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100 students earn internships with the state

Posted May 19, 2009

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— Gov. Bev Perdue announced Wednesday the 100 North Carolina college, graduate and law students who will fill 10-week summer internships positions with state agencies. The internships begin on May 26 and continue through July 31.

“There is no better way to learn a job than by doing it," she said.

The interns are:

Alamance County
Daniel Shutt of Elon, a senior political science and religious studies major at Elon University, has accepted the Legislative internship with the N.C. House of Representatives in Raleigh.

Meredith Cook of Graham, a junior journalism major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Governmental Affairs internship with the Department of Labor’s Administration Division in Raleigh.

Kathryn Bowers of Mebane, a junior business administration major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Program Records Retention and Disposition Schedule Review internship with the Secretary of State’s Corporations Division in Raleigh.

Alexander County
Arturo Gonzalez of Taylorsville, a sophomore criminal justice and history major at UNC Charlotte, has accepted the Correctional Case Manager internship with the Department of Correction’s Alexander Correctional Institution in Taylorsville.

Alleghany County
Hannah Smith of Sparta, a junior journalism major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Junior Volunteer Program internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Central Regional Hospital in Butner.

Beaufort County
Leonard Lanier of Washington, a graduate student in American history at Louisiana State University, has accepted the Museum Research Historian internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City.

Brunswick County
Lauren Kontos of Southport, a graduate student in communications at N.C. State University, has accepted the Communications internship with the Department of Transportation’s Communications Office in Raleigh.

Buncombe County
Erika Pinheiro of Asheville, a junior psychology major at Appalachian State University, has accepted the Activities Coordination Program internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center in Black Mountain.

Burke County
Alison Ivancic of Morganton, a junior psychology major at Appalachian State University, has accepted the Volunteen Program internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in Morganton.

Bethany Thompson of Valdese, a freshman at UNC Asheville, has accepted the Exceptional Equestrians Therapeutic Horseback Riding internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in Morganton.

Catawba County
Caroline Kennedy of Hickory, a sophomore biology major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Genetics and Biodiversity internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.

Columbus County
Jennifer Spivey of Tabor City, a senior biological sciences major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Fossil Collection Assistant internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Museum of Forestry in Whiteville.

Craven County
Leeanna Wallace of New Bern, a sophomore natural resources major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Waterbird internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Commission in the Morehead City area.

Cumberland County
Anna McNeill of Fayetteville, a sophomore biomedical engineering major at Oral Roberts University, has accepted the Unauthorized Substance Tax Enforcement Agent internship with the Department of Revenue’s Unauthorized Substance Tax Division in Fayetteville.

Rachele Rubino of Fayetteville, a first-year law student at the Campbell University School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge Donna Stroud’s chambers in Raleigh.

Hannah Autry of Stedman, a junior journalism major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Press internship with the Office of the Governor’s Press Office in Raleigh.

Davidson County
Margaret McAllister of High Point, a sophomore elementary education major at the University of Alabama, has accepted the Discovery Room internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.

Patricia Cipicchio of Lexington, a junior neuroscience and music major at Trinity College, has accepted the Human Service Experience in Psychology with Aging People with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center in Black Mountain.

Duplin County
Erika Kennedy of Beulaville, a junior business administration major at Campbell University, has accepted the Recruitment/Employment Specialist internship with the Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Human Resources Division in Raleigh.

Whitney Rouse of Kenansville, a junior public policy major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Policy internship with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor in Raleigh.

Krystal Hicks of Mount Olive, a junior accounting major at East Carolina University, has accepted the Accounting/Finance Transition Planning for the North Carolina History Education Center internship with the Department of Cultural Resoruces’ Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens in New Bern.

Durham County
Jenny Cocker of Durham, a junior interior design major at Appalachian State University, has accepted the Aquarium Exhibit Tech internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher in Kure Beach.

Wambu Gathu of Durham, a junior marketing major at N.C. Central University, has accepted the Recycling Education internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance Division in Raleigh.

Cynthia Greenlee-Donnell of Durham, a graduate student in history at Duke University, has accepted the Historical Perspective of Indian Education in North Carolina internship with the Department of Administration’s Commission of Indians Affairs in Raleigh.

Johnice Moore of Durham, a graduate student in public administration at N.C. Central University, has accepted the Validation of Detention Officer State Exam internship with the Department of Justice’s Sheriffs' Standards Division in Raleigh.

