Where did Sewanee students intern last summer?

Sewanee students carry out internships, fellowships, and research fellowships all over the U.S. and the world each summer. Many of them are funded by the University; those that received funding submit a final report that tells about their summer internship experience. Click the links below to read about what they accomplished and what they learned

Summer 2019

Complete list of all 2019 University-funded internships
 
MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

ART & ART HISTORY 
Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS 
Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degen, Doherty, Francis, Probasco, Scott, Smith, Waddell, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION 
Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd, Stephenson, and Sewanee Annual Funds

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT 
Funding to pursue internships with a civic engagement focus is provided by the Canale Endowment for Civic Engagement Internships and the Fund for Civic Engagement

ENVIRONMENTAL 
Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Lankewicz, Leroy, Moisio, Raoul, and Thomas Funds

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to carry out social science research  outside of the United States that involves a challenging or broadening immersive experience (whether through language, culture, or environment).

  • Ghana: Framing Gender Quotas, Ghana, Livia Karoui, C’20
  • Tunisia: Ethnohydrology of Potable Water in Rural Tunisia, Tunisia, Wilder McCoy, C’20

MINISTRY & SERVICE 

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or social service organizations, thanks to funding from the Goldsmith-Bread for the World and the Summer Discernment Institute funds.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS 
Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
Collaborative student-faculty research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Fitzsimons, Greene, Lankewicz, Leroy, McCrickard, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Posse Foundation, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Undergraduate Research, and Yeatman Funds.

  • Anglo-Latin poetry and the politics of Medieval England: Dr. Stephanie Batkie, Medieval Studies; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Bram Atkins, C’21
  • Art show design and gallery installation: Dr. Jessica Wohl, Art; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Julia Wren, C’20
  • Cave biodiversity of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Dr. Kirk Zigler, Biology; Chattanooga, Trumbore, Chattanooga, TN, Levi Trumbore, C’20
  • Constrained and unconstrained optimization in economic analysis: Dr. Anne Duffee, Mathematics; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Wint Thu, C’19
  • Coronaviruses: Dr. Clint Smith, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Tori Beth Surratt, C’20
  • Coronaviruses: Dr. Clint Smith, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Natalie Wilson, C’22
  • Dramaturgical research in contemporary theatre: Professor Elyzabeth Wilder, Theatre Arts; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Barbara (Annie) Ramsey, C’21
  • Employee turnover implications for American environmental agencies: Dr. JoyAnna Hopper, Politics; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Kelsey Arbuckle, C’19
  • Employee turnover implications for American environmental agencies: Dr. JoyAnna Hopper, Politics; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Zosimo (Zo) Garcia, C’21
  • Extraordinary Optical Transmission (EOT) in bilayer films of vanadium dioxide and gold: Dr. Eugenii Donev, Physics & Astronomy; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Alaa Adel Abdelhamid, C’22
  • Genetic structure of Sassafras albidum: Dr. Jason Palagi, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Andrew Hanissian, C’20
  • Genetic structure of Sassafras albidum: Dr. Jason Palagi, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Cade Sterling, C’22
  • Genetic variation in the consequences of maternal stress: Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology; Sewanee, Tenneseee, Sewanee, TN, Angela Barbosa, C’22
  • Genetic variation in the consequences of maternal stress: Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, (Jonathan) Jlo Lopez, C’22
  • HDAC3 regulation of GIMAP genes in Jurkat cells: Dr. Alyssa Summers, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Miller Murray, C’20
  • Historical tapestry conservation: Professor Jennifer Matthews and Dr. Christopher McDonough, Theatre Arts; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Greer King, C’21
  • Memory, history, and story: Site-specific devised performance: Professor Jennifer Matthews, Theatre Arts; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, April Bragg, C’21
  • Memory, history, and story: Site-specific devised performance: Professor Jennifer Matthews, Theatre Arts; Sewanee, Tennessee/Czech Republic, Sewanee and Prague, USA, Czech Republic, Nathaniel Klein, C’22
  • Models of effective student activism: Dr. Clint Swift, Politics; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Kylee Richard, C’21
  • Plant conservation in Sewanee and eastern Tennessee: Dr. Jonathan Evans, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Lillian Fulgham, C’21
  • Plant conservation in Sewanee and eastern Tennessee: Dr. Jonathan Evans, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Angus Pritchard, C’22
  • Popular racism through art and culture in South Africa, United Kingdom, and U.S.: Dr. Roger Levine, History; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Richard Pryor, C’20
  • Sea urchin phototaxis: Dr. Christopher Shelley, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Marquis Schieber, C’20
  • Stigmas in mental health: Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Neuroscience; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Abby Rapuano, C’21
  • The Slavery Project: Dr. Woody Register, History; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Maddy Parks, C’19
  • The Slavery Project: Dr. Woody Register, History; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Colton Williams, C’21
  • The Slavery Project: Dr. Woody Register, The Slavery Project; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Klarke Stricklen, C’22
  • Variation in the relationship between parenthood and well-being: Dr. Katie Nelson-Coffey, Psychology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Grace Zechman, C’20
  • Water pollution in China: Dr. Deb McGrath, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, George Burruss, C’22
  • Water pollution in China: Dr. Deb McGrath, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Wilder McCoy, C’20
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath & Dr. Scott Wilson, Politics, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, China Madeline (Maddy) Wilson, C’19
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath/Dr. Scott Wilson, Biology/Politics; China, Allen Doyle (SoT)              
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath/Dr. Scott Wilson, Biology/Politics; China, Yadi Huo               
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath/Dr. Scott Wilson, Biology/Politics; China, Youjin Sung, C’21
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Scott Wilson, IGS; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Tristan Benedict, C’21
  • Whale research in British Columbia: Dr. Eric Keen, Biology; Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Canada, Katie Hall, C’19
  • Whale research in British Columbia: Dr. Eric Keen, EES; Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Canada, Meredith Sackett, C’19
  • Whale research in British Columbia: Dr. Eric Keen, EES; Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Canada, Julia Wren, C’20
  • Youth culture in the Ottoman Empire: Dr. Kelly Whitmer, History; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Charles (Will) Mathews, C’20

Summer 2018

Complete list of 2018 University-funded internships

ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends; most listed below are paid by the sponsor

ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS
Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degen, Doherty, Francis, Probasco, Scott, Smith, Waddell, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd, Stephenson, and Sewanee Annual Funds

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships with a civic engagement focus is provided by the Canale Endowment for Civic Engagement Internships and the Fund for Civic Engagement

ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS
Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Lankewicz, Leroy, Moisio, Raoul, and Thomas Funds

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to carry out social science research  outside of the United States that involves a challenging or broadening immersive experience (whether through language, culture, or environment).

  • Peru: Convergence of ethnomedicine and biomedicine in the Peruvian Amazon-Gil Horner, C'20
  • South Korea: Re-assimilating North Koreans-Emily Rowcliffe, C'20

MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS
Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or social service organizations, thanks to funding from the Goldsmith-Bread for the World and the Summer Discernment Institute funds.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS
Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation


RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
Collaborative student-faculty research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Fitzsimons, Greene, Lankewicz, Leroy, McCrickard, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Posse Foundation, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Undergraduate Research, and Yeatman Funds.

  • Adolescent substance use perception in Southern Appalachia; Dr. Katherine Cammack, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Ashley Krueger, C'18
  • Agroforesty in Haiti; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Connor Stack, C'20
  • Amphibian development in wastewater treatment wetlands habitats; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Emma Zeitler, C'20
  • Assessment of Zanmi Foto Project; Dr. Pradip Malde, Art, Sewanee, Tennessee-Lucy Wimmer, C'20
  • Cabaret Research; Jennifer Matthews, Theatre, Sewanee, Tennessee-Lydia Klaus, C'19
  • Comparing organic and industrial pollution in China and the US; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Caroline Wright, C'20
  • Corporate political contributions and stock returns; Dr. Serkan Karadas, Economics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Glenda Nhutwa, C'21
  • Dehydrogenative amide synthesis utilizing ruthenium catalysts via traditional and microwave techniques; Dr. Evan Joslin, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Sam Bourgeois, C'20; Gayle Manacsa, C'21
  • Developing wildlife surveys (amphibian, avian, mammal, bat acoustics) and plant/forestry inventory work.; Dr. Ken Smith, EES, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Cole Johnson, C'20; Eli Walker, C'19
  • Evaluating narrative in cases of transitional justice in the Balkans; Dr. Jessica Mecellem, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Alexa Fults, C'21
  • Examining option generation in decision-making in the context of sexual assault; Dr. Karen Yu, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Julie Castillo Gomez, C'19
  • Examining the socioeconomic impacts of hydropower dams in the US; Dr. Aaron Elrod, Economics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Wint Thu, C'19
  • Farmer-to-farmer workshops to share best agroecological practices and raise productivity in Haitian agroforests; Dr. Deborah McGrath, EES, Mirebalais, Haiti-Chris Hornsby, C'19
  • Human health/wellbeing study of food-borne environmental contaminants in St. Vincent & the Grenadines.; Dr. Russell Fielding, EES, St. Vincent & the Grenadines (9)-Komal Kunwar, C'19; Lauren Newman, C'18; Hannah-Marie Garcia, C'19; Niko Darby, C'18; Helena Kilburn, C'20; Isabel Kirby, C'19; Connor Peach, C'20; Suzanne Skinner, C'19; Haley Tucker, C'19
  • Inhibition of coronavirus replication through brequinar treatment; Dr. Clint Smith, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Roger Villatoro, C'19
  • Management plan for unwanted invasive plant species in Abbo’s Alley informed by GIS technology; Dr. Christopher Van de Ven, EES, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sidnee Everhart, C'21
  • Maternal stress during pregnancy and its effects on offspring social behavior; Dr. Katherine McGhee, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Anna Kate Foshee, C'19
  • Modelling hydrology of the Sewanee Utility District and the Howell Equestrian Center; Dr. Christopher Van de Ven, EES, Sewanee, Tennessee-Cal Oakley, C'19
  • Multimedia programming for use in computer science, music, and art; Dr. Greg Pond, Art, Art History, and Visual Studies, Sewanee, Tennessee-Charles Stehno, C'20
  • Nucleotidylation activity in coronaviruses; Dr. Clint Smith, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Ryan Mahan, C'19
  • On-farm research in Haiti; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Megan Wade, C'19
  • Payments for carbon sequestration and its benefits for Haitian households: survey of Zanmi Kafe farmers.; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Mirebalais, Haiti-Crystal Ngo, C'20
  • Reactivity and property studies of new potential anti-cancer metallopharmaceuticals; Dr. Robert Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Owen Zalesak, C'21
  • Role of Hdac3 in regulating GIMAP enhancers; Dr. Summers, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Miller Murray, C'20
  • Sewanee wetlands study; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Isabel Smith, C'20
  • Barriers to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Illness: Stigma in Southern Appalachia, Tennessee; Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Psychology, Neuroscience, Sewanee, Tennessee-Caroline Martin, C'20
  • Southern strategies: The South and the US in 1971; Dr. John Grammer, English, Sewanee, Tennessee-Will Rankin, C'19
  • Synthesis of new, more effective anti-cancer metallopharmaceuticals; Dr. Robert Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Kendall Wills, C'19
  • The effects of air pollution on protein folding in C. elegans; Dr. Elise A. Kikis, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Rhodes Hall, C'20
  • Using simultaneous visual and acoustic surveys to assess whale responses to shipping; Dr. Eric Keen, EES, Hartley Bay, Columbia, Canada (2)-Molly Mueller, C'18; Katie Hall, C'19
  • Violence against women in politics in East Africa; Dr. Paige Schneider, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sophie Clark, C'18
  • Water pollution and citizen participation in China; Dr. Scott Wilson and Dr. Greg Pond, Politics, Art, Wuxi, China-Jasmine Huang, C'21

Summer 2017

ACE INTERNSHIPS
ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends; most listed below are paid by the sponsor

  • Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, Washington, D.C.-Virginia Rayder, C'19
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina-Erin Conway, C'18
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida-Christian Whittemore, C'17
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas (2)-Maria Baker, C'18; Mollie Rochelle, C'18
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia (2)-Arlis Astudillo, C'18; Suzy Chen, C'19
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers, Waring, Texas (2)-Ali Egan, C'18Jessah Lowry, C'17
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Seguin, Texas (2)-Bethany Hamson, C'18; William Sogegian, C'17
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center & Camps, Port Aransas, Texas (2)-Eleanore Cole, C'20; Hannah Keller, C'20
  • Equitable Property Company, LLC, Nashville, Tennessee-‌
  • Guarisco Gallery, Washington, D.C.-Gigi Ruppel, C'18
  • Mercer Capital Management, Memphis, Tennessee-Paige Klump, C'18
  • Monteagle Sunday School Assembly, Monteagle, Tennessee-Lexy Rouse, C'18
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia (2)-Kate Barlow, C'18Clementina Davila Tejeida, C'18
  • Open Door Shop, Charleston, South Carolina-Lane Barnes, C'20
  • Tennessee State Library & Archives, Nashville, Tennessee (2)-Anna Norman, C'18; Stephen Smith, C'17
  • TractManager, Chattanooga, Tennessee-Matt Clendenen, C'18
  • TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, Smyrna, Tennessee-Kurt DeLay, C'18
  • U. S. Representative Scott DesJarlais (Tennessee), Washington, D.C.-Peter Bartlett, C'18
  • Virginia Quarterly Review, Charlottesville, Virginia-Molly Elkins, C'18

ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS
Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degen, Doherty, Francis, Probasco, Scott, Smith, Waddell, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd, Stephenson, and Sewanee Annual Funds

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships with a civic engagement focus is provided by the Canale Endowment for Civic Engagement Internships and the Fund for Civic Engagement

ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS
Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Lankewicz, Leroy, Moisio, Raoul, and Thomas Funds

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to carry out social science research  outside of the United States that involves a challenging or broadening immersive experience (whether through language, culture, or environment).

  • Cuba: Shifting commodity chains underlying the urban food market in Havana-Julian Cope, C'18
  • Cuba: Ecological management agricultural systems-Hadley Montgomery, C'18
  • Germany: Political, economic, and social integration of Turkish immigrants in Berlin-‌
  • Italy: The Christianization of the ruins of Rione Sant’Angelo in Pescheria from late antiquity to the early Middle Ages-‌
  • Peru: Water management methods in the campesina communities of Ocongate-‌

MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS
Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or social service organizations, thanks to funding from the Goldsmith-Bread for the World and the Summer Discernment Institute funds.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS
Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
Collaborative student-faculty research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Fitzsimons, Greene, Lankewicz, Leroy, McCrickard, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Posse Foundation, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Undergraduate Research, and Yeatman Funds.

  • Agroforestry in rural Haiti; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Chris Hornsby, C'19
  • Air quality and Huntington's disease; Dr. Elise Kikis, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Mesgana Dagnachew, C'20
  • Amine dehydrogenation using Ru(II) metal centers; Dr. Evan Joslin, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sam Bourgeois, C'20
  • Amphibian responses to tertiary water treatment wetlands; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Emma Zeitler, C'20
  • Ancient graffiti preservation in Pompeii; Dr. Jacqueline DiBiasie, Classics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Shiro Burnette, C'18
  • Avian biodiversity on farms in Haiti's central plateau, Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Cal Oakley, C'19
  • Behavioral and neurobiological effects of prescription opioids across the reproductive cycle of female rats; Dr. Katharine Cammack, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Amanda Watters, C'18
  • Cave biodiversity of Cumberland Plateau; Dr. Kirk Zigler, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Mary Beth Yancey, C'19; Lam Ngo, C'20
  • Chinese environmental law; Dr. Scott Wilson, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Christine Xu, C'18
  • Citizen participation in China's environmental governance; Dr. Scott Wilson, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee- Wint Thu, C'19
  • Coronavirus replication and mutation; Dr. Clint Smith, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Shaifer Jones, C'19Fletcher North, C'17
  • Creation of organometallic catalysts for amide synthesis; Dr. Evan Joslin, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Roland Ghareeb, C'19
  • Early and late bilingualism and visual attention; Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Margaret Landers, C'19
  • Effect of recent experience with predators on learning ability; Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Niko Darby, C'18
  • Effect of wetland-remediated wastewater on Gambusia affinis health; Dr. Brandon Moore, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Kelsie Schiavone, C'19
  • Effects of maternal stress during stages of pregnancy on offspring social behavior in mosquitofish; Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Kailey Bissell, C'18
  • Environmental stewardship project; Dr. Ken Smith, Forestry & Geology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Mary Hanna Giddens, C'18Molly Mueller, C'19
  • Estimating the effect of politician stock holdings, campaign contributions, and the Clean Air Act on Clean Water Act enforcement; Dr. Aaron Elrod, Economics, Sewanee, Tennessee-‌
  • Evaluating the politics of wastewater management in the American states; Dr. JoyAnna Hopper, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee-‌
  • Benefits to firms from campaign contributions to governors; Dr. Serkan Karadas, Economics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Lucille Conrad, C'19
  • Foreign death practices in 19th-century Egypt; Dr. Shana Minkin, International & Global Studies, Sewanee, Tennessee-Bret Windhauser, C'18
  • Investigating the effects of size and dimensionality on the VO2 phase transitions; Dr. Eugenii Donev, Physics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Ahsanul Kabir, C'19
  • Lab analysis on whale and dolphin tissue samples; Dr. Russell Fielding, Earth & Environmental Systems, San Diego, CA (2)-Hannah-Marie Garcia, C'19; Luke Stallings, C'18
  • Landscape Analysis Lab: LiDAR data modeling; Dr. Christopher Van de Ven, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sammie Meyer, C'17
  • Learning disabilities in postsecondary education; Dr. Jordan Troisi, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-James Jurgensen, C'18
  • MapReduce on small/larger computer system; Dr. Stephen Carl, Computer Science, Sewanee, Tennessee-Andy Kim, C'19
  • Perovskite liquid crystalline materials; Dr. Rob Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Phillip Berger, C'19
  • Phylogenic-based anatomical assessment of male crocodylian reproductive diversity; Dr. Brandon Moore, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Samuel Penland, C'20
  • Recreational ecology study of rock climbing in southern Appalachia; Dr. Russell Fielding, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Erika Lopez-Durel, C'20Connor Peach, C'20
  • Role of Hdac3 in regulating GIMAP enhancer; Dr. Alyssa Summers, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Marq Schieber, C'20Drew Szentesy, C'19
  • Sewanee constructed wetlands; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-‌
  • Sex differences in opiate addiction; Dr. Katherine Cammack, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee- Paul Sands, C'17
  • Synthesis of inorganic/organic conjugate dyes for solar harvesting; Dr. Rob Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Brenna Bierman, C'20
  • Temperature impacts on interspecies aggression in terrestrial salamanders; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Ansley Murphy, C'19
  • Trait-based influences on emotional processing and decision-making; Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sophie Borne, C'18
  • Watershed research on the Domain's Split Creek; Dr. Karen Kuers, Forestry and Geology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Keiki Howe, C'18Drew Philpott, C'18

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION (SEED) INTERNSHIPS                         
Students intern for at least four weeks at a microfinance/finance institution as part of the SEED program, which also includes a summer study abroad program in South Asia and a week of intensive training in Sewanee in microfinance, finance, or NGO management. The program is directed by Economics Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin.

