible for supervising both of these units in addition to doing programming, conducting riding lessons, and providing leadership to these teams.  Whitney’s internship work is supported by Camp Highroad.

 

 

 

Brianna Leonard

A junior at UMF, Brianna is majoring in Geology.  As a Farm and Project Intern with Rustic Roots during the summer of 2017, Brianna will learn about food production by working alongside the farmer to complete farm tasks such as transplanting, greenhouse planting, weeding, harvesting, etc.  In addition, Brianna will select and work on a specialized project during his internship.  Brianna’s internship work is supported by a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award.

 

 

Cassidy Marsh

A senior from Kingfield, Maine, Cassidy is majoring in English at UMF.  As an Alice James Books intern for the upcoming Fall 2017 semester, Cassidy will be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, she will design advertisements and catalogs, assist with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Cassidy’s internship work will be supported by a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award.

 

Molly Maurer

A rising sophomore from West Bath, Maine, Molly is majoring in Elementary Education, with a concentration Mathematics.  Selected as an Aquarium Educator/Aquarist with the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor during the summer of 2017, Molly will be involved in a variety of tasks at the Aquarium.  In addition to an array of hands-on learning opportunities with species varieties, the intertidal zone, and lobstering, she will have the opportunity to learn the techniques of teaching through living history interpretation and be able to talk with research scientists about their work in order to relay this information to the Aquarium’s visitors.  Through working on the floor, giving presentations, and participating in outreach programs, she will be involved in educating the public about different marine species and developing a teaching portfolio.  Molly’s internship work is jointly supported by the Maine Department of Marine Resources and UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.

Heather McDonald

A sophomore from Farmington, Maine, Heather is majoring in Psychology at UMF.  As the Marketing/PR and Event Planning Intern for the International Fire, Police and Military Winter Games for the late summer 2016 through January 2017 event planning and implementation season, Heather will work with the organization’s Executive Director on day-to-day operations and assist with the detailed planning and execution of the January 2017charity event.  Heather’s internship work is supported through a UMF-Franklin Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

Jessica McKenna

From Farmingdale, Maine, Jessica is a senior Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration major at UMF.  As the Digital Marketing Intern for Hammond Lumber Company during the summer of 2017, Jessica will work closely with Hammond’s marketing team to manage content on their existing Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn sites, in addition to tasks related to their website, intranet, SEO and email campaigns, in order to increase revenue and build relationships with Hammond’s customers.  Jessica’s internship work is supported by Hammond Lumber Company.

 

Skylar McMillan

A junior from Gardiner, Maine, Skylar is an Outdoor Recreation and business Administration major at UMF.  As the Marketing Intern for Wingate Landscaping and Garden Center during the summer of 2017, Skylar will assist in improving the company’s marketing activities on social media and using traditional marketing methods.  Skylar will work with the general manager to develop an overall strategic marketing plan with long and short-term goals and will create appropriate marketing content.  Skylar’s internship work is supported by Wingate Landscaping and Garden Center.

 

Cameron Morrell

A senior from Poland, Maine, Cameron is majoring in Art with a concentration in New Media and Design and minoring in Anthropology.  As the Special project Intern for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, Cameron will assist in the design and production of one of the Chamber’s key annual marketing pieces, the Guide to Franklin County.  In addition to gathering information and writing for the publication, the internship included the graphic design and publication of this Guide.  Cameron’s internship work was supported through a UMF-Franklin Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

Layne Nason

A senior from Biddeford, Maine, Layne is majoring in Geography with a concentration in historical geography and GIS systems.  As the Curatorial Research Assistant for the Farmington Historical Society during the summer of 2017, Layne will assist with the inventory and archiving of the Historical Society’s extensive collection.  Layne’s internship work is supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

 

Maria Noyola

A senior from the Sanford, Maine area, Maria is majoring in Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration.  Maria was selected as the Sales Intern at Sugarloaf during the 2016-2017 sinter season.  In this role, Maria interacted with Sugarloaf’s retail, group and conference sales operations for promoting sales of skiing, golf, activities, lodging and function events.  Maria’a  internship work was supported by Sugarloaf.