Marcus Weeks of Durham, a second-year law student at the N.C. Central University School of Law, has accepted the Law Clerk for Supreme Court Justice internship with Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson’s chambers in Raleigh.

Forsyth County
Richard McCotter of Winston-Salem, a first-year law student at the UNC School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge Rick Elmore’s chambers in Raleigh.

Granville County
Gerald Koinis of Oxford, a junior political science and economics major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Research and Policy Analysis on Salient Criminal Justice Issues internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Governor’s Crime Commission in Raleigh.

Guilford County
Hannah Harrison of Greensboro, a senior literature major at UNC Asheville, has accepted the Communications internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ Roanoke Island Festival Park Historic Site in Manteo.

Andrew Jennings of Greensboro, a junior zoology major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Live Reptile and Amphibian internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.

Kathryn Pennington of Greensboro, a senior history and communications major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Historic Site Interpreter and Researcher internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ Duke Homestead Historic Site in Durham.

Adam Arthur of High Point, a first-year law student at the Elon School of Law, has accepted the Judge Advocate General internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s N.C. National Guard in Raleigh.

Casey Turner of Summerfield, a sophomore political science major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Course Development Assistant: Criminal Courtroom Procedures internship with the Administrative Office of the Courts’ Court Services Division in Raleigh.

Keeley Zimmerman of Summerfield, a sophomore biology major at Appalachian State University, has accepted the Husbandry internship with the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources’ N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher in Kure Beach.

Halifax County
Cassandra Johnson of Enfield, a sophomore marketing major at UNC Greensboro, has accepted the Summer Travel Counselor internship with the Department of Commerce’s Tourism, Film and Sports Development Division in Roanoke Rapids.

Henderson County
Samantha Jackson of Hendersonville, a graduate student in city and regional planning at Clemson University, has accepted the Park Design/Planning Support internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Parks and Recreation Division in Raleigh.

Hertford County
Stephanie Northcott of Murfreesboro, a junior political science major at UNC Greensboro, has accepted the Program Quality Improvement internship with the Administrative Office of the Courts’ Guardian ad Litem division in Jackson.

Johnston County
Laura White of Clayton, a second-year law student at the N.C. Central University School of Law, has accepted the Law internship with the Department of Commerce’s N.C. Industrial Commission in Raleigh.

Lenoir County
Candra Hill of LaGrange, a junior psychology major at Peace College, has accepted the Teen HOPE Coordinator internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro.

Lincoln County
Kerrie Brackett of Lincolnton, a sophomore criminology and bioarchaeology major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Jump Starting Lives internship with the Department of Corrections’ Lincoln Correctional Center in Lincolnton.

Lauren Davis of Lincolnton, a graduate student in pharmacy at Wingate University, has accepted the Pharmacy Services Clerkship in an Inpatient Psychiatric Facility internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Broughton Hospital in Morganton.

McDowell County
Andrew Hall of Marion, a sophomore business administration major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Unauthorized Substance Tax Enforcement Agent internship with the Department of Revenue’s Unauthorized Substances Tax Division in Asheville.

Mecklenburg County
Andrew Campbell of Charlotte, a junior landscape architecture major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Downtown Design Assistance internship with the Department of Commerce’s Community Assistance Division in Asheville.

Caroline Hanson of Charlotte, a junior economics and public policy major at Duke University, has accepted the Policy, Research and Strategic Planning internship with the Department of Commerce’s Policy, Research and Strategic Planning Division in Raleigh.

Anna Peitzman of Charlotte, a senior psychology major at UNC Charlotte, has accepted the Cherokee Village Archaeological Site Preservation internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ Archives and History Division in Asheville.

Amanda Timko of Cornelius, a freshman at Furman University, has accepted the Correctional Case Manager internship with the Department of Correction’s Charlotte Correctional Center in Charlotte.

Lauren Harsha of Matthews, a junior political science and international studies major at UNC Charlotte, has accepted the Summer Travel Counselor internship with the Department of Commerce’s Tourism, Film and Sports Development Division in Charlotte.

Moore County
Rebecca Ruck of Pinehurst, a junior international studies major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Bilateral State Partnership Program internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s N.C. National Guard in Raleigh.

New Hanover County
Mary Greer of Carolina Beach, a sophomore environmental studies major at UNC Greensboro, has accepted the Assistant Park Ranger internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Parks and Recreation Division in Carolina Beach.

