Internships from A to Z
With support from their professors, guidance from their mentors, and the confidence instilled in them through their UHart experience, students from all seven schools and colleges are landing unforgettable internship experiences that help them shape their futures. From local companies to big names like Disney, our Hawks are gaining invaluable real-world knowledge. Let's take a look at some of their opportunities:
Caitlyn Maralack '20 held a sales internship with Amazon during the summer before her senior year. She is now headed to Seattle, Wash., for a position as a global sales representative with the company.
Josephine Garcia '20 had the opportunity to work as an engineering intern at Bauer Inc. over the summer of 2019. She specifically worked on redesigning the company's wheel torqueing system to accommodate new hardware.
Nicole Etta '20 interned for 10 weeks last summer at Cigna. She will now be working in the company's Risk Management and Underwriting Leadership Development Program.
Zach Stewart A '20, '22 has been accepted into the highly competitive Disney College Program at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando, Fla., for the fall 2020 semester.
After her sophomore year, Michaela Mueller '20 interned with the Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) engineering department and worked on a variety of projects.
Kaitlyn Keeler '21 is currently interning with Aetna, a CVS Health company, in the Finance Internship Program as a part of the Enterprise Economics team.
James Brino '20 made connections at General Dynamics Electric Boat while interning there in the summer of 2019. In the fall, he'll begin working there as an Engineer I in the Ship Signature department.
Since 2017, Alyssa Clifford '20 has spent every summer interning as a patient coordinator at Harvey and Lewis Opticians in West Hartford.
Olaleye Onikuyide '20 held internships through the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity pipeline program (LCD) at the Hinckley Allen law firm in Hartford and for The Hartford Insurance Group.
Sean Bradley ’21 is currently interning as a sound and vibration intern at Carrier HVAC in Indianapolis, Ind. His role resides primarily in the sound/acoustics realm as he develops new processes for wave file recording/collection and digital jury methodization.
Anthony Gomez '20 will be starting a full-time position in Financial Management and Consulting at KPMG in New York City. He was introduced to the company through an internship during the summer of 2019.
Jacob Lamoreux '20 will begin a customer success specialist position at Madison Logic after interning with the company last summer.
Ninamarie Ayala '20 held two summer internships with Aetna in its marketing department.
During her time at UHart, Meghan Becerril '20 participated in the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) at Howard University, EBS Children’s Therapy, and Bloomfield Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Kristen Ortega '20 interned for the Office of Marketing and Communication from her junior year all the way through her senior year. Her main responsiblities were designing and editing both social media content and print pieces.
Abigail Pollock '20 completed internships at schools close to home during winter breaks and had her teaching practicums at the University of Hartford Magnet School and Simsbury High School. Abigail also had a semester of student teaching in Bristow Middle School in West Hartford.
Michaela Mueller '20 went on to intern with Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis at a structural engineering firm in Clifton Park, N.Y., during the summer of 2019.
Macyana “Macy” Harris A '20, '22 is one of a select number of college students who completed an internship last spring with the Connecticut General Assembly at the State Capitol.
Sara Aguilar '20 interned at The Hartford. which led to a full time position as a marketing associate.
Eve Betterini '20 interned for the Univeristy of Hartford's College of Arts and Sciences working with the Office of Marketing and Communication. During that time, she interviewed students and wrote success stories for the University's website.
Amanda Milne '20 was able to exercise her violin skill set by teaching Suzuki Violin at Ridgefield Suzuki School in Connecticut. It was there that she taught part time during the school year.
Mike Gudeczauskas ’21 has returned to Lane Construction, a subsidiary of Salini Impregilo, this summer for a second internship.He is currently working on the Northeast Boundary Tunnel Project in Washington, D.C.
Robert Galvez '19, M'20 held an internship with van Zelm Engineers during his undergraduate years. That experience helped him land an internship at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) in summer 2019.