 

 

 

Jimmy Parks

A junior Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration major at UMF, Jimmy is from Springvale, Maine.  As the Business and Sales Intern for Southern Maine Coca Cola during the summer of 2017, Jimmy will have an opportunity to be involved with many roles and responsibilities of the business, from developing positive customer relations and promoting sales, to assisting with distribution and analyzing developing seasonal sales and marketing strategies.  Jimmy’s internship work is supported by Southern Maine Coca Cola.

 

Astra Pierson

A junior majoring in English and minoring in History, Astra is working as the Library Intern for Farmington Public Library during the summer of 2017.  In this role, Astra will have an opportunity learn a variety of functional areas by rotating through several library service areas, such as circulation, reference, inter-library loan, reader’s advisory, serials, and cataloging.  She will also be able to gain teaching experience if interested, and will work on a special project during her internship (e.g., collection analysis, weeding, shifting, creating signage).  Astra’s internship work is supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

Seth Reed

A rising junior from Vasselboro, Maine, Seth is majoring in Business Psychology.  As the Parks and Recreation Assistant during the summer of 2017, Seth will have the opportunity to be involved in virtually all functional areas of the department from administration, to program development and supervision, to marketing and community outreach, as well as park and building maintenance.  Seth’s internship work is supported by a UMF-Franklin Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

 

Thomas Reid

A rising junior from Mansfield, Massachusetts, Thomas is an Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration major at UMF.  As the Resort Operations Intern at Mt. Abram Resort during the 2016-2017 winter season, Thomas gained experience in several facets of ski resort operations, from marketing, rentals, and retail sales to snow management.  Thomas’s internship work was supported by Mt. Abram Resort.

Morgan Rush

A junior from Farmingdale, Maine, Morgan is majoring in Business Psychology and minoring in Community Health at UMF.  As a non-clinical intern with MaineHealth during the summer of 2017, Morgan will have the opportunity to more about various aspects of health care and health systems in Maine with initiatives or programs that need assistance with projects or tasks.  Morgan’s internship work is supported by MaineHealth.

 

 

 

Elina Shapiro

A junior from Concord, Massachusetts, Elina is majoring in Psychology at UMF.  As an Elder Care Assistant intern with The Pierce House for the upcoming Fall 2017 Semester, Elina will have an opportunity to learn about all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the facility and work with and assist clients.  Elina’s internship work will be supported by a UMF-Franklin Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

 

 

Phoebe Shaw

A junior from Portland, Maine, Phoebe is majoring in Creative Writing major at UMF.  As the Alice James Books intern during the spring 2017 semester, Phoebe had the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, Phoebe designed advertisements and catalogs, assisted with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Phoebe’s internship work was supported by an Intern Award through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement

 

Isabel Smith

A junior from Manchester, Maine, Isabel is majoring in Culture, Meaning and Society at UMF.  As the Refugee and Immigration Service Program Intern with Catholic Charities Maine during the summer of 2017, Isabel will have an opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of work with the refugee population including, for example, tutoring in basic English skills, assisting with writing resumes and preparing for job interviews, and mentoring refugee families and individuals.  Isabel’s internship work is supported by a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award.

 

Travis St. Pierre

An Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration major, Travis worked as the Snowsports Instruction Intern at Shawnee Peak during the 2016-2017 winter season.  In this role, Travis worked both as a snowboard instructor and as an instructor clinic leader.  Travis’s internship work was supported by Shawnee Peak.

 

 

 

 

Casey Taylor

Majoring in Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration and also working on his Alpine Operations Certificate, Casey Taylor worked with The Riders Club as their Program Operations Intern at Titcomb Mountain during the 2016-2017 winter season.  In this role, Casey had an opportunity to learn and apply professional coaching strategies, terrain park management skills, and event organization and management skills.  Casey’s internship work was supported by an intern award through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.