  • Babson Center for Global Commerce, Sewanee, Tennessee-James Midyett, C'20
  • Banco Popular, San Juan, Puerto Rico-Trevor Loeb, C'18
  • Center for Urban & Regional Excellence (CURE), India (2)-Alyson Carr, C'17
  • CreditEase, China-Alex Ding, C'19
  • Folks at Home, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Thomas Burless, C'18; Elisabeth Haberstroh, C'18

Summer 2016

Complete list of all 2016 University-funded internships

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds 

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS

Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degen, Doherty, Francis, Probasco, Smith, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds

ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Raoul, and Thomas Funds

  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (ACE), Brooklyn, NY-Ryan MacDonald, C'18
  • City of Oak Ridge: Wastewater Treatment Plant, Oak Ridge, TN-Brody Roberts, C'17
  • Deer Valley Farm, Fayetteville, TN-‌
  • Dept. of Biological & Chemical Sciences: University of the West Indies, St. Vincent/Barbados-Grey Jones, C'17
  • Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources: Coastal Resources Division, Brunswick, GA-Mary Lou Hoffacker, C'17
  • Georgia-Alabama Land Trust, Piedmont, AL-Sam Seawell, C’17
  • Growing Hope Initiative, Big Pine Key, FL-Emily Heid, C'17
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Milford, CT-Gabrielle Fignar, C'17
  • New York Botanical Garden (ACE), Bronx, NY-Elsie Spencer, C'17
  • The University of the South, Inventory & forest management planning in the Sewanee demonstration forest / Dendrochronological assessment of stand history in Domain compartments; Dr. Scott Torreano & Dr. Ken Smith, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, TN-Hank Krebs, C'17
  • U.S. Forestry Service, Athens, GA-Elizabeth Tilly, C'18 
INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to do independent research in the social sciences in countries where the primary language is not English 

  • Japan: Declining marriage rates-‌
  • The Netherlands: Dutch trade and material culture in Delftware pottery-Austin Heerema, C’17
  • Dominican Republic: Exploring how HIV/AIDS organizations combat stigma and discrimination faced by Dominican men who have sex with men (MSM)-‌
  • Tunisia: The effects of religious violence on the Lag ba'Omer pilgrimage on Djerba-Eva Miller, C’17
  • St. Barthélemy: Waste management, freshwater production, and sustainability-Lillie Howell, C’16
MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, thanks to funding from the A.S. Sullivan Foundation Scholarship, Goldsmith-Bread for the World, and the Summer Discernment Institute Funds.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS

Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation

 RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Collaborative student-faculty research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the Beatty, Brewster, Coca-Cola Foundation,  Davis-Pinson, Fitzsimons, Greene, Kennedy, Lankewicz, Leroy, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Undergraduate Research, and Yeatman Funds.

  • "MySewanee" mobile phone app development; Dr. Lucia Dale, Computer Science, Sewanee, TN-Danny Evans, C'18Blaise Iradukunda, C'18
  • Abandoned homesite soils & flora; Dr. Ken Smith, Forestry, Sewanee, TN-Lily Tidwell, C’17
  • Agroforestry and socioeconomic research in Haiti's Central Plateau; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Peter Davis, C'17Duncan Pearce, C'17
  • Analysis of mercury levels in whale tissue samples: Dr. Russell Fielding, Earth & Environmental Systems, St. Vincent & Barbados-Hannah-Marie Garcia, C’19
  • Ant diversity in new coffee farms; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Scott Summers, C’16
  • Behavioral effects of temperature on salamander aggression; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Building clusters of mini computers for low-cost parallel computation; Dr. Stephen Carl, Computer Science, Sewanee, TN-Daniel Molder, C'19
  • Cave biodiversity in the interior plateau of Tennessee; Dr. Kirk Zigler, Environmental Studies, Sewanee, TN-MaryBeth Yancey, C’17
  • Chinese environmental lawsuits; Dr. Scott Wilson, Politics, Sewanee, TN-Alex (Zixin) Ding, C’19
  • Dendroecology of Domain compartments; Dr. Scott Torreano, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, TN-Logan Stockton, C’17
  • Determining the gene regulatory role of HDAC3 in T-cell lineage marker expression; Dr. Alyssa Summers, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Andrew Korn, C'17Meredith Sackett, C'19
  • Effect of election cycles and politician stock holdings on enforcement of the Clean Water Act; Dr. Aaron Elrod, Economics, Sewanee, TN-Rachel Rodgers, C'17
  • Effect of past stressful experiences on social interactions and risk taking behavior; Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Niko Darby, C'18
  • Effects of polyglutamine dependent proteotoxicity in Huntington's Disease; Dr. Elise Kikis, Biology, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Evaluating the effects of climate change on declines of a high-elevation, lungless salamander; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Saunders Drukker, C’17; Philip Gould, C’16; Vanessa Moss, C’20
  • Fabrication and characterization of surface enhancement substrates for raman spectroscopy; Dr. Eugenii Donev, Physics, Sewanee, TN-Daniel Rosales, C'17
  • Function of targeted therapies in breast cancer; Dr. Alyssa Summers, Biology, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Geospatial analysis of real estate values and social welfare benefit distribution; Dr. Minh Tam Schlosky, Economics, Sewanee, TN-David Losson, C'18
  • Graffiti in ancient Herculaneum; Dr. Jacqueline DiBiasie Sammons, Classical Languages, Italy-Grace Gibson, C'17; Sarah Minnear, C'16
  • Hickory forest inventory and bee survey on St Catherine's Island ; Dr. Ken Smith, Forestry, Midway, GA-Wil Rainer, C'17
  • Investigation of a platinum-derivative of KP1019; Dr. Robert Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, TN-Katharine Barwick, C’16
  • Investigation of the efficacy of a peer-led bystander intervention program; Dr. Nicole Noffsinger-Frazier, Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Adreyauna Lewers, C'17
  • Island ecology: Forest inventory & bee inventory; Dr. Ken Smith, Forestry, St. Catherine's Island, GA-Jesse Keetle, C'17
  • Lidar analysis and hydrologic study of the University of the South through GIS mapping; Dr. Chris Van de Ven, Environmental Studies, San Francisco, CA-Wes Pearigen, C'17
  • Modeling carbon sequestration in a Haitian coffee agroecosystem; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Ben McKenzie, C’16
  • Monitoring water chemistry during constructed wetland establishment; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, & Dr. Scott Torreano, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, TN-Anna Williams, C’19
  • Natural product synthesis of Pochonin J; Dr. Rongson Pongdee, Chemistry, Sewanee, TN-Miranda Callahan, C'18Mellie Lammon, C'18
  • Projects in interactive and generative art; Greg Pond, Art, Sewanee, TN-‌Marianne Sanders, C'16
  • Republican feminists; Dr. Julie Berebitsky, Women & Gender Studies, Sewanee, TN-Maggie McDonald, C'16
  • Social psychology; Dr. Jordan D. Troisi, Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Julian Wright, C’17
  • Child and family wellness; Dr. John Coffey, Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Hannah Faulkner, C'19
  • Resolving enigmas on the lyre: Faith, doubt, and poetry; Dr. Kathryn Mills, French & French Studies, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Risk management analysis of financial derivatives; Dr. Serkan Karadas, Economics, Sewanee, TN-Baker Walls, C’17
  • Role of campaign contributions on firm performance; Dr. Serkan Karadas, Economics, Sewanee, TN-Courtney Saunders, C’17
  • Rural community-based participatory research; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Chris Hornsby, C'19
  • Spatial genetic structure of a newly-identified bamboo species in Sewanee; Dr. Jon Evans, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Katie Kull, C'17Kimberly Williams, C’17
  • The impact of cognition on semantic processing; Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Cody Bartz, C'18
  • Tracing African American depictions of Jesus in popular culture; Dr. Eric Thurman, Religion, Sewanee, TN-Ryan Poole, C'17
  • Translation and paleography of the Bible's apocryphal books of Esdras; Dr. Matthew Irvin, Medieval Studies, Sewanee, TN-Flannery Peay, C'19
  • Translation of death certificates of French constituents in 19th Century Alexandria, Egypt; Dr. Shana Minkin, International & Global Studies, Sewanee, TN-Ella Dermon, C'17
  • Water chemistry research of the Sewanee Utility District watershed; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology & and Dr. Emily White, Chemistry, Sewanee, TN-Megan Hopson, C’17
  • Writing empire; Dr. Derek Ettensohn, English, Sewanee, TN-‌
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION (SEED) INTERNSHIPS                                  

Students intern for at least four weeks at a microfinance/finance institution as part of the SEED program, which also includes a summer study abroad program in Bangladesh and a week of intensive training in Sewanee in finance, accounting, and social entrepreneurship. The program is directed by Economics Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin.

  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, United Arab Emirates-Rachel Rodgers, C’17
  • Grameen Bank, Bangladesh-Benjamin Harrison, C’17; David Johnson, C’19; Shiva Kumar, C’17
  • Mansfield Oil Company, Gainesville, GA-Caroline Owens, C’18
  • United Nations World Food Programme, Indonesia-Mac Bailey, C’17
ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends; most are paid by the sponsor

ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories.  To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development. 

  • Carter Center, Uganda-Amy Lee, C’16
  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC-Oksana Creech, C’17
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier: DeLozier Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Nashville, TN-Iris Harrison, C’17
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, CT-Anna Bradley, C’18; Helena Brooks, C’18; Madison Bunderson, C 18; Margie Carrasco, C’17; Daniel Gabriel, C’18; Anna Grishaw, C’16; Bradford Lepik, C’16; Cayla O’Hair, C’18; Zsanett Peter, C’18; Heather Pittman, C’18; Reeda Shakir, C’17; Melissa Zankman, C’18
  • Dr. Madison Michael: Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Memphis, TN-Amanda Watters, C’18
  • Dr. Paul Evans: The Evans Clinic, Huntingdon, TN-Emily Shriner, C’18; Kendall Wills, C’19
  • Dr. Scott Elledge: ENT Associates of Alabama, Birmingham, AL-Neal Bartl, C’16; John Peyton Bush, C’16
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience (V-SURE), Nashville, TN-Elizabeth Gill, C’18; Jackie Spangenberg, C’18
  • Volunteers in Medicine Clinic / Beersheba Medical Clinic, Winchester, TN; Beersheba Springs, TN-Rebecca Lobach, C’19

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Summer 2015

Complete list of all 2015 University-funded summer internships‌

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in art of art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS

Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degan, Doherty, Francis, Lawrence, Probasco, Smith, Williams and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds

  • Carnegie Mellon University: Machine Learning Dept., Pittsburgh, PA-Tue Vo, C'16
  • Dallas Museum of Art (ACE), Dallas, TX-Lily Davenport, C'16
  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine (ACE), Winston-Salem, NC-Neal Bartl, C'16
  • Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Sarasota, FL-Bonnie Bailey, C'16
  • North Star Destination Strategies (ACE), Nashville, TN-Jordan Johnson, C'16
  • Smithsonian Institution: National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC-Jack Myer, C'15
  • UNC-Chapel Hill: Center of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention, Chapel Hill, NC-Liza Robinson, C'16
  • West Georgia Health System: Physical Therapy, LaGrange, GA-‌
ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Fitzsimons, Lankewicz, Leroy, Mellon, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, and Thomas Funds

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to do independent research in the social sciences in countries where the primary language is not English

  • Czech Republic: The economic effects of returning church property to the Order of Saint Augustine’s control in Czech communities-‌
  • Germany: Diplomacy and the Republic of Letters in early modern Europe-Dave Dermon, C'16
  • Guatemala: Climate change and Guatemalan coffee culture-Jessie Hook, C'17
  • Haiti: Education and agricultural traditions-Brook Irvine, C'16
  • Vietnam: Political mobilization of civilians during the Vietnam War- Thuy (Jinni) Tran, C'17
MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, thanks to funding from the A.S. Sullivan Foundation Scholarship, Goldsmith-Bread for the World, and the Summer Discernment Institute Funds.  Most students participate in two reflection retreats as part of their internship experience, through the Lilly Summer Discernment Institute.

  •  A Step Ahead Foundation, Memphis, TN-Mary Allison Pritchard, C'18
  • El Refugio, Ecuador-Sandy Milien, C'17
  • Gemini Ink Literary Center, San Antonio, TX-Anne Adams, C'17
  • Hacienda Tranquila, Ecuador-Lindsey Liles, C'16‌
  • Hope Institute: Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation  (ACE), Uganda-Parker Goss, C'17; Rachel Schuman, C'15Emmy Walters, C'16
  • McDowell Farm School, Nauvoo, AL-‌
  • Mountain T.O.P. (ACE), Coalmont, TN-‌
  • St. Columba's Episcopal Church, Washington, DC-Christina Rutland, C'17
  • St. Mary's Episcopal Convent, Sewanee, TN-Maggie Koella, C'16; Lenna Rodrigues, C'17
  • Thistle Farms (ACE), Nashville , TN-Breyana Addison, C'17
  • YMCA Latino Achievers, Nashville, TN-Alex Macias, C'15
PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS

Funding for the internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Collaborative student-faculty science research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the American Chemical Society, Coca-Cola Foundation, Davis-Pinson, Fund for Innovative Teaching & Learning (FITL), Greene, John Templeton Foundation, Lankewicz, Leroy, McCrickard, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Pfizer, Physics, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and Yeatman Funds.

  • "EDGE": Engaging Dialogue about Gender and Emotion: Psychology Dept. (Dr. Nicole Noffsinger-Frazier)-‌
  • 3D reconstruction of the alligator phallic sulcus: Biology Dept. (Dr. Brandon Moore)-David Spears, C'15
  • Algorithmic composition using neural networks: Mathematics & Computer Science Dept. (Dr. Stephen Carl)-Peter McCarthy, C'17
  • Assertiveness in minority populations: Psychology Dept. (Dr. Al Bardi)-Matt Karstens, C'15
  • Cave biodiversity: Biology Dept. (Dr. Kirk Zigler)-Bre Ayala, C'17
  • Design and development of novel antibacterial and/or anticancer compounds based on natural product scaffolds: Chemistry Dept. (Dr. Rongson Pongdee)-Sydney Jackson, C'16; Eli Lavender, C'17; Sarah Moats, C'17
  • Disruptive hormones and its effects on Gambusia fish testosterone: Biology (Dr. Brandon Moore)-Ashley Malpica, C'17
  • Dissidence, thought, & theology: Tat’iana Goricheva and Russian orthodoxy: Russian Dept. (Dr. Elizabeth Skomp)-EmaLeigh O'Neal, C'16
  • Ecology and human health in Haiti: Biology Dept. (Dr. Deborah McGrath)-Scott Summers, C'16
  • Econometrics approach to socioeconomic determinants of life expectancy and political relationship between Taiwan and mainland China: Economics Dept. (Dr. Tam Schlosky)-Tran Ly, C'17
  • Effect of federal procurement contracts on the performance of private firms: Economics Dept. (Dr. Serkan Karadas)-David Losson, C'18
  • Effects of climate change and human land use on terrestrial salamanders: Biology Dept. (Dr. Kristen Cecala)-Saunders Drukker, C'17; Philip Gould, C16; Ben McKenzie, C'17; Benjamin Sadler, C'17; Maddie Taylor, C'16
  • Efficacy of RSA and elliptic curve cryptography: Mathematics & Computer Science Dept. (Dr. Lucia Dale)-Maggie Koella, C'16
  • Endogenous product switching under environmental taxation: Economics Dept. (Dr. Marc St-Pierre and Dr. Aaron Elrod)-Erica Dai, C'16
  • Environmental impact of the Tennessee Williams Center: Theatre Dept. (Dr. Jennifer Matthews)-Madison Jones, C'18
  • Function of HDACs in breast cancer cell signaling: Biology Dept. (Dr. Alyssa Summers)-Sara Jayne Sutton, C'17Jacob Zalewski, C'16
  • GIS and environmental research in San Francisco, CA: Landscape Analysis Lab (Dr. Christopher Van de Ven)-‌
  • Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA-Taylor Morris, C'16
  • Life Paths Research Program: Psychology Dept. (Dr. Sherry Hamby)-Elise Anderson, C'16; Emily Christner, C'16; Jemima Senoga, C'16
  • Manhood at Sewanee: American Studies Dept. (Dr. Woody Register)-Tanner Potts, C'15
  • Measurements of the atmospheric temperature profiles in the Sewanee region: Physics Dept. (Dr. Randy Peterson)-Joel Stewart, C'16
  • Nutrient budgets between the terrestrial watershed and constructed wetland at the Sewanee Utility District: Biology Dept. (Dr. Deborah McGrath)-Hali Steinmann, C'15; Chris Yeatman, C'15
  • Pathology of pansteatitis in the gonads of South African tilapia: Biology Dept. (Dr. Thea Edwards)-‌Robert Corey, C'17
  • Practical education and the concept of creation in pre-modern Europe: History Dept. (Dr. Kelly Whitmer)-‌
  • Protein folding and stress responses in C. elegans: Biology Dept. (Dr. Elise Kikis)-Fridien Tchoukoua, C'17
  • Rebel's Rest Archaeology Project: Environmental Studies Dept. (Dr. Sarah Sherwood)-Eleanor Jurgensen, C'18
  • Response of fibrotic lung cells to changes in environmental calcium: Chemistry Dept. (Dr. Bethel Seballos)-Oksana Creech, C'17; ‌
  • Spatial change and population dynamics of two long-term forest plots on the southern Cumberland Plateau: Biology Dept. (Dr. Jon Evans)-; Katie Kull, C'17 ‌
  • Sustainable agroforestry in Haiti: Biology Dept. (Dr. Deborah McGrath)-Geanina Fripp, C'16; Ben McKenzie, C'17Peter Davis, C'17
  • Timber inventory research: Forestry & Geology Dept./Domain Management (Dr. Ken Smith & Nate Wilson)-‌
  • University Wellness Center project development: Psychology Dept. (Dr. Nicole Noffsinger-Frazier)-Garrett Heatherly, C'16
  • Visualization and sonification of cellular automata: Mathematics & Computer Science Dept. (Dr. Stephen Carl)-Tyler Epps, C'16
  • Wastewater monitoring at the Sewanee Utility District water treatment facility: Chemistry Dept. (Dr. Emily White)-Lauren Newman, C'18
  • Zanmi Foto Project: Art & Art History Dept. (Dr. Pradip Malde), Haiti-Mansell Ambrose, C'18; Mary Margaret Johnson, C'17‌; ‌
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION (SEED) INTERNSHIP

Students intern for at least four weeks at a microfinance/finance institution as part of the SEED program, which also includes a summer study abroad program in Bangladesh and a week of intensive training in Sewanee in finance, accounting, and social entrepreneurship.  The program is directed by Economics Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin.

