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Summer Internships Heat Up for Susquehanna

Published on July 29, 2014

• Students travel the globe for career-building opportunities

Summer for Susquehanna University students is about travel, networking, applying concepts learned during the year and impressing potential employers. In a word—internships. Here's a sampling of the career-building experiences our students are having this summer.

Susquehanna University's Kara Mirarchi interned at Prometric.Kara Mirarchi '15


A senior in the business school's marketing program, Mirarchi is completing her third internship in as many years. Her previous stops include the National Aquarium and Heavy Seas Brewery in Baltimore.

Susquehanna University's Austin Iovoli interned at Rochester Institute of Technology.Austin Iovoli '15

Rochester Institute of Technology

Iovoli is drawing on his internship experience last summer at Susquehanna to help this summer with emerging research related to eye tracking at RIT's Carlson Center for Imaging Science. The center is a leading research facility dedicated to pushing the frontiers of imaging in all its forms and uses.

Susquehanna University's Patrick Erickson interned at the Mayo Clinic.Patrick Erickson '15

Mayo Clinic

Erickson, a biochemistry major, is interning at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, a worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. He’s helping Dr. Xiu-Boa Chang research drug interaction with multiple myeloma, a form of cancer that targets white blood cells in bone marrow.

Susquehanna University's Katie Patschke interned at the Smithsonian Institution.Katie Patschke '15

Smithsonian Institution

Patschke, a double major in anthropology and international studies, is splitting time between the American Anthropological Association and the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in Washington D.C. this summer.

Susquehanna University's Alex Wilson interned at Studio Kmzero in Florence, Italy.Alex Wilson '15

Studio Kmzero

Wilson, a graphic design major, accepted an internship with Studio Kmzero — a professional graphic design firm in Florence, Italy. His experiences provided him insight into Italian culture, while enabling him to work with a professional design firm.

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