 

Lindsey Toothaker

A Senior from Waterford, Maine, Lindsey majored in Rehabilitative Services at UMF.  As the Ed Tech at Waterford Memorial School, Lindsey worked with children grades K-2 having a wide array of different disabilities and behavioral problems to help them become independent at school.  Lindsey’s internship work was supported through a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

Rylie Turner

A rising Junior majoring in Business Psychology at UMF, Rylie is performing an internship with Prudential Insurance during the summer of 2017.  In this role, Rylie will assist the Group Insurance’s Short Term Disability and Absence business in the Portland, Maine office.  Rylie will also have the opportunity for exposure with other group insurance businesses and will meet and interact with Prudential’s Senior Leadership Team.  Rylie’s internship is supported by Prudential Insurance.

 

 

Alison Turtlott

From LeGrange, Maine, Alison is a senior majoring in English and Creative Writing at UMF.  As an Alice James Books intern during the summer of 2017, Alison will be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, Alison will design advertisements and catalogs, assist with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Alison’s internship work is supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

Connor Wagner

A senior from Windham, Maine, Connor is majoring in History and minoring in International and Global Studies at UMF.  As a Docent and Museum Assistant with the Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society’s Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum during the summer of 2017, Connor will assist in all aspects of the operation of this small regional non-profit museum.  In addition to providing tours and operating the front desk, Connor will assist with exhibit  enhancement, accessioning donated artifacts, assisting with the operation of the Museum’s archives, and performing occasional light maintenance of the Museum, artifacts, and exhibits.  Connor’s internship work is supported through a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award and by the Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society.

Brian Wardwell

A junior majoring in Philosophy and Religious Studies, Brian is from Limerick, Maine.  As a Farm and Project Intern with Rustic Roots during the summer of 2017, Brian will learn about food production by working alongside the farmer to complete farm tasks such as transplanting, greenhouse planting, weeding, harvesting, etc.  In addition, Brian will select and work on a specialized project during his internship.  Brian’s internship work is supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

 

Mercedes Welch

A senior from Embden, Maine, Mercedes – “Macy” – is majoring in Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration.  As the Guest Services Representative intern at Sugarloaf during the 2016-2017 winter season, Macy worked in a frontline position, interacting with guests daily to provide accurate information about everything happening on the resort, including weather conditions, updates on snow surfaces, bus schedules, etc.    Macy’s internship work was supported by Sugarloaf.

Owen Whitehead

A junior from Gorham, Maine, Owen is an Outdoor Recreation and Business Administration major at UMF and has recently completed the Coast Guard captain’s training program.  During the summer of 2017, Owen will intern with Beal’s Lobster Company and other fishing and seafood industries in downeast Maine.  Through his internship, Owen will learn about navigation and about the marketing, sales and distribution of seafood.  Owen’s internship work is supported by Beal’s Lobster Company, A.D. Quality Seafood, and other commercial fishing and seafood distribution businesses.

 

Michaela Zelie

From West Freeman Township in Maine, Michaela is a senior at UMF majoring in Creative Writing.  As an Alice James Books intern for the upcoming Fall 2017 semester, Michaela will be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, she will design advertisements and catalogs, assist with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Michaela’s internship work will be supported by a T.H.E.O. Fund Intern Award.

 

Hannah Zimmerman

From Bowdoinham, Maine, Hannah is a senior English major at UMF.  As an Alice James Books intern during the summer of 2017, Hannah will be involved in a wide variety of functions involved with operating a small printing business.  In addition to coordinating manuscript subscriptions, Hannah will design advertisements and catalogs, assist with Alice James Books’ newsletter, created press kits, and other responsibilities.  Hannah’s internship work is supported by a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award.

 

 

 

 

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