  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, United Arab Emirates-Oliver Nihan, C'16
  • Banco Popular, Puerto Rico-Gabriela Ruiz-Blake, C' 16
  • CreditEase, China-Oliver Nihan, C'16
  • Grameen Bank, Bangladesh-Liz Arza, C'17; Samuel Devenish, C'15; Robert Mullaney, C'16; Chrishna Srey, C'16
  • Nashville Entrepreneurship Center, Nashville, TN-Charles Leitner, C'16
ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends

  • Cantey Technology, Mount Pleasant, SC-Ryan Regal, C'17
  • Cassidy & Associates, Washington, DC-Paniz Rezaeerod, C'15
  • CreditEase, China
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers, Waring, TX-Tyler Calnan, C'17; ‌
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Colorado Adventure Program, Ward, CO-Frazier DeVaney, C'16; ‌
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Seguin, TX-Heather Crosby, C'16; Chris Riddleberger, C'16
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center & Camps, Port Aransas, TX-Mary Claire Craig, C'16Gabrielle Fignar, C'17
  • Equitable Property Development, Nashville, TN-Conley Street, C'16
  • Fridrich & Clark Realty, Nashville, TN-Will Downey, C'16
  • Hilb Group, Richmond, VA-Mark Flournoy, C'16
  • Land Trust for Tennessee, Nashville, TN-Laura Brock, C'16
  • Mercer Capital Management, Memphis, TN-Matt Tome, C'16
  • Mercy Heritage Center: Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Belmont, NC-‌
  • Mewbourne Oil Company, Tyler, TX-Nick Gideon, C'16
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, VA-Grace Gibson, C'17
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Boca Raton, FL-George Pratt, C'17
  • Nature Conservancy, Nashville, TN-‌
  • NewSouth Books, Montgomery, AL-Justin Smith, C'15
  • Sawyerville Day Camp, Greensboro, AL-Sarah Reeves, C'17
  • St. Matthew's Cathedral, Dallas, TX-Addie Tyler, C'18
  • Stephens Inc., Atlanta, GA-Virginia Boyd, C'16
  • World Affairs Council of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA-Paige Williams, C'17
ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories.  To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development. 

  • Cumberland Plateau Health Clinic, Beersheba Springs, TN-Ena Aguilar, C'17; Sady San, C'18
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier: DeLozier Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Nashville, TN-Litton Whitaker, C'16
  • Dr. Paul Erwin: Center for Public Health Policy & Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN-Reeda Shakir, C'17
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, CT-Abby Cole, C'16; Matson Conrad, C'16; Ariyan Cox, C'17; Daniel Gabriel, C'18; Olivia Glascoe, C'16; Mary Harvey, C'16; Desiree Kamerman, C'16; Amy Lee, C'16; Gray Lochbihler, C'16; Shelby Meckstroth, C'17; Emily Newton, C'17; Donald Okoye, C'16; Petra Richer, C'16; Hudson Robb, C'15; Alysse Schultheis, C'16; Alli Smith, C'16; Mary Gray Stolz, C'17; Yubi Ventura, C'16; Haley Wilbanks, C'17
  • Dr. Madison Michael: Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Memphis, TN-Camille Le Gardeur De Tilly, C'17
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience Program (V-SURE), Nashville, TN-Elizabeth Beilharz, C'16; Abigail Bray, C'16; Hayden Byrd, C'17; Veronica Gordillo-Herrejon, C'17; Mark McAlister, C'17
  • Yale-Pfizer Study / Dr. Linda Mayes & Dr. Karen Yu, New Haven, CT-Cortez Brown, C'16; Hallie Crosby, C'16

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Summer 2014

Complete list of all 2014 University-funded summer internships

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in art of art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BIEHL INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Awarded to students to do independent social science research in countries where the primary language is not English

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS

Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Doherty, Francis, Lawrence, Probasco, Smith, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds

  • Dallas Museum of Art (ACE), Dallas, TX-Abigail Holloway, C’15
  • State Courts Administrator: Information on Systems Services, Tallahassee, FL-‌
  • U.S. National Park Service: The Carl Sandburg Home, Flat Rock, NC-Sara Kachelman, C'17‌
  • Pepperdine University: Department of History and University Archives, Malibu, CA-‌‌
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES INTERNSHIPS

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Fitzsimons, Jessie Ball DuPont, Lankewicz, Mellon, Sommer-Speck, and Thomas Funds

  • Salamander behavioral ecology research: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Kristen Cecala), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Cave biodiversity: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Kirk Zigler), Sewanee, TN-Will Coleman, C’14
  • Data-gathering for carbon sequestration project on Haitian coffee farms: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Deb McGrath), Haiti-, , Scott Summers, C’16
  • Researching pharmaceuticals and personal care products in Sewanee's wastewater: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Emily White), Sewanee, TN-Veronica Gordillo-Herrejon, C’17
  • Land Trust for Tennessee (ACE), Nashville, TN-‌
  • Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration: University of California-Santa Barbara-Santa Barbara, CA-Nicki Hubbard, C’15
  • Hope Institute/Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation (ACE), Uganda-‌
  • St. Catherine's Island Ecology Program: Botany Survey, St. Catherine’s Island, GA-Elise Landreaux, C’15, ‌
  • Pay It Forward Permaculture and Agricultural Farm, Andover, NH-‌Eva Moss, C’15
  • Millipede genetics and diversity: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Kirk Zigler), Sewanee, TN-Vikash Naran, C’14
  • Salamander behavioral ecology research: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Kristen Cecala), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Plant ecological research on the Sewanee Domain: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Jon Evans), Sewanee, TN-Callie Oldfield, C'15Thomas Walters, C’15
  • Yale School of Forestry & Environmental & Conservation: Field Ecology Research Fellowship (ACE), New Haven, CT-Joanna Parkman, C’14
  • Raleigh City Farm: Urban Farming, Raleigh, NC-Katie Riddle, C’16
  • Lick Run Farm and Community Market: Urban Farming and Community Development (ACE), Roanoke, VA-Tarver Shimek, C’14
  • University Farm, Sewanee, TN-Alex Butler, C’16, ‌
FUND FOR INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING (FITL)

Students engaged in collaborative research with faculty in Sewanee during the summer with the following departments

  • Effects of adolescent methamphetamine and/or nicotine exposure on behavior, cognition, and dopamine transporter expression: Dept. of Psychology (Dr. Jessica Siegel), Sewanee, TN-Jordan Buck, C’15Alysse Schultheis, C’16
  • Canonization process for St. Thomas Cantilupe: Dept. of History (Dr. Sue Ridyard), Sewanee, TN-Lydia Cook, C’17
  • Effects of Russian Orthodoxy on contemporary Russia: Dept. of Russian (Dr. Elizabeth Skomp), Sewanee, TN-Sara Crawford, C’15
  • Pietism and Prussian State Building: Dept. of History (Dr. Kelly Whitmer), Gotha, Germany-Dave Dermon, C’16
  • AIDS and environmental policies in China: Dept. of Political Science (Dr. Scott Wilson), Sewanee, TN-Enze Gong, C’17
  • Maya Deren- Representations of women in surreal film: Depts. of Art & Art History (Dr. Jeff Thompson), Women's Studies, New York, NY-Meg Hall, C’15
  • Using photography to transform and strengthen communities: Dept. of Art & Art History (Dr. Pradip Malde), Cange, Haiti and Sewanee, TN-Brooke Irvine, C’16, Caroline Minchew, C’14, Chandler Sowden, C’14
  • Evaluation of models for assertiveness study in U.S. cultures: Dept. of Psychology (Dr. Al Bardi), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Educational exchanges in 18th-century Europe: Dept. of History (Dr. Kelly Whitmer), Gotha and Halle, Germany-Lauren Lyons, C’16
  • The effect of the Clean Water Act on U.S. outbound foreign direct investment: Dept. of Economics (Dr. Aaron Elrod), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Researching best practices in higher education advising: Dept. of Anthropology (Dr. Richard O’Connor), Sewanee, TN, Sewanee,TN-Michelle Howell, C’15
McGRIFF-BRUTON MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Collaborative research between students and Sewanee faculty from the Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Investigating the optimal racing line for an airplane: Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science (Dr. Catherine Cavagnaro), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Building wireless sensor networks: Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science (Dr. Stephen Carl ), Sewanee, TN-Peter McCarthy, C’17
  • Data Mining: Using prediction models to predict stock market return: Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science (Dr. Linda Lankewicz), Sewanee, TN-Tue Vo, C’16
RAOUL CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding for student internships in hydrology, forestry, geology, geoarchaeology, or watershed management

SCIENCE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Collaborative student-faculty science research projects are carried out through the generous support of the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Greene, Physics, and Yeatman Funds, as well as external grants to support on-campus research fellowships

  • Study of protein misfolding diseases: Dept of Biology (Dr. Elise Kikis), Sewanee, TN-Sheana Algama, C’15Jordan Grant, C'15
  • Investigation of caffeine and other contaminants in Sewanee wastewater: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Emily White), Sewanee, TN-Dannielle Hendon, C’17
  • Palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions for the synthesis of new solar dyes: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Rob Bachman), Sewanee, TN-Michelle Leidy, C’15, Sara Parks, C’16
  • Researching pharmaceuticals and personal care products in Sewanee's wastewater: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Emily White), Sewanee, TN-Leslie Leiva, C’17
  • HDAC3 and TGFβ involvement in breast cancer cell development: Dept of Biology (Dr. Alyssa Summers), Sewanee, TN-Sydney Philpott, C’15
  • Data-gathering for carbon sequestration project on Haitian coffee farms: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Deb McGrath), Sewanee, TN-Elizabeth Sega, C’15
  • Role of Hdac3 in regulating GIMAP expression in T-cells: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Alyssa Summers), Sewanee, TN-Andy Streiff, C’15
  • Water quality monitoring of Harrison Spring: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Emily White), Sewanee, TN-Tia Strickland, C’16
SERVICE & MINISTRY INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, thanks to funding from the A.S. Sullivan Foundation Scholarship, Goldsmith-Bread for the World, and the Summer Discernment Institute Funds.  Most students participate in two 4-day reflection retreats as part of their internship experience, through the Lilly Summer Discernment Institute.

  • Bread for the World (ACE), Washington, DC-Jenay Lightfoot, C'14
  • Hope Institute / Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation (ACE), Uganda-Anna Alikhani, C’14, Mary Stuart Smart, C’14
  • Thistle Farms, Nashville, TN-Elise Anderson, C’16, Alli Smith, C’16
  • St. Mary’s Convent, Sewanee, TN-Kayla Deep, C’15
  • The Lord’s Acre, Fairview, NC-Jason Grimes, C’14
  • The Episcopal School of Los Angeles (ACE), Los Angeles, CA-Jane Hannon, C’15
  • Urban Green Lab, Nashville, TN-Cate Hargrove, C'15
  • Magdalene Residential Program, Nashville, TN-Isabelle Harrison, C’15
  • Basic Needs (ACE), Bangladesh-Mary Ottley, C’15
  • Freedom’s Promise, Cambodia-Sarah Perrone, C’16
  • Camp Discover / Mountain T.O.P., Altamont, TN-Lindsay Selden, C’15
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church, Tallahassee, FL- William Stokes, C’16
  • Episcopal Diocese of Columbia, Columbia-Nora Vinas, C’17
TONYA PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS

Funding for the internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs

  • Tennessee Department of Children’s Services (ACE), Tullahoma, TN-Annie Blanks, C’15
  • Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives (ACE), Washington, DC-Sophie Bowen, C'16
  • Texas Water Journal: Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources (ACE), College Station, TX-Amy Buice, C’16
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky (Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove) (ACE), Frankfurt, KY-, John Googe, C’15
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office (ACE), Chattanooga, TN-Tristan Danley, C’15
  • U.S. Senator Ed Markey (MA), Washington, DC-‌
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina (Judge David Norton) (ACE), Charleston, SC-Sarah Flowers, C’15
  • Land Trust Alliance, Washington, DC-Connor Hoy, C’14
  • International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, Alexandria, VA-Davante Jennings, C’16
  • World Association of Newspapers & News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) (ACE), France-‌Katherine Keith, C’15
  • Hope Institute/Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation (ACE), Uganda-‌
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington, DC-Caitlin McCarthy, C’16
  • The 1 to 1 Movement: Sustainability, San Diego, CA-Sara McIntosh, C’15
  • Land Trust for Tennessee (ACE), Nashville, TN-‌‌
  • U.S. Representative Kurt Schrader (OR), Washington, DC-Larkin Parker, C’16
  • The Nature Conservancy of Alabama (ACE), Birmingham, AL-‌
  • Lincoln County (TN) General Sessions & Juvenile Court, Fayetteville, TN-Matthew Presley, C’15
  • Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (ACE), Washington, DC-Grace Priest, C’15
  • Center for Immigration Studies (ACE), Washington, DC-Malcolm Richards, C’15
  • World Wildlife Fund (ACE), Washington, DC-Abigail Rowlands, C’14
  • World Affairs Council of Atlanta (ACE), Atlanta, GA-H. Chris Song, C’17
  • Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations (ACE), Washington, DC-Parker Stoker, C’14
  • United Nations: Resident Coordinator, Indonesia-Sam Taussig, C’15
  • Maryland Office of the Public Defender (Brad Peabody, Esq.) (ACE), Baltimore, MD-Andrew Thorson, C’15
  • United Nations: Permanent Mission of Rwanda, New York, NY-‌
  • Somaly Mam Foundation, New York, NY-Lillie Belle Viebranz, C'15
  • U.S. Representative Bradley Byrne (AL), Washington, DC-Jane Wiley, C’15
  • Charleston County Courts (SC), Master in Equity (Judge Mikell Scarborough) (ACE), Charleston, SC-Hudson Worthy, C’16
ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends

  • FedBid, Inc., Vienna, VA-Conner Anderson, C’14
  • Daily Caller, Washington, DC-Ellie Barton, C’16
  • Institute for Humane Studies, Washington, DC-Frances Belk, C’15
  • Mewbourne Oil Company, Tyler, TX-Saer Brown, C’15
  • Sewanee Landscape Analysis Lab, Sewanee, TN-Ben Calder, C’14
  • Guarisco Gallery, Washington, DC-Elizabeth Cowgill, C’15
  • St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas, TX-Ricca Dickens, C’15, Christopher Murphree, C’16
  • World Justice Project, Washington, DC-Maggie Dunlap, C'14
  • LifePaths Research Program, Sewanee, TN-Alex Evans, C’16, Petra Richer, C’16
  • Mercy Heritage Center: Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Belmont, NC-Claire Forbes, C'15
  • Hope Institute / Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation, Uganda-Josie Glenn, C’15
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center & Camps, Corpus Christi, TX-Grace Gregory, C’16, Nikki Klug, C’15
  • Wiegand’s Victory Enterprises, Sewanee, TN-Ruth Guerra, C’16, Katherine McCown, C'17
  • Duke University TIP (Talent Identification Program), Durham, NC-Rachel Harris, C’14
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Boca Raton, FL-Sylar Holmes, C’16
  • Dunbar Gardens, Chatham, MA-Emma Horgan, C’16
  • Andy Roddick Foundation, Austin, TX-Nelson Jetmundsen, C’16
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Seguin, TX-Jamie Kirchen, C’15, Jack Murray, C’16
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, VA-‌
  • Tennessee Dept. of Children’s Services, Tullahoma, TN-Revel Lannom, C'14
  • Audubon Mississippi, Holly Springs, MS-Gabrielle Marion, C’16
  • Pfeiffer Insurance (AFLAC), Las Vegas, NV-Connor Martens, C’16
  • North Star Destination Strategies, Nashville, TN-Henry Mentz, C’15
  • Chicago Sunday Evening Club, Chicago, IL-Mary Morrison, C’15
  • U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Economic Development Association, Washington, DC-Josh Nichols, C’14
  • American Action Forum, Washington, DC-Margaret Petersen, C’14
  • Sawyerville Day Camp, Greensboro, AL-Sarah Reeves, C’17, Parker Turner, C’17
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers, Waring, TX-Christopher Riddleberger, C’15
  • BrightHouse, Atlanta, GA-Lee Schurlknight, C’14
  • U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN), Washington, DC-Carole Anne Spohn, C’14
  • Audubon Mississippi, Holly Springs, MS-Kristan Stockton, C’14
  • Indian Creek Timber, Nashville, TN-Kavanaugh Stokes, C’15
  • Hilb Group, Richmond, VA-Charles Warren, C’15
  • Cassidy & Associates, Washington, DC-Allie White, C’14
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman, CPA, Greenville, SC-Ashley Windrow, C’14
  • Clark Fork Coalition, Missoula, MT-Christopher Yeatman, C’15
  • Brennan & Wasden, LLP, Savannah, GA-Sam Yntema, C’16
  • Montana Community Development Corporation, Missoula, MT-Grey York, C’16
ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories.  To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development.