Orange County
Ramyn Atri of Chapel Hill, a first-year law student at the UNC School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge James Wynn’s chambers in Raleigh.

Harrison Holcomb of Chapel Hill, a sophomore international health major at Georgetown University, has accepted the Reducing Teen Highway Injury and Death: Evaluation of Best Practices internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s State Highway Patrol Division in Raleigh.

Evan Leadem of Chapel Hill, a sophomore political science major at Wake Forest University, has accepted the Tourism Division internship with the Department of Commerce’s Tourism, Film and Sports Development Division in Raleigh.

Derek Song of Chapel Hill, a junior mathematics and economics major at Duke University, has accepted the Design and Evaluate Promotion Process internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s State Highway Patrol Division in Raleigh.

Ronald Traud of Chapel Hill, a first-year law student at the UNC School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge Robert Hunter’s chambers in Raleigh.

Pamlico County
Shannon Boone of Oriental, a junior biology major at Elon University, has accepted the Sea Turtle Research/Education Specialist internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Parks and Recreation Division in Swansboro.

Meredith Holton of Vandemere, a second-year environmental science major at Pamlico Community College, has accepted the Aquarium Summer Conservation Program internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores.

Pitt County
Joanna McKnight of Greenville, a junior history major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Architectural Field Studies/Restoration Services Source Book internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ Historical Resources Division in Greenville.

Virginia Wilkerson of Greenville, a junior business administration major at Meredith College, has accepted the Unauthorized Substance Tax Enforcement Agent internship with the Department of Revenue’s Unauthorized Substance Tax Division in Greenville.

Rowan County
Tina Eagle of Salisbury, a second-year law student at the UNC School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge Ann Marie Calabria’s chambers in Raleigh.

John Henderlite III of Salisbury, a second-year law student at the Wake Forest School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge John Martin’s chambers in Raleigh.

Carrie Misenheimer of Salisbury, a junior graphic design major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Virtual Exhibit internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ Historical Resources Division in Raleigh.

Brooke Waller of Salisbury, a sophomore journalism major at N.C. A&T State University, has accepted the Communications internship with the Office of the State Treasurer in Raleigh.

Leslie Weisiger-Williams of Salisbury, a graduate student in middle school education at Catawba College, has accepted the Teacher/Education Administration internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro.

Sampson County
Lauren Williams of Roseboro, a junior English major at Meredith College, has accepted the News and Feature Stories about North Carolina's Community College System for State, Regional and National Outlets internship with the Community College System’s President’s Office in Raleigh.

Scotland County
Michael Shapiro of Laurinburg, a sophomore peace, war and defense and history major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Costumed Historic Interpreter internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ Bennett Place Historic Site in Durham.

Stokes County
Jessica Kitzmiller of Sandy Ridge, a graduate student in natural resources at N.C. State University, has accepted the Geographic Information Systems Infrastructure Support internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Parks and Recreation Division in Raleigh.

Union County
Blair Byrum of Matthews, a junior English and economics major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Assuring Children Have a Voice in Court internship with the administrative Office of the Courts’ Guardian ad Litem office in Louisburg.

Wake County
Savanah Banta of Apex, a sophomore psychology major at UNC Chapel Hill, has accepted the Correctional Case Manager internship with the Department of Correction’s Eastern Correctional Institution in Maury.

Casey Hyman of Apex, a first-year law student at the UNC School of Law, has accepted the Law Clerk for Supreme Court Justice internship with Justice Paul M. Newby’s chambers in Raleigh.

Steven Kresch of Apex, a junior political science major at East Carolina University, has accepted the Internal and External Communications internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s N.C. National Guard in Raleigh.

James McKell Jr. of Apex, a second-year law student at the Duke University School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge Barbara Jackson’s chambers in Raleigh.

Talbia Choudhury of Cary, a sophomore biochemistry major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Curator Assistant/Arthropod Zoo internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.

Katrina Folsom of Cary, a junior environmental studies major at Elon University, has accepted the Environmental Recycling Program internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s N.C. National Guard in Raleigh.

Diane Littlejohn of Cary, a first-year law student at the NCCU School of Law, has accepted the Legal Affairs internship with the Department of Labor’s Administration Division in Raleigh.