  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience Program (V-SURE), Nashville, TN-Elizabeth Beilharz, C’16, Abigail Bray, C’16
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, CT-Cortez Brown, C’16, James Carmichael, C’15, Aimee Chase, C’14, Jack Conrad, C’16, Hallie Crosby, C’16, Angelica DeFreitas, C’15, Simey Emerson, C’16, Olivia Glascoe, C’16, Christopher Horacek, C’16, Natalie Jones, C’14, Daxi Liang, C’15, Megan Mastey, C’16, Shelby Monahan, C’15, Colton Treadwell, C’16, Litton Whitaker, C’16
  • Dr. Paul Erwin: Center for Public Health Policy & Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN-Nathaniel Chapman, C’15
  • Ellen Hamilton, PT: Birmingham Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL-Elizabeth Eidson, C’17
  • Dr. Madison Michael: Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Memphis, TN-Emily Javadi, C’16
  • Cumberland Plateau Medical Clinics, Beersheba Springs and Winchester, TN-Eunbee Kim, C’15, Jacob Zalewski, C’16
  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC-Amy Lee, C’16
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier: DeLozier Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Nashville, TN-Mary Beth Oglesby, C’15

 

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Complete list of all 2013 University-funded summer internships

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BIEHL INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Awarded to students to do independent social science research in countries where the primary language is not English

  • El Salvador: U.S. Influence on Salvadoran Political Identity-Maggie Dunlap, C'14
  • Germany: Naturalization Processes and the Role of Language in German Citizenship among the Turkish German Population in Berlin-Rebecca Manseau, C'15
  • Kyrgyzstan: Historical Narratives and the Development of a Kyrgyz Historical Memory-Chane Corp, C'14
  • Russia: Gender Roles and Expectations for the Future of Young Russian Women-Kathleen Richter, C'15
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS

Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Doherty, Francis, Lawrence, Probasco, Smith, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES INTERNSHIPS

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Fitzsimons, Jessie Ball DuPont, Lankewicz, Mellon, Sommer-Speck, and Thomas Funds

  • American Bird Conservancy, The Plains, VA-Joshua Nichols, C'14
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (ACE), Brooklyn, NY-Shelly MacMillan, C'14
  • Campus Energy Conservation: Office of Sustainability, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN (5)-Jamie Kirchen, C'15, Nelson Mills, C'15, Laura Jean Murray, C'15, Chris Riddleberger, C'15, Kathryn Spencer, C'14
  • Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, Greenville, SC-Meg Armistead, C'14
  • China Youth Climate Action Network, China-Mengqi (April) Shi, C'14
  • Colca Pukaras Archaeological Project, Vanderbilt University, Peru-‌
  • Conservation Fisheries, Knoxville, TN-Will Noggle, C'14
  • Documentary of "Jasper Blue Hole" Underground Cave, Dept. of Environmental Studies, Jasper, TN-Jesse Bruen, C'14
  • Documenting the Cumberland Plateau’s Water Springs, Dept. of Environmental Studies, Sewanee, TN-Catherine (Cate) Hargrove, C'15
  • Environmental Services Inc., Jacksonville, FL-Drake Skinner, C'14
  • InfiniteEARTH: Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Project, Indonesia-Vincent Leray, C'13
  • Landscape Analysis Lab, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Lowcountry Open Land Trust, Charleston, SC-Robert Strange, C'13
  • Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Jackson, MS-Angela Evans, C'14
  • NOAA: Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Panama City, FL-Katherine (Katie) Wakefield, C'13
  • North Coast Cetacean Society / Scripps Institute of Oceanography: Whale Research, Canada-William (Will) Watson, C'13
  • Partners in Health: Zamni Agrikol, Haiti-Elizabeth Sega, C'15
  • Reforestation & Carbon Sequestration in Haiti, Dept. of Biology, Haiti-‌
  • Sea Turtle Conservation Program, St. Catherines Island, GA-Tarver Shimek, C'14
  • Upstate Forever Land Conservation, Greenville, SC-Seth Morris, C'13
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Dept. of Education Outreach, Knoxville, TN-Aimee Chase, C'14
  • Wetland Resources, LLC, New Orleans, LA-Jack Anjier, C'14
  • World Wildlife Fund (ACE), Washington, DC-‌Laura Hoffacker, C'14
FUND FOR INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING (FITL)

Students engaged in collaborative research with faculty in Sewanee during the summer with the following departments

  • Burial Practices of Minority Religions in the South, Dept. of Religion, Sewanee, TN-Sabra Harris, C'13
  • Center for Teaching Fund, "Finding Your Place" Place-based Course Research, Dept. of Classics, Sewanee, TN-Rebecca Clements, C'14
  • Contextual Stories of the Ft. Oglethorpe WWI Internment Camp, University Archives & Special Collections, Sewanee, TN-Tamas Kubik, C'13
  • Cultural Influences of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Dept. of English, Sewanee, TN-Ellen Doster, C'14
  • Eating Disorder Prevention Program for Women on Campus, Dept. of Psychology, Sewanee, TN-‌Margaret Faulk, C'14
  • Effect of U.S. Environmental Regulation on U.S. Multinational Companies, Dept. of Economics, Sewanee, TN-Thabo Mubukwanu, C'15
  • Exploring the Transcendent Gothic, Dept. of English, Sewanee, TN-Aaron Browning, C'14
  • "Filling Basic Needs": A Summer Book Project, Dept. of Philosophy, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Investigating the U.S.-Canada Price Gap, Dept. of Economics, Sewanee, TN-Doris (Dori) Wilson, C'16
  • Life Paths Research Program, Dept. of Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Anne Lindsay Selden, C'15
  • Masculinity in the Bible's Creation Story of Adam and Eve, Dept. of Religion, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Using Photography as a Development Tool, Dept. of Art , Sewanee, TN & Haiti-Brooke Irvine, C'16
  • U.S. National Park Service: The Carl Sandburg Home, Flat Rock, NC-Lauren Lyons, C'16
McGRIFF-BRUTON MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Collaborative research between students and Sewanee faculty from the Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science

RAOUL CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding for student internships in hydrology, forestry, geology, geoarchaeology, or watershed management

  • City of Atlanta Watershed Management, Atlanta, GA-John Myer, C'15
  • Nantahala National Forest (ACE), Murphy, NC-Kelsa Warner, C'15
  • University of Florida Forestry Extension Service, Tampa, FL-Paul Medling, C'14
  • Virginia Tech Hydrogeosciences Research Group, Blacksburg, VA-Ethan Burns, C'16‌
SCIENCE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Collaborative student-faculty science research projects are carried out through the generous support of the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Greene, Physics, and Yeatman Funds, as well as external grants to support on-campus research fellowships

  • Cave Obligate Biodiversity, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-Will Coleman, C'14
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism of Isoquinoline Alkaloids from Goldenseal, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR-‌
  • Expression of Huntingtin Protein in C. elegans Neurons, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-Y-Nhi Nguyen, C'15
  • Effects of Dams on Salamander Abundance &  Diversity, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Effects of Exurbanization on Bird Species of Sewanee, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-Geanina Fripp, C'16
  • Motional Dynamics of Peptides, Dept. of Chemistry, Sewanee, TN-David Dan, C'15
  • MJS atx-3 Effect on Heat Shock Response in C. elegans, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN (3)-Nakeirah Christi, C'15, , ‌
  • Partners in Health: Zamni Agrikol, Haiti-Linnea Carver, C'14
  • Role of HDAC3 in Thymocyte Development, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-Nicholas Klus, C'14
  • Sky & Telescope Magazine, Cambridge, MA-Sharazade (Shari) Balouchi, C'15
  • Water Quality Research in Sewanee, Sewanee, TN-Abigail (Abby) Bray, C'16
SERVICE & MINISTRY INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, thanks to funding from the A.S. Sullivan Foundation Scholarship, Goldsmith-Bread for the World, and the Summer Discernment Institute Funds. Most students participate in two 4-day reflection retreats as part of their internship experience, through the Lilly Summer Discernment Institute.

TONYA PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS

Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs

ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends

  • Birmingham Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL-A. Grant Goodson, C'15
  • Bishop Tharp Business & Technology Institute, Haiti (2)-Mary Michael Forrester, C'12, Michael Johnson, C'15
  • Brennan & Wasden, LLP , Savannah, GA (2)-Andrew Keenan, C'14, Warren Snead, C'14
  • BrightHouse, Atlanta, GA-Carter Pearson, C'13
  • Christie's Inc., New York, NY (2)-Elizabeth Gould, C'14, Charlotte Williams, C'14
  • Clark Fork Coalition, Missoula, MT-Fred Haar, C'13
  • Daily Caller, Washington, DC-Alexander Hill, C'16
  • Dallas Museum of Art: Arts & Letters Live, Dallas, TX (2)-‌, ‌
  • Dominion Management Group, Knoxville, TN-Thomas Lyles, C'14
  • Dualtone Music Group, Nashville, TN-Stephen Elliott, C'14
  • Duke University TIP (Talent Identification Program), Various U.S. Locations (2)-Lily McLemore, C'13, Thomas Sanders, C'13
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers, Warring, TX (2)-, ‌
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Seguin, TX (2)-, Travis Tindell, C'14
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center and Camps, Corpus Christi, TX (2)-Caitlin McCarthy, C'16Brelyn Yuratich, C'14
  • GIGTANK, Chattanooga, TN-Bentley Cook, C'11
  • inventiveHealth, Charlotte, NC-Marty Johnson, C'13
  • IRON Solutions, Brentwood, TN (2)-, Hannah Brown, C'14
  • Launch Collective, New York, NY-Devin Loftus, C'13
  • Maptote, New York, NY-Andrew Lyman, C'14
  • Mercer Capital Management, Memphis, TN-Stephen Hurst, C'14
  • Mercy Heritage Center: Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Belmont, NC-Sarah Bullard, C'15
  • Mewbourne Oil Company, Tyler , TX-Annabelle Thaddeus, C'14
  • Montana Community Development Corporation , Missoula, MT-Rachel Harris, C'14
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, VA-Hannah Beath, C'14
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Boca Raton, FL-Margaret Ellard, C'14
  • National Cathedral, Washington, DC-‌
  • Raymond James/Morgan Keegan, Nashville, TN-Jade Murphree, C'14
  • Second Harvest Food Bank, Nashville, TN-Ashton Stahl, C'13
  • Sellers, Skievaski, & Stevenson, LLP, Pensacola, FL-Caitlin-Jean Juricic, C'14
  • Standard Research Corp.: Tell-Tale Capital, Nashville, TN-Birpartap Singh, C'15
  • Tennessee Dept. of Economic & Community Development, Nashville, TN- J.D. Crabtree, C'13
  • Tennessee Titans, Nashville, TN-Slater Ottenritter, C'13
  • Tocqueville Asset Management, New York, NY-Nate Buhler, C'14
  • U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN), Washington, DC-Warren Snead, C'14
  • Vaquero Global Investments, San Antonio, TX-Hanna Miller, C'13
  • Walk2Campus Properties, Nashville, TN-Sam Murray, C'13
  • World Justice Project, Washington, DC-‌
  • YouthServe, Birmingham, AL-Samantha Bhate, C'14
ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories. To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development.

  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC-Sydney Philpott, C'15
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier : DeLozier Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Nashville, TN (2)-Elizabeth Black, C'13, Maria Sidrys, C'14
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT (15)-Ben Almassi, C'14, Channon Conner, C'14, Chris Daniell, C'14 Angelica De Freitas, C'15, Eleanor Ezell, C'13, Anna Carr Faurot, C'13, Natalie Jones, C'14, Elizabeth Lee, C'14, Daxi Liang, C'15, Stephanie Lussier, C'14, Willow Smith, C'14, Allison Stewart, C'13, Jaclyn Valadka, C'15, Marci Weber, C'13
  • Dr. Madison Michael: Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Memphis, TN-Eunbee Kim, C'15
  • Dr. Paul Erwin: Center for Public Health Policy & Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN-Elizabeth Sega, C'15
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience Program (V-SURE), Nashville, TN (2)-Hudson Robb, C'15, Luis Tinoco, C'15

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Summer 2012

Complete list of all 2012 University-funded summer internships

Arts Internships

Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

Biehl International Research Fellowships

A self-directed social science research fellowship conducted outside of the United States and other English speaking countries

  • "Indonesia: Language Attitudes,  Acquisition,  & Usage of Osob Ngalam"-‌
  • Japan: Integration in Japanese International Preschools-Olivia Goldsmith, C'13
  • Cuba: Urban Sustainable Agriculture in Havana-Michael Grantz, C'13
  • Honduras:  Youth Culture & Work Force Development through Sports-‌
Business and Economics Internships

Opportunities for business and economics experiences are available each summer through the generosity of the Wilson Fund, Smith Fund, Probasco Fund, Camp Fund, Bing Fund, and Bank of America

Career Exploration Internships

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds 

  • Blue Monarch Shelter, Monteagle, TN-‌
  • Dallas Museum of Art: Arts & Letters Live Program, Dallas, TX-Ashton Stahl, C'13
  • Episcopal Relief & Development, New York, NY-Andrea Grochowski, C'13
  • Felicity Street Redevelopment Project / Friends of the Vieux Carre Commission, New Orleans, LA-Kelly O'Mara, C'12
  • Harpeth Valley Animal Hospital, Nashville, TN-‌
  • The Renewal House, Nashville, TN-Hope Faulk, C'14
Environmental Studies Internships

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Fitzsimons, Lankewicz, Leroy, Mellon, Sommer-Speck, and Thomas Funds

Fund for InnovativeTeaching and Learning (FITL) Research Internship

Students engaged in collaborative work during the summer with the following faculty members in Sewanee

  • "Correspondences During the Early Women's Rights Movement,  Dept. of History", Sewanee, TN-Lacy Broemel, C'13
  • “Temporal Discounting as a Parenting Behavior,  Dept. of Psychology ", Sewanee, TN-Cameron Crawford, C'14
  • "Survey of 17th Century Spanish Culture,  Dept. of Spanish", Sewanee, TN-‌
  • "Effects of Methamphetamine Exposure on the Brain and Behavior of Mice,  Dept. of Psychology", Sewanee, TN-‌
  • "RateMyProfessor.Com: Impact of Physical Appearance on Performance Evaluations,  Dept. of Economics", Sewanee, TN-HuaJun (Stephen) Liu, C'14
  • "Bible Courses Research at Liberal Arts Schools,  Dept. of Religion", Sewanee, TN-‌‌
  • "University Archives & Special Collections,  Dept. of Information Technology Services", Sewanee, TN-Caroline Rogers, C'13
  • "Research on Efficacy of Payment for EcoSystem Services in Haiti,  Dept. of Environmental Studies", Sewanee, TN-Will Watson, C'13
Lilly Summer Discernment Institute Internships

The Lilly Summer Discernment Institute allows students to develop internships of vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, or within service and non-profit spheres.

  • St. Paul's and St. Peter's Episcopal Churches, Dekalb, IL-Joseph Butler, C'14
  • First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden, Ocoee, FL-Matthew Cappleman, C'14
  • Magdalene Community and Thistle Farms, Nashville, TN-‌
  • National Organization for Women , New York, NY-‌
  • Jones Valley Urban Farm, Birmingham, AL-‌‌
  • Blue Monarch Shelter, Monteagle, TN-Katherine Rogers, C'12
  • Franklin County Reentry Program, Winchester, TN-‌
McGriff-Bruton Math & Computer Science
  • "Mathematics in Baseball,  Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science", Sewanee, TN-Will Matson, C’12
  • "Data Collection and Visualization Using Arduino,  Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science", Sewanee, TN-Marcellin Nshimiyimana, C'13
Raoul Conservation Internships

Students work with faculty to investigate topics in hydrology, forestry, geology, geoarchaeology, and watershed management

  • Georgia State Parks, Stockbridge, GA-‌
  • Valles Caldera National Preserve, Jamez Springs, NM-John Mulloy, C’13
  • City of Austin's Watershed Protection Dept., Austin, TX-Murphy Sayre, C'12
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service, Hollywood, SC-Robert Strange, C'13
  • USDA Forest Service: Nantahala National Forest, Murphy, NC-Nathan Bowman, C'12
  • Cirque Resources LP, Golden, CO-Denton O'Neal, C'13
  • USDA Forest Service Timber and Watershed Lab, Parsons, WV-Julia Wood, C'13
Science Research Internships

Collaborative student-faculty science research projects are carried out primarily on the Sewanee campus through the generous support of the Beatty, Greene, Physics, and Yeatman Funds

  • "Analysis of a Calcium-Dependent Model of Pulmonary Fibrosis, Dept. of Biochemistry", Sewanee, TN-Samuel Dahlhauser, C'14, Scott Ward, C'13
  • "White Tail Deer Browse Patterns on the Cumberland  Plateau  Office of Sustainability", Sewanee, TN-Meg Armistead, C'14
  • "Optics and X-ray Lasers Research,  Colorado State University", Fort Collins, CO-Joel Stewart, C’13
  • KCI Technologies Inc., Brentwood, TN-Trey Talley, C'13
  • "Effects of Hdac3 on ERK Signaling During T-cell Development, Dept. of Biology", Sewanee, TN-Sarah Brown, C'14Nick Klus, C'14
  • "Plant Species Mapping of the Domain,  Landscape Analysis Lab", Sewanee, TN-Jeff Kirchberg, C'14
  • "Origin and Function of Confronting Cisternae,  Dept. of Biology", Sewanee, TN-Katherine Mustafa, C'14
  • "Functionalization of Biologically Active Compounds,  Dept. of Chemistry", Sewanee, TN-Justin Miller, C'14
  • "Cloning and Overexpression of the C-glycosyltransferase UrdGT2,  Dept. of Chemistry", Sewanee, TN-Marija Sidrys, C'14
  • "Detection of Artificial Sweeteners During Wastewater Treatment,   Dept. of Chemistry", Sewanee, TN-April Johnson, C'13
Tonya Public Affairs

Funding for internships in government and public affairs

  • "Charleston County Courts, Master in Equity, (Judge Mikell Scarborough)", Charleston, SC-Richard Armistead, C'13
  • Rabbis for Human Rights: North America, New York, NY-Katherine Barnes, C'12
  • "Maryland Office of the Public Defender (Brad Peabody, Esq.)", Baltimore, MD-Wolfgang Boehm, C'13
  • U.S. Representative Jim Cooper (TN), Washington, DC-‌
  • Land Trust for Tennessee, Nashville, TN-Will Coleman, C'14
  • "U.S. Congress, Committee of Financial Services", Washington, DC-Margaret Ellard, C'14
  • U.S. Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN), Washington, DC-‌
  • U.S. Senator Dan Coats (IN), Washington, DC-Julia Galliher, C'14
  • U.S. Representative Kay Granger (TX), Washington, DC-‌Michael Garrison, C'13
  • U.S. District Court (Judge David Norton), Charleston, SC-Matthew Hagler, C'13
  • U.S. Senator Bob Corker (TN), Washington, DC-‌Grant Hopkins, C'13
  • "South Carolina State Courts, Family Court (Judge J. McMahon)", Charleston, SC-Mary Catherine Horne, C'13
  • Tennessee Department of Children's Services (Coffee County), Tullahoma, TN-‌Ezmee Hutton, C'13
  • "Office of State's Attorney, Baltimore County", Towson, MD-Katherine (Kelsey) Koontz, C'14
  • INSFOP (Instituto de Formacion Permanente), Nicaragua-Emily Laycock, C'12
  • Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Nashville, TN-Eric Leibrandt, C'14
  • Tennessee Department of Children's Services (South Central Region), Tullahoma, TN-Matt Lightfoot, C'12
  • "Franklin County Government, Office of the Mayor", Winchester, TN-‌
  • Arkansas Supreme Court (Justice Robert Brown), Little Rock, AR-‌
  • International Rescue Committee, New York, NY-Zita Monori, C'14
  • North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund, Raleigh, NC-Seth Morris, C'13
  • "U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration", Washington, DC-‌
  • World Affairs Council of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA-Jaina Patel, C'14
  • Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, Washington, DC-Nicholas Platt, C'12
  • International Institute for Rural Reconstruction, New York, NY-Justin Riopelle, C'12
  • U.S. Representative Jim Cooper (TN), Washington, DC-‌‌
  • Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT-Robert Rosamond, C’13
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Chattanooga, TN-Matthew Smith, C'13
  • Nature Conservancy, Birmingham, AL-‌
  • "South Carolina State Courts, Family Court (Judge Jocelyn Cate)", Charleston, SC-Allen Thigpen, C'13
  • Be the Change: Kenya, Kenya-‌
  • "Tennessee Courts, 12th Judicial District, Drug Court", Winchester, TN-Heather Walsh, C’12
  • "Tennessee Courts, 12th Judicial District (Chancellor Jeff Stewart)", Winchester, TN-Megan Welton, C'12
  • Office of the Solicitor General of Athens-Clarke County, Athens, GA-Alexandra (Allie) White, C'14
  • United Nations: World Food Program (SEED), Cambodia-Andrew Carey, C'13
ACE (A Career Exploration) Internships

Internship opportunities, in any field, paid for by alu​mni, parents, or friends of the University

  • IvyWild Restaurant, Sewanee, TN- Hillary Dziminski, C’14
  • inVentiv Medical Management, Augusta, GA-Victoria Salekin, C’12
  • TriZetto Group (Finance), Littleton, CO-Alton Avery, C’13
  • Friends of South Cumberland, Monteagle, TN-Elizabeth Bonner, C’12
  • Duke University, Durham, NC-Andrew Bradshaw, C’12
  • Mustang Island Conference Center: Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, Corpus Christi, TX-Davison Brown, C'14
  • Tennessee Dept of Economic & Community Development, Nashville, TN-Michael Coogan, C’13
  • U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais, Washington, DC-Carter Craddock, C’13
  • Mewbourne Oil Company, Tyler, TX-Peter Crain, C’13
  • Felicity Street Redevelopment Program, New Orleans, LA-C. Tristan Danley, C’15
  • "Colvin,  John R.,  Attorney at Law", Winchester, TN-Taylor Degen, C’15
  • American Action Forum, Washington, DC-Philip Devereux-Demetriad, C'12
  • TriZetto Group (Human Resources), Littleton, CO-Katherine Dross, C’12, Molly Kennedy, C'13, Olivia Schubert, C'12
  • Southern Community Bank, Tullahoma, TN-J. Will Edwards, C'12
  • Friends of South Cumberland, Monteagle, TN-Layne Ezzell, C’12
  • Bishop Tharp Institute, Haiti-Mary Michael Forrester, C’12
  • Mountain Messenger Newspaper, Sewanee, TN-Mary Gray, C’12, Rebekah Hildebrandt, C’13
  • Guarisco Gallery, Washington, DC-Sara Guarisco, C’12
  • Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority: Episcopal Diocese of West Texas , Seguin, TX-M. Benjamin Haggerty, C’13
  • Angerholzer Team, Washington, DC-Alex Hess, C’13
  • University of Georgia, Athens, GA-Rhea Hyatt, C’12
  • Tennessee Titans, Nashville, TN-Alfonza Knight, C’12
  • "Stewart Perry Construction, Inc.", Birmingham, AL-Sam LaFalce, C’13
  • Cahaba Media Group, Birmingham, AL-Joel Langham, C’14
  • Dualtone Music Group, Nashville, TN-Meredith Lawrence, C'13
  • Montag & Caldwell, Atlanta, GA-Michael McInerney, C'13
  • TriZetto Group (Sales), Littleton, CO-Jay Morgan, C’12
  • Texas A&M, College Station, TX-Amy Nystrand, C’13
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Boca Raton, FL-D. Ross O'Connor, C’13
  • Trinity University, San Antonio, TX-Breckinridge Pappas, C’12
  • Promise Zone (Eau Claire), Columbia, SC-Joana Rebollo, C'14, Joanna  Parkman, C’14, M. Blair Williams, C’13
  • Friends of South Cumberland, Monteagle, TN-Caroline Reeves, C’12
  • BrightHouse, Atlanta, GA-Caroline Rogers, C'13
  • Trinity University, San Antonio, TX-Thomas Sanders, C’13
  • Tocqueville Asset Management, New York, NY-Darya Schiavetta, C'13
  • American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Washington, DC-Katherine Telford, C’15
  • Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority: Episcopal Diocese of West Texas , Seguin, TX-‌
  • Clark Fork Coalition, Missoula, MT-Charles (Charlie) Williams, C’12
  • Stratford Hall, Stratford, VA-Grace Williams, C’13
  • Mustang Island Conference Center: Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, Corpus Christi, TX-Brelyn Yuratich, C’14
  • Bread for the World, Media Relations Dept. (funded by Goldsmith-Bread for the World Fund), Washington, DC-Sarah Dickey, C'12
ACE Medical Internships

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories. To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development.

  • Yale University Child Study Center (Dr. Linda Mayes), New Haven, CT-Anna Alikhani, C’14, Shelby Bartlett, C’12, Mimi Boggs, C’14, Cortney Booth, C’12, Chris Daniell, C’14, Alexandra Diaz, C’12, Anna Carr Faurot, C’13, Katherine Freeman, C’12, Meg Gardner, C’13, Hali Gipson, C’13, M. Haley Shepherd, C’13, Caitlin Sneeden, C’13, Alex Soare, C’13, Taylor Stavely, C’13, Luca Koritsansky, C'12, Joyce Kuik, C'12
  • Vanderbilt Eye Institute (Dr. John Penn), Nashville, TN-Samuel Grenfell-Dexter, C'13
  • Harpeth Valley Animal Hospital (Dr. Todd Hurst), Nashville, TN-Samantha Hutton, C'13
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine: Pulmonary & Critical Care (Dr. D. Clark Files), Winston-Salem, NC-Stephanie Lussier, C'14
  • Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute (Dr. L. Madison Michael), Memphis, TN-Trevor Marquand, C'13
  • Center for Public Health Policy & Research, University of Tennessee (Dr. Paul Erwin), Knoxville, TN-Wilson Nealy, C'12
  • EyeCare Associates (Dr. John Walters), Madison, AL-Patrick Platzer, C'12
  • Delozier & Robbins Reconstructive Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery (Dr. Joseph DeLozier and Dr. Chad Robbins), Nashville, TN-G. Malcolm Taylor, C'13

Where did Sewanee students intern last summer?

Sewanee students carry out internships, fellowships, and research fellowships all over the U.S. and the world each summer. Many of them are funded by the University; those that received funding submit a final report that tells about their summer internship experience. Click the links below to read about what they accomplished and what they learned

Summer 2019

Complete list of all 2019 University-funded internships
 
ACE INTERNSHIPS
ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends; most listed below are paid by the sponsor
  • Camp Mac, Munford, AL, Abigail Frazier, C’22
  • Christian Siriano LLC, New York, NY, Sarah (Ginnie) Murphy, C’21
  • Cinq à Sept, New York, NY, Julia (Lili) Gregorie, C’20
  • Envision, Vienna, VA, Glenda Nhutwa, C’21
  • Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, Minghui (Olivia) Lu, C’20
  • Laffer Associates, Nashville, TN, Mate Szurop, C’21
  • Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE), Nashville, TN, Moe Pwint (Mandy) Tu, C’21
  • Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Sanibel, FL, Gillan Junglas, C’20
  • StudioNow, Nashville, TN, Isabelle Macdonald, C’20
  • Terracon Consultants Inc, Olathe, KS, Iyassu Kebede, C’22
  • The Patten Group, Chattanooga, TN, Danyang Lyu, C’20
  • Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, Denver, CO, Dorothy (Pate) Simmons, C’20
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Minju Lee, C’21

ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC Andrew Schauer, C’20
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier: DeLozier Reconstructive & Constructive Surgery, Nashville, TN, Jarrod Marable, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Asyjia Brown, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Tristan Carico, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Morgan Cuenod          
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Natalie Paige Griffin, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Matthew Hembree, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Tanner (Gil) Horner, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Emma Maclean, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Brandon Macon, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Nicholas (Nick) Manco, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Caroline Martin, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Hannah Peterson, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Caroline Sweetin, C’20
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT, Seriah Wyatt, C’21
  • Dr. Scott Elledge: ENT Associates of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, John Gaither, C’19
  • Dr. Scott Elledge: ENT Associates of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, Hayden Wiseman, C’20
  • Medical Health Humanities Institute, Memphis, TN, Henry Fields, C’21
  • Medical Health Humanities Institute, Sewanee, TN, Eric (Cole) Johnson, C’20
  • Medical Health Humanities Institute, Memphis, TN, Megan MacAulay, C’20
  • Medical Health Humanities Institute, Sewanee, TN, Kaitlyn Nunley, C’20
  • TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, Smyrna, TN, Harriet Schroer, C’20
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience (V-SURE), Nashville, TN, Edith Amason, C’21
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience (V-SURE), Nashville, TN, Mesgana Dagnachew, C’20
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience (V-SURE), Nashville, TN, Carl Failing, C’21
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience (V-SURE), Nashville, TN, Virginia Farley, C’20
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience (V-SURE), Nashville, TN, Emily Green, C’21

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

  • Biscayne National Park: Stiltsville Photography & Book Design, Miami, FL, Hallery Matson, C’20
  • Christie's Auction House, New York, NY, Elizabeth Ouzts, C’21
  • Erik Schmidt Studio, Germany, Sarah (Bailey) Stevens, C’21
  • Fremin Gallery, New York, NY, Cait Kaffl, C’20
  • Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN, Sofia Olenchek, C’20
  • Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX, Laura Briley, C’21

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS
Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degen, Doherty, Francis, Probasco, Scott, Smith, Waddell, Williams, and Wilson Funds

  • Ghana: Framing Gender Quotas, Ghana, Livia Karoui, C’20
  • Tunisia: Ethnohydrology of Potable Water in Rural Tunisia, Tunisia, Wilder McCoy, C’20
  • 9 to 5 Magazine, Charleston, SC,               Edward (Webster) Austin, C’21
  • American Songwriter Magazine, Nashville, TN, Elizabeth Chandler, C’20
  • Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO, Isabel Butler, C’20
  • BAG Innovation, Kigali, Rwanda, Olivier Mbabazi, C’22
  • Birth Center of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA, Meg Upperman, C’20
  • BMC Capital, Dallas, TX, Jackson Cook, C’21
  • Calvert Street Group*, Nashville, TN, Lee Sherwood, C’19
  • Caribbean Sustainable Fisheries, British Virgin Islands, Grayson Christopher, C’20
  • Charleston Mercury, Charleston, SC, James (Riley) Bean, C’19
  • Christian Siriano Holdings, New York, NY, Sarah (Ginnie) Murphy, C’21
  • Cinq a Sept Designer Clothing, New York, NY, Julia (Lili) Gregorie, C’20
  • CreditEase. Beijing, China, Michaelis Liu
  • CreditEase, Beijing, China, Huizhong (Martin) Tang, C’19
  • CreditEase, Beijing, China, Alicia Wikner, C’21
  • Dualtone Music Group, Nashville, TN, Hannah Garey, C’19
  • Equitable Property Company, Nashville, TN, Tommy Oliver, C’20
  • Gentleman Orthopedic Solutions, Memphis, TN, Cameron Acuff, C’20
  • green|spaces, Chattanooga, TN, Lourdes Hernandez, C’20
  • Guarisco Gallery, Washington, D.C., Anna Douglas Smith, C’20
  • Harbert Management Corporation*, Birmingham, AL, Robert (Davis) Shill, C’20
  • Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN, Viktoria Malik, C’19
  • JanMar Agency, Galveston, TX, Grace Sims, C’21
  • JLS Communications, Denver, CO, Charlsey Shirley, C’19
  • JumpCrew, Nashville, TN, Lucy O'Ferrall, C’20
  • Laffer Associates, Nashville, TN, Sam Jackson, C’20
  • Laffer Associates, Nashville, TN, Mate Szurop, C’21
  • MELT LLC, Atlanta, GA, Hayden Loeb, C’20
  • Melville House Publishing, Brooklyn, NY, Julia Harrison, C’20
  • Mercer Capital*, Memphis, TN, (James) Ash Midyett, C’20
  • Meredith Corporation, Birmingham, AL, Ella Lewis, C’22
  • MotionPoint*, Coconut Creek, FL, Robert (Aubrey) Davis , C’20
  • NaviHealth, Inc.*, Brentwood, TN, Elinor Czura, C’20
  • Nomadic Real Estate, Washington, D.C., Josephine (JoJo) Young, C’20
  • Patten Group*, Chattanooga, TN, Ethan (Levi) Higgins
  • Patten Group*, Chattanooga, TN, (Danyang) Miranda Lyu, C’20
  • Post Edison Computer Graphics, Budapest, Hungary, Szonja Szurop, C’22
  • PruittHealth, Norcross, GA, Julia MacKinnon, C’20
  • R. Couri Hay Creative Public Relations, New York, NY, Katherine (Lane) Barnes, C’20
  • Raymond James*, Boca Raton, FL, Zach Birkhead, C’20
  • Safe Step Walk-In Tubs, Nashville, TN, Warren Holland, C’20
  • Shadow Marketing Agency, New York, NY, Eliza Smith, C’20
  • Standard Research Corporation / N3L Capital Partners, Nashville, TN, Alex Trovillion, C’19
  • Standard Research Corporation / N3L Capital Partners, Nashville, TN, Sam Waugh, C’20
  • StudioNow, Nashville, TN, Isabelle Macdonald, C’20
  • StyleBlueprint, Nashville, TN, Abigail Shipps, C’20
  • The Advocate Magazine, Dallas, TX, Claire Crow, C’21
  • Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, Denver, CO, Dorothy (Pate) Simmons, C’20
  • Tibi Designer Clothing, New York, NY, Kate Driscoll, C’20
  • TractManager*, Chattanooga, TN, Lillie Hardy, C’22
  • Valmont Properties, New Orleans, LA, Jerold (David) Shetler, C’20
  • Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade, Hanoi, Vietnam Tu (Scarlett) Pham, C’22
  • Walrus Advertising, New York, NY, Chris McNulty, C’20
  • William Morris Endeavor*, Nashville, TN, Tori Hinshaw, C’19
  • Winter Water Factory, Brooklyn, NY, Kcenia Kloesel, C’21     

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd, Stephenson, and Sewanee Annual Funds

  • American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, VA, Kate Graham, C’20
  • American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, VA, Jose Hernandez, C’21
  • Baker & McKenzie LLP*, Miami, FL, David Johnson           
  • Breakthrough Collaborative Teacher Fellowship, Boston, MA, Dan Munoz, C’21
  • Centerstone Research Institute, Nashville, TN, Kyle Partain, C’20
  • Centerstone Research Institute, Nashville, TN, Sallie Rochelle, C’21
  • Channel to Channel Art Gallery, Nashville, TN, Abby Vogelsang, C’21
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, Sydney Leibfritz, C’20
  • Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program): Agnes Scott College*, Decatur, GA, Madison Covington, C’19
  • Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program): Agnes Scott College*, Decatur, GA, Rebecca Stalker               
  • Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program): Trinity University*, San Antonio, TX, Lillian Hammen, C’19
  • Duke University: Research Communications Office, Durham, NC, Vanessa Moss, C’20
  • Harpeth Valley Animal Hospital, Nashville, TN, Grayson Fletcher, C’21
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Minghui (Olivia) Lu, C’20
  • Mayo Clinic: Liver Transplant Surgery Dept., Jacksonville, FL, Jacob Piatt, C’21
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, VA, Brooke Belcher, C’21
  • Monticello*, Charlottesville, VA, William (Bolling) Izard, C’21
  • New England Equine Practice/Veterinary Cancer Center, Patterson/Norwalk, NY/CT, Christopher (Reynolds) Chin, C’20
  • Nguyen Van Cu Cadre Training School, Ha Long, Vietnam, Hoang Le, C’22
  • Partners in Parenting**, Richmond, VA, Caroline Martin, C’20
  • Partners in Parenting**, Richmond, VA, Kyle Partain       
  • Piedmont Rheumatology Consultants/ENT of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, Caroline (Mena) Kerrison, C’20
  • Rainbow Arc Photography Studio, Tokyo , Japan, Harry Zhou, C’20
  • South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston, SC, Hannah Tompkins, C’19
  • University of Texas: Psychology Dept., Austin, TX, Gracen Kelly, C’20
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, Kelsey Bell, C’20
  • Virginia Quarterly Review, Charlottesville, VA, Marinda Boechat, C’21
  • "Washington University: Mechanical Engineering & Material Science Dept.", St. Louis, MI, Minju Lee, C’21
  • West Gate Equestrian, Beecher, IL, Justin Neely, C'21