Lorea Stallard of Cary, a first-year law student at the UNC School of Law, has accepted the Legislative Assistant internship with the Office of the Governor’s Washington Office in Washington, D.C.

David Thorstad of Cary, a freshman at Haverford College, has accepted the Catalog N.C. National Guard Historical Research Library internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s N.C. National Guard in Raleigh.

Zrande Diomande of Knightdale, a junior economics major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Legislative Research Assistant internship with the N.C. Senate in Raleigh.

Marla De Ramos of Morrisville, a first-year law student at the N.C. Central University School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge Wanda Bryant’s chambers in Raleigh.

Bradley Aycock of Raleigh, a first-year law student at the UNC School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge Linda McGee’s chambers in Raleigh.

Roman Caple of Raleigh, a junior computer science major at St. Augustine’s College, has accepted the Data Management internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Emergency Management Division in Raleigh.

Lauren Connell of Raleigh, a junior psychology major at Meredith College, has accepted the Life Story Enhancement internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center in Black Mountain.

Aaron Cusick of Raleigh, a graduate student in public history at N.C. State University, has accepted the Special Collections internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ State Archives Division in Raleigh.

Alesia Diggs of Raleigh, a junior political science major at N.C. A&T State University, has accepted the Legislative Research Assistant internship with the N.C. Senate in Raleigh.

Kathleen Ghio of Raleigh, a sophomore psychology major at Duke University, has accepted the Human Service Experience in Psychology with Aging People with Developmental Disabilities internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center in Black Mountain.

Carolyn Ingram of Raleigh, a sophomore political science major at Meredith College, has accepted the Legislative internship with the N.C. House of Representatives in Raleigh.

Paul Jones of Raleigh, a senior communication major at N.C. State University, has accepted the N.C. State Fair Public Relations internship with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ State Fair Division in Raleigh.

Christopher Karlsson of Raleigh, a second-year law student at the George Washington University School of Law, has accepted the Court of Appeals internship with Judge Linda Stephens’ chambers in Raleigh.

Geoffrey Louden of Raleigh, a sophomore international affairs major at George Washington University, has accepted the Policy internship with the Office of the Governor’s Policy Office in Raleigh.

Emily McKenzie of Raleigh, a junior graphic design major at Meredith College, has accepted the Graphic Design internship with the Department of Commerce’s Marketing Division in Raleigh.

Katelyn Moore of Raleigh, a sophomore studio art and psychology major at Meredith College, has accepted the Diversity Evaluation Project internship with the Office of State Personnel’s Consulting Group 3 in Raleigh.

Davis Murphy of Raleigh, a senior environmental technology major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Grant Follow-up Project internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Air Quality Division in Raleigh.

Tesia Oakley of Raleigh, a sophomore nursing major at UNC Greensboro, has accepted the Improving Treatment Outcomes of Diabetic Patients Through Education and Pharmacist Interventions internship with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Caswell Developmental Center in Kinston.

Terence O'Brien Jr. of Raleigh, a senior accounting major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Internal Review internship with the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s N.C. National Guard in Raleigh.

Kimberly Pigford of Raleigh, a sophomore zoology major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Fish Collection Curator Assistant internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.

Mallory Richardson of Raleigh, a senior English and communications major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Foster Care and Adoption Task Force internship with the Department of Administration’s Commission of Indian Affairs in Raleigh.

Scott Schroeder of Raleigh, a senior business administration major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Business Development Assistant internship with the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Division in Raleigh.

Nathan Standley of Raleigh, a first-year law student at the Elon School of Law, has accepted the Court System Continuity of Operations internship with the Administrative Office of the Courts’ Research and Planning Division in Raleigh.

Amanda Runyon of Wake Forest, a junior elementary education major at Appalachian State University, has accepted the History Camp Assistant Instructor internship with the Department of Cultural Resources’ Museum of History in Raleigh.

Watauga County
Patrick Fuller of Deep Gap, a junior environmental and natural resources major at Clemson University, has accepted the Environmental Education, Interpretation and Natural Resources internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Parks and Recreation Division in Jefferson.

Wayne County
Johnathan Sutton of Seven Springs, a junior natural resources major at N.C. State University, has accepted the Investigation of State-held Conservation Easements internship with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Natural Resources Planning and Conservation Division in Raleigh.

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  • cocoanlk May 20, 2009

    OMG and this costs the state / state agencies how much? They're furloughing, cutting pay, laying off ... and hiring summer interns?