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships with a civic engagement focus is provided by the Canale Endowment for Civic Engagement Internships and the Fund for Civic Engagement

  • Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice, Mobile, AL, Maria Trejo, C’20
  • Alliance for Period Supplies, New Haven, CT, Kate Moffett, C’20
  • American Sexual Health Organization, Durham, NC, Olivia Whitcomb, C’20
  • Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP), Kampala, Uganda, Elizabeth (Callan)                Ghareeb, C’20
  • Cumberland Medical Clinic, Sewanee, TN, Ellie                Herron, C’20
  • East Africa Slave Trade Exhibition Centre, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Jack Griffith, C’20
  • East Africa Slave Trade Exhibition Centre, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Max Saltman, C’21
  • Globalbike: Bike Rental & Repair Program, Spartanburg, SC, Sarah Sutton, C’20
  • Hope Institute/Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation (FOCAGIFO), Kampala, Uganda, Alexa Dudley, C’20
  • Hope Institute/Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation (FOCAGIFO), Kampala, Uganda, Andrew   Hupp, C’20
  • lowernine.org, New Orleans, LA, Jacob Bruner, C’20
  • Maryland Dept. of Labor: Literacy, Adult, and Community Education System (LACES), Takoma Park, MD, Abby Straessle, C’20
  • Nashville International Center for Empowerment, Nashville, TN, Moe Pwint (Mandy) Tu, C’21
  • Nashville International Center for Empowerment, Nashville, TN, Lucy Wimmer, C’20
  • National Diaper Bank Network, New Haven, CT, Morgan Jennings, C’20
  • New Ashongman Community Hospital Accra, Ghana, Paige Greenberg, C’21
  • New Ashongman Community Hospital Accra, Ghana, Andrew Minor, C’20
  • Tennessee Justice Center, Nashville, TN, Lakeisha Phillips, C’22
  • The AIDS Support Organization (TASO), Kampala, Uganda, Lambeth Allen, C’20
  • The AIDS Support Organization (TASO), Kampala, Uganda, MaryGrace Bouldin, C’21
  • Thistle Farms, Nashville, TN, Quinn Needham, C’20

ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS
Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Lankewicz, Leroy, Moisio, Raoul, and Thomas Funds

  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, New York, NY, Lillian Eells, C’22
  • Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell, GA, Parker Hughes, C’22
  • ClearWater Environmental Consultants, Asheville, NC, Constance Ambler, C’20
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority*, Seguin, TX, Caroline Akin, C’20
  • Field School Scientific Training, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sophie Kandul, C’20
  • Field School Scientific Training, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Magdalene (Isabel) Smith, C’20
  • Field School Scientific Training, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Jenni Struthers, C’21
  • New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY, Rachel Alvarez, C’22
  • Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Sanibel Island , FL, Erika Lopez-Durel, C’20
  • Sustainable Newton, Covington, GA, Emma Jacobs, C’20
  • U.S. Forest Service: Nantahala National Forest, Murphy, NC, Jelks Cabaniss, C’20
  • U.S. Forest Service: Nantahala National Forest, Murphy, NC, Caroline Crews, C’21
  • University of Texas: Dept. of Geography & the Environment, Austin, TX, Emely Hernandez, C’19
  • USDA Forest Service: Southern Research Station, Athens , GA, Nathan Miller, C’20
  • USDA Forest Service: Southern Research Station, Athens , GA, Robert (Nash) Spencer, C’20
  • Williams College: Barn Island Coastal Resiliency Project, Mystic, CT, Lindsay Fox, C’20
  • Wrangell Mountain Center, McCarthy, AK, Ann Robinson, C’19

MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or social service organizations, thanks to funding from the Goldsmith-Bread for the World and the Summer Discernment Institute funds.

  • Bread for the World, Washington, D.C., Emily Stone, C’20
  • Bridge Refugee Services, Chattanooga, TN, Julia Castillo Gomez, C’19
  • Child Mind Institute, New York, NY, Eliza Griffin, C’20
  • Eden House Recovery Services, New Orleans, LA, Heidi Hayne, C’20
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers*, Waring, TX, Sidnee Everhart, C’21
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Colorado Adventure Program*, Duncan Park, CO, Kaitlin (Kate) Baker, C’22
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Colorado Adventure Program*, Ward, CO, Ethan Fisher, C’20
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center & Camps*, Corpus Christi, TX, Grace Hinrichs, C’21
  • Episcopal Relief & Development, New York, NY, Abbey Adams, C’20
  • Global Missionary Fellowship, Mokdong , South Korea, Juhoon Park, C’21
  • Good Samaritan Center, San Antonio, TX, Mary Katherine Prehn, C’19
  • Hutton Settlement Children's Home*, Spokane Valley, WA, Sarah Covington, C’20
  • Kellermann Foundation, Bwindi, Uganda, Annie Corley, C’20
  • Lookout Mountain Conservancy, Chattanooga, TN, Oz Sierra-Pliego, C’20
  • Oasis Center, Nashville, TN, Isabella (Izzy) Wood, C’20
  • Sparrow's Nest of Northwest Montana: Youth Homeless Shelter, Kalispell, MT, Darby Duval, C’20
  • St. Mary's Convent: Organic Prayer Project, Sewanee, TN, Madison Freedy, C’21
  • St. Mary's Convent: Organic Prayer Project, Sewanee, TN, Grace Gilbakian, C’21
  • Tennessee Disability Pathfinder, Nashville, TN, Anna Allen, C’21
  • Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., Olive Walters, C’19

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS
Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation

  • Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, Washington, D.C., Madison Howell, C’21
  • Charleston County Courts, Master in Equity (Judge M. Scarborough), Charleston, SC, Sarah Addy, C’20
  • Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D.C., Helena Kilburn, C’20
  • Franklin County Mayor's Office & Government**, Winchester, TN, Athena Wilkerson      
  • Land Trust for Tennessee, Nashville, TN, Joshua Alvarez, C’20
  • Maryland Office of the Public Defender: Brad Peabody, Baltimore, MD, Riley Wingerd, C’20
  • Nature Conservancy, Nashville, TN, Mary Frances Moquin, C’21
  • Nature Conservancy, Alabama, Birmingham, AL, McKenzie Cook, C’20
  • Peace Corps: Overseas Programming & Training Support , Washington, D.C., Mary Ellen (Nellie)                Fagan, C’20
  • Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Sanibel Island , FL, Gillan Junglas, C’20
  • Tarrant County Domestic Violence Diversion Program, Fort Worth, TX, Anne Cleveland, C’22
  • Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development, Nashville, TN, Malicat Chouyouti, C’20
  • Tennessee Dept. of Economic & Community Development, Nashville, TN, Kara Adams, C’21
  • Tennessee Justice Center, Nashville, TN, India Tisdale, C’21
  • Tennessee Supreme Court: Administrative Office of the Court, Nashville, TN, Marjan Ata, C’21
  • Tennessee Supreme Court: Administrative Office of the Courts, Nashville, TN, Olivia (Liv) Schlott, C’21
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Chattanooga, TN, Jillian Miller, C’20
  • U.S. Congress: House Committee on Oversight & Reform, Washington, D.C., Mary Mac Cowan, C’20
  • U.S. Department of Commerce: Economic Development Administration, Washington, D.C., Mable Blount, C’21
  • U.S. Department of Commerce: Economic Development Administration, Washington, D.C., Charlie Grimes, C’20
  • U.S. Department of Commerce: Economic Development Administration, Washington, D.C., Ben Vaeth, C’20
  • U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Washington, D.C., Rachel Graf, C’21
  • U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Washington, D.C., Danner Martin, C’21
  • U.S. District Court: Judge D. Norton, Charleston, SC, Teressa Colhoun, C’20
  • U.S. District Court: Judge G. Van Tatenhove, Frankfort, KY, Sophia Henderson, C’19
  • U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (Tennessee), Washington, D.C., Owen Dankworth, C’20
  • U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (Tennessee), Washington, D.C., Margaret Martin C’21
  • U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (Tennessee), Washington, D.C., Kathryn (Samantha) Sell, C’20
  • U.S. Representative Drew Ferguson (Georgia), Washington, D.C., Caroline Cole, C’20
  • U.S. Representative Joe Cunningham (South Carolina), Washington, Charleston, D.C., SC, Isabel Root, C’22
  • U.S. Representative Joe Wilson (South Carolina), Washington, D.C., Renee Dougherty, C’21
  • U.S. Representative Rick Allen (Georgia), Washington, D.C., Charles Hargrove, C’21
  • U.S. Representative Scott DesJarlais (Tennessee), Washington, D.C., Elizabeth Worthy, C’21
  • White House: Office of Management and Budget, Washington, D.C., Maren Czura, C’21
  • World Affairs Council of Atlanta, Atlanta , GA, Ben Shipp, C’22

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
Collaborative student-faculty research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Fitzsimons, Greene, Lankewicz, Leroy, McCrickard, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Posse Foundation, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Undergraduate Research, and Yeatman Funds.

  • Anglo-Latin poetry and the politics of Medieval England: Dr. Stephanie Batkie, Medieval Studies; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Bram Atkins, C’21
  • Art show design and gallery installation: Dr. Jessica Wohl, Art; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Julia Wren, C’20
  • Cave biodiversity of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Dr. Kirk Zigler, Biology; Chattanooga, Trumbore, Chattanooga, TN, Levi  Trumbore, C’20
  • Constrained and unconstrained optimization in economic analysis: Dr. Anne Duffee, Mathematics; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Wint Thu, C’19
  • Coronaviruses: Dr. Clint Smith, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Tori Beth Surratt, C’20
  • Coronaviruses: Dr. Clint Smith, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Natalie Wilson, C’22
  • Dramaturgical research in contemporary theatre: Professor Elyzabeth Wilder, Theatre Arts; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Barbara (Annie) Ramsey, C’21
  • Employee turnover implications for American environmental agencies: Dr. JoyAnna Hopper, Politics; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Kelsey Arbuckle, C’19
  • Employee turnover implications for American environmental agencies: Dr. JoyAnna Hopper, Politics; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Zosimo (Zo) Garcia, C’21
  • Extraordinary Optical Transmission (EOT) in bilayer films of vanadium dioxide and gold: Dr. Eugenii Donev, Physics & Astronomy; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Alaa Adel Abdelhamid, C’22
  • Genetic structure of Sassafras albidum: Dr. Jason Palagi, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Andrew Hanissian, C’20
  • Genetic structure of Sassafras albidum: Dr. Jason Palagi, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Cade Sterling, C’22
  • Genetic variation in the consequences of maternal stress: Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology; Sewanee, Tenneseee, Sewanee, TN, Angela Barbosa, C’22
  • Genetic variation in the consequences of maternal stress: Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, (Jonathan) Jlo Lopez, C’22
  • HDAC3 regulation of GIMAP genes in Jurkat cells: Dr. Alyssa Summers, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Miller Murray, C’20
  • Historical tapestry conservation: Professor Jennifer Matthews and Dr. Christopher McDonough, Theatre Arts; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Greer King, C’21
  • Memory, history, and story: Site-specific devised performance: Professor Jennifer Matthews, Theatre Arts; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, April Bragg, C’21
  • Memory, history, and story: Site-specific devised performance: Professor Jennifer Matthews, Theatre Arts; Sewanee, Tennessee/Czech Republic, Sewanee and Prague, USA, Czech Republic, Nathaniel Klein, C’22
  • Models of effective student activism: Dr. Clint Swift, Politics; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Kylee Richard, C’21
  • Plant conservation in Sewanee and eastern Tennessee: Dr. Jonathan Evans, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Lillian Fulgham, C’21
  • Plant conservation in Sewanee and eastern Tennessee: Dr. Jonathan Evans, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Angus Pritchard, C’22
  • Popular racism through art and culture in South Africa, United Kingdom, and U.S.: Dr. Roger Levine, History; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Richard Pryor, C’20
  • Sea urchin phototaxis: Dr. Christopher Shelley, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Marquis Schieber, C’20
  • Stigmas in mental health: Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Neuroscience; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Abby Rapuano, C’21
  • The Slavery Project: Dr. Woody Register, History; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Maddy Parks, C’19
  • The Slavery Project: Dr. Woody Register, History; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Colton Williams, C’21
  • The Slavery Project: Dr. Woody Register, The Slavery Project; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Klarke           Stricklen, C’22
  • Variation in the relationship between parenthood and well-being: Dr. Katie Nelson-Coffey, Psychology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Grace Zechman, C’20
  • Water pollution in China: Dr. Deb McGrath, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, George Burruss, C’22
  • Water pollution in China: Dr. Deb McGrath, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Wilder McCoy, C’20
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath & Dr. Scott Wilson, Politics, Biology; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, China Madeline (Maddy) Wilson, C’19
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath, Biology; Memphis, Tennessee, China, Youjin Sung, C’21
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath/Dr. Scott Wilson, Biology/Politics; China, Allen Doyle (SoT)              
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath/Dr. Scott Wilson, Biology/Politics; China, Yadi Huo               
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Deb McGrath/Dr. Scott Wilson, Biology/Politics; China, Youjin Sung, C’21
  • Water sampling and pollution politics in China: Dr. Scott Wilson, IGS; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Tristan Benedict, C’21
  • Whale research in British Columbia: Dr. Eric Keen, Biology; Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Canada, Katie Hall, C’19
  • Whale research in British Columbia: Dr. Eric Keen, EES; Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Canada, Meredith Sackett, C’19
  • Whale research in British Columbia: Dr. Eric Keen, EES; Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Hartley Bay, British Columbia, Canada, Julia Wren, C’20
  • Youth culture in the Ottoman Empire: Dr. Kelly Whitmer, History; Sewanee, Tennessee, Sewanee, TN, Charles (Will) Mathews, C’20

 

Summer 2018

Complete list of 2018 University-funded internships

ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends; most listed below are paid by the sponsor

ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS
Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degen, Doherty, Francis, Probasco, Scott, Smith, Waddell, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd, Stephenson, and Sewanee Annual Funds

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships with a civic engagement focus is provided by the Canale Endowment for Civic Engagement Internships and the Fund for Civic Engagement

ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS
Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Lankewicz, Leroy, Moisio, Raoul, and Thomas Funds

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to carry out social science research  outside of the United States that involves a challenging or broadening immersive experience (whether through language, culture, or environment).

  • Peru: Convergence of ethnomedicine and biomedicine in the Peruvian Amazon-Gil Horner, C'20
  • South Korea: Re-assimilating North Koreans-Emily Rowcliffe, C'20

MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS
Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or social service organizations, thanks to funding from the Goldsmith-Bread for the World and the Summer Discernment Institute funds.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS
Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation


RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
Collaborative student-faculty research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Fitzsimons, Greene, Lankewicz, Leroy, McCrickard, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Posse Foundation, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Undergraduate Research, and Yeatman Funds.

  • Adolescent substance use perception in Southern Appalachia; Dr. Katherine Cammack, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Ashley Krueger, C'18
  • Agroforesty in Haiti; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Connor Stack, C'20
  • Amphibian development in wastewater treatment wetlands habitats; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Emma Zeitler, C'20
  • Assessment of Zanmi Foto Project; Dr. Pradip Malde, Art, Sewanee, Tennessee-Lucy Wimmer, C'20
  • Cabaret Research; Jennifer Matthews, Theatre, Sewanee, Tennessee-Lydia Klaus, C'19
  • Comparing organic and industrial pollution in China and the US; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Caroline Wright, C'20
  • Corporate political contributions and stock returns; Dr. Serkan Karadas, Economics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Glenda Nhutwa, C'21
  • Dehydrogenative amide synthesis utilizing ruthenium catalysts via traditional and microwave techniques; Dr. Evan Joslin, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Sam Bourgeois, C'20; Gayle Manacsa, C'21
  • Developing wildlife surveys (amphibian, avian, mammal, bat acoustics) and plant/forestry inventory work.; Dr. Ken Smith, EES, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Cole Johnson, C'20; Eli Walker, C'19
  • Evaluating narrative in cases of transitional justice in the Balkans; Dr. Jessica Mecellem, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Alexa Fults, C'21
  • Examining option generation in decision-making in the context of sexual assault; Dr. Karen Yu, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Julie Castillo Gomez, C'19
  • Examining the socioeconomic impacts of hydropower dams in the US; Dr. Aaron Elrod, Economics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Wint Thu, C'19
  • Farmer-to-farmer workshops to share best agroecological practices and raise productivity in Haitian agroforests; Dr. Deborah McGrath, EES, Mirebalais, Haiti-Chris Hornsby, C'19
  • Human health/wellbeing study of food-borne environmental contaminants in St. Vincent & the Grenadines.; Dr. Russell Fielding, EES, St. Vincent & the Grenadines (9)-Komal Kunwar, C'19; Lauren Newman, C'18; Hannah-Marie Garcia, C'19; Niko Darby, C'18; Helena Kilburn, C'20; Isabel Kirby, C'19; Connor Peach, C'20; Suzanne Skinner, C'19; Haley Tucker, C'19
  • Inhibition of coronavirus replication through brequinar treatment; Dr. Clint Smith, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Roger Villatoro, C'19
  • Management plan for unwanted invasive plant species in Abbo’s Alley informed by GIS technology; Dr. Christopher Van de Ven, EES, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sidnee Everhart, C'21
  • Maternal stress during pregnancy and its effects on offspring social behavior; Dr. Katherine McGhee, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Anna Kate Foshee, C'19
  • Modelling hydrology of the Sewanee Utility District and the Howell Equestrian Center; Dr. Christopher Van de Ven, EES, Sewanee, Tennessee-Cal Oakley, C'19
  • Multimedia programming for use in computer science, music, and art; Dr. Greg Pond, Art, Art History, and Visual Studies, Sewanee, Tennessee-Charles Stehno, C'20
  • Nucleotidylation activity in coronaviruses; Dr. Clint Smith, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Ryan Mahan, C'19
  • On-farm research in Haiti; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Megan Wade, C'19
  • Payments for carbon sequestration and its benefits for Haitian households: survey of Zanmi Kafe farmers.; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Mirebalais, Haiti-Crystal Ngo, C'20
  • Reactivity and property studies of new potential anti-cancer metallopharmaceuticals; Dr. Robert Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Owen Zalesak, C'21
  • Role of Hdac3 in regulating GIMAP enhancers; Dr. Summers, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Miller Murray, C'20
  • Sewanee wetlands study; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Isabel Smith, C'20
  • Barriers to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Illness: Stigma in Southern Appalachia, Tennessee; Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Psychology, Neuroscience, Sewanee, Tennessee-Caroline Martin, C'20
  • Southern strategies: The South and the US in 1971; Dr. John Grammer, English, Sewanee, Tennessee-Will Rankin, C'19
  • Synthesis of new, more effective anti-cancer metallopharmaceuticals; Dr. Robert Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Kendall Wills, C'19
  • The effects of air pollution on protein folding in C. elegans; Dr. Elise A. Kikis, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Rhodes Hall, C'20
  • Using simultaneous visual and acoustic surveys to assess whale responses to shipping; Dr. Eric Keen, EES, Hartley Bay, Columbia, Canada (2)-Molly Mueller, C'18; Katie Hall, C'19
  • Violence against women in politics in East Africa; Dr. Paige Schneider, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sophie Clark, C'18
  • Water pollution and citizen participation in China; Dr. Scott Wilson and Dr. Greg Pond, Politics, Art, Wuxi, China-Jasmine Huang, C'21

Summer 2017

Complete list of all 2017 University-funded internships

ACE INTERNSHIPS
ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends; most listed below are paid by the sponsor

  • Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, Washington, D.C.-Virginia Rayder, C'19
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina-Erin Conway, C'18
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida-Christian Whittemore, C'17
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas (2)-Maria Baker, C'18; Mollie Rochelle, C'18
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia (2)-Arlis Astudillo, C'18; Suzy Chen, C'19
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers, Waring, Texas (2)-Ali Egan, C'18Jessah Lowry, C'17
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Seguin, Texas (2)-Bethany Hamson, C'18; William Sogegian, C'17
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center & Camps, Port Aransas, Texas (2)-Eleanore Cole, C'20; Hannah Keller, C'20
  • Equitable Property Company, LLC, Nashville, Tennessee-‌
  • Guarisco Gallery, Washington, D.C.-Gigi Ruppel, C'18
  • Mercer Capital Management, Memphis, Tennessee-Paige Klump, C'18
  • Monteagle Sunday School Assembly, Monteagle, Tennessee-Lexy Rouse, C'18
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia (2)-Kate Barlow, C'18Clementina Davila Tejeida, C'18
  • Open Door Shop, Charleston, South Carolina-Lane Barnes, C'20
  • Tennessee State Library & Archives, Nashville, Tennessee (2)-Anna Norman, C'18; Stephen Smith, C'17
  • TractManager, Chattanooga, Tennessee-Matt Clendenen, C'18
  • TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, Smyrna, Tennessee-Kurt DeLay, C'18
  • U. S. Representative Scott DesJarlais (Tennessee), Washington, D.C.-Peter Bartlett, C'18
  • Virginia Quarterly Review, Charlottesville, Virginia-Molly Elkins, C'18

ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS
Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degen, Doherty, Francis, Probasco, Scott, Smith, Waddell, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd, Stephenson, and Sewanee Annual Funds

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT INTERNSHIPS
Funding to pursue internships with a civic engagement focus is provided by the Canale Endowment for Civic Engagement Internships and the Fund for Civic Engagement

ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS
Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Lankewicz, Leroy, Moisio, Raoul, and Thomas Funds

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to carry out social science research  outside of the United States that involves a challenging or broadening immersive experience (whether through language, culture, or environment).

  • Cuba: Shifting commodity chains underlying the urban food market in Havana-Julian Cope, C'18
  • Cuba: Ecological management agricultural systems-Hadley Montgomery, C'18
  • Germany: Political, economic, and social integration of Turkish immigrants in Berlin-‌
  • Italy: The Christianization of the ruins of Rione Sant’Angelo in Pescheria from late antiquity to the early Middle Ages-‌
  • Peru: Water management methods in the campesina communities of Ocongate-‌

MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS
Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or social service organizations, thanks to funding from the Goldsmith-Bread for the World and the Summer Discernment Institute funds.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS
Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
Collaborative student-faculty research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Fitzsimons, Greene, Lankewicz, Leroy, McCrickard, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Posse Foundation, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Undergraduate Research, and Yeatman Funds.

  • Agroforestry in rural Haiti; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Chris Hornsby, C'19
  • Air quality and Huntington's disease; Dr. Elise Kikis, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Mesgana Dagnachew, C'20
  • Amine dehydrogenation using Ru(II) metal centers; Dr. Evan Joslin, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sam Bourgeois, C'20
  • Amphibian responses to tertiary water treatment wetlands; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Emma Zeitler, C'20
  • Ancient graffiti preservation in Pompeii; Dr. Jacqueline DiBiasie, Classics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Shiro Burnette, C'18
  • Avian biodiversity on farms in Haiti's central plateau, Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Cal Oakley, C'19
  • Behavioral and neurobiological effects of prescription opioids across the reproductive cycle of female rats; Dr. Katharine Cammack, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Amanda Watters, C'18
  • Cave biodiversity of Cumberland Plateau; Dr. Kirk Zigler, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Mary Beth Yancey, C'19; Lam Ngo, C'20
  • Chinese environmental law; Dr. Scott Wilson, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Christine Xu, C'18
  • Citizen participation in China's environmental governance; Dr. Scott Wilson, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee- Wint Thu, C'19
  • Coronavirus replication and mutation; Dr. Clint Smith, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Shaifer Jones, C'19Fletcher North, C'17
  • Creation of organometallic catalysts for amide synthesis; Dr. Evan Joslin, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Roland Ghareeb, C'19
  • Early and late bilingualism and visual attention; Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Margaret Landers, C'19
  • Effect of recent experience with predators on learning ability; Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Niko Darby, C'18
  • Effect of wetland-remediated wastewater on Gambusia affinis health; Dr. Brandon Moore, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Kelsie Schiavone, C'19
  • Effects of maternal stress during stages of pregnancy on offspring social behavior in mosquitofish; Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Kailey Bissell, C'18
  • Environmental stewardship project; Dr. Ken Smith, Forestry & Geology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Mary Hanna Giddens, C'18Molly Mueller, C'19
  • Estimating the effect of politician stock holdings, campaign contributions, and the Clean Air Act on Clean Water Act enforcement; Dr. Aaron Elrod, Economics, Sewanee, Tennessee-‌
  • Evaluating the politics of wastewater management in the American states; Dr. JoyAnna Hopper, Politics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Stephen Priest, C'20
  • Benefits to firms from campaign contributions to governors; Dr. Serkan Karadas, Economics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Lucille Conrad, C'19
  • Foreign death practices in 19th-century Egypt; Dr. Shana Minkin, International & Global Studies, Sewanee, Tennessee-Bret Windhauser, C'18
  • Investigating the effects of size and dimensionality on the VO2 phase transitions; Dr. Eugenii Donev, Physics, Sewanee, Tennessee-Ahsanul Kabir, C'19
  • Lab analysis on whale and dolphin tissue samples; Dr. Russell Fielding, Earth & Environmental Systems, San Diego, CA (2)-Hannah-Marie Garcia, C'19; Luke Stallings, C'18
  • Landscape Analysis Lab: LiDAR data modeling; Dr. Christopher Van de Ven, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sammie Meyer, C'17
  • Learning disabilities in postsecondary education; Dr. Jordan Troisi, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-James Jurgensen, C'18
  • MapReduce on small/larger computer system; Dr. Stephen Carl, Computer Science, Sewanee, Tennessee-Andy Kim, C'19
  • Perovskite liquid crystalline materials; Dr. Rob Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Phillip Berger, C'19
  • Phylogenic-based anatomical assessment of male crocodylian reproductive diversity; Dr. Brandon Moore, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Samuel Penland, C'20
  • Recreational ecology study of rock climbing in southern Appalachia; Dr. Russell Fielding, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Erika Lopez-Durel, C'20Connor Peach, C'20
  • Role of Hdac3 in regulating GIMAP enhancer; Dr. Alyssa Summers, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Marq Schieber, C'20Drew Szentesy, C'19
  • Sewanee constructed wetlands; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-‌
  • Sex differences in opiate addiction; Dr. Katherine Cammack, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee- Paul Sands, C'17
  • Synthesis of inorganic/organic conjugate dyes for solar harvesting; Dr. Rob Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, Tennessee-Brenna Bierman, C'20
  • Temperature impacts on interspecies aggression in terrestrial salamanders; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Ansley Murphy, C'19
  • Trait-based influences on emotional processing and decision-making; Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Psychology, Sewanee, Tennessee-Sophie Borne, C'18
  • Watershed research on the Domain's Split Creek; Dr. Karen Kuers, Forestry and Geology, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Keiki Howe, C'18Drew Philpott, C'18

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION (SEED) INTERNSHIPS                         
Students intern for at least four weeks at a microfinance/finance institution as part of the SEED program, which also includes a summer study abroad program in South Asia and a week of intensive training in Sewanee in microfinance, finance, or NGO management. The program is directed by Economics Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin.

  • Babson Center for Global Commerce, Sewanee, Tennessee-James Midyett, C'20
  • Banco Popular, San Juan, Puerto Rico-Trevor Loeb, C'18
  • Center for Urban & Regional Excellence (CURE), India (2)-Alyson Carr, C'17
  • CreditEase, China-Alex Ding, C'19
  • Folks at Home, Sewanee, Tennessee (2)-Thomas Burless, C'18; Elisabeth Haberstroh, C'18

Summer 2016

Complete list of all 2016 University-funded internships

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds 

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS

Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degen, Doherty, Francis, Probasco, Smith, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds

ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Raoul, and Thomas Funds

  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (ACE), Brooklyn, NY-Ryan MacDonald, C'18
  • City of Oak Ridge: Wastewater Treatment Plant, Oak Ridge, TN-Brody Roberts, C'17
  • Deer Valley Farm, Fayetteville, TN-‌
  • Dept. of Biological & Chemical Sciences: University of the West Indies, St. Vincent/Barbados-Grey Jones, C'17
  • Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources: Coastal Resources Division, Brunswick, GA-Mary Lou Hoffacker, C'17
  • Georgia-Alabama Land Trust, Piedmont, AL-Sam Seawell, C’17
  • Growing Hope Initiative, Big Pine Key, FL-Emily Heid, C'17
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Milford, CT-Gabrielle Fignar, C'17
  • New York Botanical Garden (ACE), Bronx, NY-Elsie Spencer, C'17
  • The University of the South, Inventory & forest management planning in the Sewanee demonstration forest / Dendrochronological assessment of stand history in Domain compartments; Dr. Scott Torreano & Dr. Ken Smith, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, TN-Hank Krebs, C'17
  • U.S. Forestry Service, Athens, GA-Elizabeth Tilly, C'18 
INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to do independent research in the social sciences in countries where the primary language is not English 

  • Japan: Declining marriage rates-‌
  • The Netherlands: Dutch trade and material culture in Delftware pottery-Austin Heerema, C’17
  • Dominican Republic: Exploring how HIV/AIDS organizations combat stigma and discrimination faced by Dominican men who have sex with men (MSM)-‌
  • Tunisia: The effects of religious violence on the Lag ba'Omer pilgrimage on Djerba-Eva Miller, C’17
  • St. Barthélemy: Waste management, freshwater production, and sustainability-Lillie Howell, C’16
MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, thanks to funding from the A.S. Sullivan Foundation Scholarship, Goldsmith-Bread for the World, and the Summer Discernment Institute Funds.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS

Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation

 RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Collaborative student-faculty research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the Beatty, Brewster, Coca-Cola Foundation,  Davis-Pinson, Fitzsimons, Greene, Kennedy, Lankewicz, Leroy, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Undergraduate Research, and Yeatman Funds.

  • "MySewanee" mobile phone app development; Dr. Lucia Dale, Computer Science, Sewanee, TN-Danny Evans, C'18Blaise Iradukunda, C'18
  • Abandoned homesite soils & flora; Dr. Ken Smith, Forestry, Sewanee, TN-Lily Tidwell, C’17
  • Agroforestry and socioeconomic research in Haiti's Central Plateau; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Peter Davis, C'17Duncan Pearce, C'17
  • Analysis of mercury levels in whale tissue samples: Dr. Russell Fielding, Earth & Environmental Systems, St. Vincent & Barbados-Hannah-Marie Garcia, C’19
  • Ant diversity in new coffee farms; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Scott Summers, C’16
  • Behavioral effects of temperature on salamander aggression; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Kailey Bissell, C'18
  • Building clusters of mini computers for low-cost parallel computation; Dr. Stephen Carl, Computer Science, Sewanee, TN-Daniel Molder, C'19
  • Cave biodiversity in the interior plateau of Tennessee; Dr. Kirk Zigler, Environmental Studies, Sewanee, TN-MaryBeth Yancey, C’17
  • Chinese environmental lawsuits; Dr. Scott Wilson, Politics, Sewanee, TN-Alex (Zixin) Ding, C’19
  • Dendroecology of Domain compartments; Dr. Scott Torreano, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, TN-Logan Stockton, C’17
  • Determining the gene regulatory role of HDAC3 in T-cell lineage marker expression; Dr. Alyssa Summers, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Andrew Korn, C'17Meredith Sackett, C'19
  • Effect of election cycles and politician stock holdings on enforcement of the Clean Water Act; Dr. Aaron Elrod, Economics, Sewanee, TN-Rachel Rodgers, C'17
  • Effect of past stressful experiences on social interactions and risk taking behavior; Dr. Katie McGhee, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Niko Darby, C'18
  • Effects of polyglutamine dependent proteotoxicity in Huntington's Disease; Dr. Elise Kikis, Biology, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Evaluating the effects of climate change on declines of a high-elevation, lungless salamander; Dr. Kristen Cecala, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Saunders Drukker, C’17; Philip Gould, C’16; Vanessa Moss, C’20
  • Fabrication and characterization of surface enhancement substrates for raman spectroscopy; Dr. Eugenii Donev, Physics, Sewanee, TN-Daniel Rosales, C'17
  • Function of targeted therapies in breast cancer; Dr. Alyssa Summers, Biology, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Geospatial analysis of real estate values and social welfare benefit distribution; Dr. Minh Tam Schlosky, Economics, Sewanee, TN-David Losson, C'18
  • Graffiti in ancient Herculaneum; Dr. Jacqueline DiBiasie Sammons, Classical Languages, Italy-Grace Gibson, C'17; Sarah Minnear, C'16
  • Hickory forest inventory and bee survey on St Catherine's Island ; Dr. Ken Smith, Forestry, Midway, GA-Wil Rainer, C'17
  • Investigation of a platinum-derivative of KP1019; Dr. Robert Bachman, Chemistry, Sewanee, TN-Katharine Barwick, C’16
  • Investigation of the efficacy of a peer-led bystander intervention program; Dr. Nicole Noffsinger-Frazier, Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Adreyauna Lewers, C'17
  • Island ecology: Forest inventory & bee inventory; Dr. Ken Smith, Forestry, St. Catherine's Island, GA-Jesse Keetle, C'17
  • Lidar analysis and hydrologic study of the University of the South through GIS mapping; Dr. Chris Van de Ven, Environmental Studies, San Francisco, CA-Wes Pearigen, C'17
  • Modeling carbon sequestration in a Haitian coffee agroecosystem; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Ben McKenzie, C’16
  • Monitoring water chemistry during constructed wetland establishment; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, & Dr. Scott Torreano, Earth & Environmental Systems, Sewanee, TN-Anna Williams, C’19
  • Natural product synthesis of Pochonin J; Dr. Rongson Pongdee, Chemistry, Sewanee, TN-Miranda Callahan, C'18Mellie Lammon, C'18
  • Projects in interactive and generative art; Greg Pond, Art, Sewanee, TN-‌Marianne Sanders, C'16
  • Republican feminists; Dr. Julie Berebitsky, Women & Gender Studies, Sewanee, TN-Maggie McDonald, C'16
  • Social psychology; Dr. Jordan D. Troisi, Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Julian Wright, C’17
  • Child and family wellness; Dr. John Coffey, Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Hannah Faulkner, C'19
  • Resolving enigmas on the lyre: Faith, doubt, and poetry; Dr. Kathryn Mills, French & French Studies, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Risk management analysis of financial derivatives; Dr. Serkan Karadas, Economics, Sewanee, TN-Baker Walls, C’17
  • Role of campaign contributions on firm performance; Dr. Serkan Karadas, Economics, Sewanee, TN-Courtney Saunders, C’17
  • Rural community-based participatory research; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology, Haiti-Chris Hornsby, C'19
  • Spatial genetic structure of a newly-identified bamboo species in Sewanee; Dr. Jon Evans, Biology, Sewanee, TN-Katie Kull, C'17Kimberly Williams, C’17
  • The impact of cognition on semantic processing; Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Psychology, Sewanee, TN-Cody Bartz, C'18
  • Tracing African American depictions of Jesus in popular culture; Dr. Eric Thurman, Religion, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Translation and paleography of the Bible's apocryphal books of Esdras; Dr. Matthew Irvin, Medieval Studies, Sewanee, TN-Flannery Peay, C'19
  • Translation of death certificates of French constituents in 19th Century Alexandria, Egypt; Dr. Shana Minkin, International & Global Studies, Sewanee, TN-Ella Dermon, C'17
  • Water chemistry research of the Sewanee Utility District watershed; Dr. Deborah McGrath, Biology & and Dr. Emily White, Chemistry, Sewanee, TN-Megan Hopson, C’17
  • Writing empire; Dr. Derek Ettensohn, English, Sewanee, TN-Christine (Anran) Xu, C’18
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION (SEED) INTERNSHIPS                                  

Students intern for at least four weeks at a microfinance/finance institution as part of the SEED program, which also includes a summer study abroad program in Bangladesh and a week of intensive training in Sewanee in finance, accounting, and social entrepreneurship. The program is directed by Economics Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin.

  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, United Arab Emirates-Rachel Rodgers, C’17
  • Grameen Bank, Bangladesh-Benjamin Harrison, C’17; David Johnson, C’19; Shiva Kumar, C’17
  • Mansfield Oil Company, Gainesville, GA-Caroline Owens, C’18
  • United Nations World Food Programme, Indonesia-Mac Bailey, C’17
ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends; most are paid by the sponsor

ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories.  To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development. 

  • Carter Center, Uganda-Amy Lee, C’16
  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC-Oksana Creech, C’17
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier: DeLozier Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Nashville, TN-Iris Harrison, C’17
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, CT-Anna Bradley, C’18; Helena Brooks, C’18; Madison Bunderson, C 18; Margie Carrasco, C’17; Daniel Gabriel, C’18; Anna Grishaw, C’16; Bradford Lepik, C’16; Cayla O’Hair, C’18; Zsanett Peter, C’18; Heather Pittman, C’18; Reeda Shakir, C’17; Melissa Zankman, C’18
  • Dr. Madison Michael: Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Memphis, TN-Amanda Watters, C’18
  • Dr. Paul Evans: The Evans Clinic, Huntingdon, TN-Emily Shriner, C’18; Kendall Wills, C’19
  • Dr. Scott Elledge: ENT Associates of Alabama, Birmingham, AL-Neal Bartl, C’16; John Peyton Bush, C’16
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience (V-SURE), Nashville, TN-Elizabeth Gill, C’18; Jackie Spangenberg, C’18
  • Volunteers in Medicine Clinic / Beersheba Medical Clinic, Winchester, TN; Beersheba Springs, TN-Rebecca Lobach, C’19

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Summer 2015

Complete list of all 2015 University-funded summer internships‌

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in art of art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS

Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Degan, Doherty, Francis, Lawrence, Probasco, Smith, Williams and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds

  • Carnegie Mellon University: Machine Learning Dept., Pittsburgh, PA-Tue Vo, C'16
  • Dallas Museum of Art (ACE), Dallas, TX-Lily Davenport, C'16
  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine (ACE), Winston-Salem, NC-Neal Bartl, C'16
  • Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Sarasota, FL-Bonnie Bailey, C'16
  • North Star Destination Strategies (ACE), Nashville, TN-Jordan Johnson, C'16
  • Smithsonian Institution: National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC-Jack Myer, C'15
  • UNC-Chapel Hill: Center of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention, Chapel Hill, NC-Liza Robinson, C'16
  • West Georgia Health System: Physical Therapy, LaGrange, GA-‌
ENVIRONMENTAL & CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Fitzsimons, Lankewicz, Leroy, Mellon, Raoul, Sommer-Speck, and Thomas Funds

INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Funded by the Biehl International Research Fellowship to enable Sewanee students to do independent research in the social sciences in countries where the primary language is not English

  • Czech Republic: The economic effects of returning church property to the Order of Saint Augustine’s control in Czech communities-‌
  • Germany: Diplomacy and the Republic of Letters in early modern Europe-Dave Dermon, C'16
  • Guatemala: Climate change and Guatemalan coffee culture-Jessie Hook, C'17
  • Haiti: Education and agricultural traditions-Brook Irvine, C'16
  • Vietnam: Political mobilization of civilians during the Vietnam War- Thuy (Jinni) Tran, C'17
MINISTRY & SERVICE INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, thanks to funding from the A.S. Sullivan Foundation Scholarship, Goldsmith-Bread for the World, and the Summer Discernment Institute Funds.  Most students participate in two reflection retreats as part of their internship experience, through the Lilly Summer Discernment Institute.

  •  A Step Ahead Foundation, Memphis, TN-Mary Allison Pritchard, C'18
  • El Refugio, Ecuador-Sandy Milien, C'17
  • Gemini Ink Literary Center, San Antonio, TX-Anne Adams, C'17
  • Hacienda Tranquila, Ecuador-Lindsey Liles, C'16‌
  • Hope Institute: Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation  (ACE), Uganda-Parker Goss, C'17; Rachel Schuman, C'15Emmy Walters, C'16
  • McDowell Farm School, Nauvoo, AL-‌
  • Mountain T.O.P. (ACE), Coalmont, TN-‌
  • St. Columba's Episcopal Church, Washington, DC-Christina Rutland, C'17
  • St. Mary's Episcopal Convent, Sewanee, TN-Maggie Koella, C'16; Lenna Rodrigues, C'17
  • Thistle Farms (ACE), Nashville , TN-Breyana Addison, C'17
  • YMCA Latino Achievers, Nashville, TN-Alex Macias, C'15
PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS

Funding for the internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs is funded by the Tonya Memorial Foundation

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Collaborative student-faculty science research projects are carried out through the generous funding by the American Chemical Society, Coca-Cola Foundation, Davis-Pinson, Fund for Innovative Teaching & Learning (FITL), Greene, John Templeton Foundation, Lankewicz, Leroy, McCrickard, McGriff-Bruton, Mellon, Pfizer, Physics, Sommer-Speck, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and Yeatman Funds.

  • "EDGE": Engaging Dialogue about Gender and Emotion: Psychology Dept. (Dr. Nicole Noffsinger-Frazier)-‌
  • 3D reconstruction of the alligator phallic sulcus: Biology Dept. (Dr. Brandon Moore)-David Spears, C'15
  • Algorithmic composition using neural networks: Mathematics & Computer Science Dept. (Dr. Stephen Carl)-Peter McCarthy, C'17
  • Assertiveness in minority populations: Psychology Dept. (Dr. Al Bardi)-Matt Karstens, C'15
  • Cave biodiversity: Biology Dept. (Dr. Kirk Zigler)-Bre Ayala, C'17
  • Design and development of novel antibacterial and/or anticancer compounds based on natural product scaffolds: Chemistry Dept. (Dr. Rongson Pongdee)-Sydney Jackson, C'16; Eli Lavender, C'17; Sarah Moats, C'17
  • Disruptive hormones and its effects on Gambusia fish testosterone: Biology (Dr. Brandon Moore)-Ashley Malpica, C'17
  • Dissidence, thought, & theology: Tat’iana Goricheva and Russian orthodoxy: Russian Dept. (Dr. Elizabeth Skomp)-EmaLeigh O'Neal, C'16
  • Ecology and human health in Haiti: Biology Dept. (Dr. Deborah McGrath)-Scott Summers, C'16
  • Econometrics approach to socioeconomic determinants of life expectancy and political relationship between Taiwan and mainland China: Economics Dept. (Dr. Tam Schlosky)-Tran Ly, C'17
  • Effect of federal procurement contracts on the performance of private firms: Economics Dept. (Dr. Serkan Karadas)-David Losson, C'18
  • Effects of climate change and human land use on terrestrial salamanders: Biology Dept. (Dr. Kristen Cecala)-Saunders Drukker, C'17; Philip Gould, C16; Ben McKenzie, C'17; Benjamin Sadler, C'17; Maddie Taylor, C'16
  • Efficacy of RSA and elliptic curve cryptography: Mathematics & Computer Science Dept. (Dr. Lucia Dale)-Maggie Koella, C'16
  • Endogenous product switching under environmental taxation: Economics Dept. (Dr. Marc St-Pierre and Dr. Aaron Elrod)-Erica Dai, C'16
  • Environmental impact of the Tennessee Williams Center: Theatre Dept. (Dr. Jennifer Matthews)-Madison Jones, C'18
  • Function of HDACs in breast cancer cell signaling: Biology Dept. (Dr. Alyssa Summers)-Sara Jayne Sutton, C'17Jacob Zalewski, C'16
  • GIS and environmental research in San Francisco, CA: Landscape Analysis Lab (Dr. Christopher Van de Ven)-‌
  • Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA-Taylor Morris, C'16
  • Life Paths Research Program: Psychology Dept. (Dr. Sherry Hamby)-Elise Anderson, C'16; Emily Christner, C'16; Jemima Senoga, C'16
  • Manhood at Sewanee: American Studies Dept. (Dr. Woody Register)-Tanner Potts, C'15
  • Measurements of the atmospheric temperature profiles in the Sewanee region: Physics Dept. (Dr. Randy Peterson)-Joel Stewart, C'16
  • Nutrient budgets between the terrestrial watershed and constructed wetland at the Sewanee Utility District: Biology Dept. (Dr. Deborah McGrath)-Hali Steinmann, C'15; Chris Yeatman, C'15
  • Pathology of pansteatitis in the gonads of South African tilapia: Biology Dept. (Dr. Thea Edwards)-‌Robert Corey, C'17
  • Practical education and the concept of creation in pre-modern Europe: History Dept. (Dr. Kelly Whitmer)-‌
  • Protein folding and stress responses in C. elegans: Biology Dept. (Dr. Elise Kikis)-Fridien Tchoukoua, C'17
  • Rebel's Rest Archaeology Project: Environmental Studies Dept. (Dr. Sarah Sherwood)-Eleanor Jurgensen, C'18
  • Response of fibrotic lung cells to changes in environmental calcium: Chemistry Dept. (Dr. Bethel Seballos)-Oksana Creech, C'17Cid Oculam, C'16
  • Spatial change and population dynamics of two long-term forest plots on the southern Cumberland Plateau: Biology Dept. (Dr. Jon Evans)-; Katie Kull, C'17 ‌
  • Sustainable agroforestry in Haiti: Biology Dept. (Dr. Deborah McGrath)-Geanina Fripp, C'16; Ben McKenzie, C'17Peter Davis, C'17
  • Timber inventory research: Forestry & Geology Dept./Domain Management (Dr. Ken Smith & Nate Wilson)-Duncan Connelly, C'16
  • University Wellness Center project development: Psychology Dept. (Dr. Nicole Noffsinger-Frazier)-Garrett Heatherly, C'16
  • Visualization and sonification of cellular automata: Mathematics & Computer Science Dept. (Dr. Stephen Carl)-Tyler Epps, C'16
  • Wastewater monitoring at the Sewanee Utility District water treatment facility: Chemistry Dept. (Dr. Emily White)-Lauren Newman, C'18
  • Zanmi Foto Project: Art & Art History Dept. (Dr. Pradip Malde), Haiti-Mansell Ambrose, C'18; Mary Margaret Johnson, C'17‌; ‌
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION (SEED) INTERNSHIP

Students intern for at least four weeks at a microfinance/finance institution as part of the SEED program, which also includes a summer study abroad program in Bangladesh and a week of intensive training in Sewanee in finance, accounting, and social entrepreneurship.  The program is directed by Economics Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin.

  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, United Arab Emirates-Oliver Nihan, C'16
  • Banco Popular, Puerto Rico-Gabriela Ruiz-Blake, C' 16
  • CreditEase, China-Oliver Nihan, C'16
  • Grameen Bank, Bangladesh-Liz Arza, C'17; Samuel Devenish, C'15; Robert Mullaney, C'16; Chrishna Srey, C'16
  • Nashville Entrepreneurship Center, Nashville, TN-Charles Leitner, C'16
ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends

  • Cantey Technology, Mount Pleasant, SC-Ryan Regal, C'17
  • Cassidy & Associates, Washington, DC-Paniz Rezaeerod, C'15
  • CreditEase, China
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers, Waring, TX-Tyler Calnan, C'17; ‌
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Colorado Adventure Program, Ward, CO-Frazier DeVaney, C'16; ‌
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Seguin, TX-Heather Crosby, C'16; Chris Riddleberger, C'16
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center & Camps, Port Aransas, TX-Mary Claire Craig, C'16Gabrielle Fignar, C'17
  • Equitable Property Development, Nashville, TN-Conley Street, C'16
  • Fridrich & Clark Realty, Nashville, TN-Will Downey, C'16
  • Hilb Group, Richmond, VA-Mark Flournoy, C'16
  • Land Trust for Tennessee, Nashville, TN-Laura Brock, C'16
  • Mercer Capital Management, Memphis, TN-Matt Tome, C'16
  • Mercy Heritage Center: Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Belmont, NC-‌
  • Mewbourne Oil Company, Tyler, TX-Nick Gideon, C'16
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, VA-Grace Gibson, C'17
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Boca Raton, FL-George Pratt, C'17
  • Nature Conservancy, Nashville, TN-‌
  • NewSouth Books, Montgomery, AL-Justin Smith, C'15
  • Sawyerville Day Camp, Greensboro, AL-Sarah Reeves, C'17
  • St. Matthew's Cathedral, Dallas, TX-Addie Tyler, C'18
  • Stephens Inc., Atlanta, GA-Virginia Boyd, C'16
  • World Affairs Council of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA-Paige Williams, C'17
ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories.  To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development. 

  • Cumberland Plateau Health Clinic, Beersheba Springs, TN-Ena Aguilar, C'17; Sady San, C'18
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier: DeLozier Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Nashville, TN-Litton Whitaker, C'16
  • Dr. Paul Erwin: Center for Public Health Policy & Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN-Reeda Shakir, C'17
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, CT-Abby Cole, C'16; Matson Conrad, C'16; Ariyan Cox, C'17; Daniel Gabriel, C'18; Olivia Glascoe, C'16; Mary Harvey, C'16; Desiree Kamerman, C'16; Amy Lee, C'16; Gray Lochbihler, C'16; Shelby Meckstroth, C'17; Emily Newton, C'17; Donald Okoye, C'16; Petra Richer, C'16; Hudson Robb, C'15; Alysse Schultheis, C'16; Alli Smith, C'16; Mary Gray Stolz, C'17; Yubi Ventura, C'16; Haley Wilbanks, C'17
  • Dr. Madison Michael: Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Memphis, TN-Camille Le Gardeur De Tilly, C'17
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience Program (V-SURE), Nashville, TN-Elizabeth Beilharz, C'16; Abigail Bray, C'16; Hayden Byrd, C'17; Veronica Gordillo-Herrejon, C'17; Mark McAlister, C'17
  • Yale-Pfizer Study / Dr. Linda Mayes & Dr. Karen Yu, New Haven, CT-Cortez Brown, C'16; Hallie Crosby, C'16

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Summer 2014

Complete list of all 2014 University-funded summer internships

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in art of art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

BIEHL INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Awarded to students to do independent social science research in countries where the primary language is not English

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS

Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Doherty, Francis, Lawrence, Probasco, Smith, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds

  • Dallas Museum of Art (ACE), Dallas, TX-Abigail Holloway, C’15
  • State Courts Administrator: Information on Systems Services, Tallahassee, FL-Quentin Jones, C’15
  • U.S. National Park Service: The Carl Sandburg Home, Flat Rock, NC-Sara Kachelman, C'17‌
  • Pepperdine University: Department of History and University Archives, Malibu, CA-‌‌
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES INTERNSHIPS

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Fitzsimons, Jessie Ball DuPont, Lankewicz, Mellon, Sommer-Speck, and Thomas Funds

  • Salamander behavioral ecology research: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Kristen Cecala), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Cave biodiversity: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Kirk Zigler), Sewanee, TN-Will Coleman, C’14
  • Data-gathering for carbon sequestration project on Haitian coffee farms: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Deb McGrath), Haiti-, , Scott Summers, C’16
  • Researching pharmaceuticals and personal care products in Sewanee's wastewater: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Emily White), Sewanee, TN-Veronica Gordillo-Herrejon, C’17
  • Land Trust for Tennessee (ACE), Nashville, TN-‌
  • Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration: University of California-Santa Barbara-Santa Barbara, CA-Nicki Hubbard, C’15
  • Hope Institute/Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation (ACE), Uganda-Shannon Jones, C’14
  • St. Catherine's Island Ecology Program: Botany Survey, St. Catherine’s Island, GA-Elise Landreaux, C’15, ‌
  • Pay It Forward Permaculture and Agricultural Farm, Andover, NH-‌Eva Moss, C’15
  • Millipede genetics and diversity: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Kirk Zigler), Sewanee, TN-Vikash Naran, C’14
  • Salamander behavioral ecology research: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Kristen Cecala), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Plant ecological research on the Sewanee Domain: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Jon Evans), Sewanee, TN-Callie Oldfield, C'15Thomas Walters, C’15
  • Yale School of Forestry & Environmental & Conservation: Field Ecology Research Fellowship (ACE), New Haven, CT-Joanna Parkman, C’14
  • Raleigh City Farm: Urban Farming, Raleigh, NC-Katie Riddle, C’16
  • Lick Run Farm and Community Market: Urban Farming and Community Development (ACE), Roanoke, VA-Tarver Shimek, C’14
  • University Farm, Sewanee, TN-Alex Butler, C’16, ‌
FUND FOR INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING (FITL)

Students engaged in collaborative research with faculty in Sewanee during the summer with the following departments

  • Effects of adolescent methamphetamine and/or nicotine exposure on behavior, cognition, and dopamine transporter expression: Dept. of Psychology (Dr. Jessica Siegel), Sewanee, TN-Jordan Buck, C’15Alysse Schultheis, C’16
  • Canonization process for St. Thomas Cantilupe: Dept. of History (Dr. Sue Ridyard), Sewanee, TN-Lydia Cook, C’17
  • Effects of Russian Orthodoxy on contemporary Russia: Dept. of Russian (Dr. Elizabeth Skomp), Sewanee, TN-Sara Crawford, C’15
  • Pietism and Prussian State Building: Dept. of History (Dr. Kelly Whitmer), Gotha, Germany-Dave Dermon, C’16
  • AIDS and environmental policies in China: Dept. of Political Science (Dr. Scott Wilson), Sewanee, TN-Enze Gong, C’17
  • Maya Deren- Representations of women in surreal film: Depts. of Art & Art History (Dr. Jeff Thompson), Women's Studies, New York, NY-Meg Hall, C’15
  • Using photography to transform and strengthen communities: Dept. of Art & Art History (Dr. Pradip Malde), Cange, Haiti and Sewanee, TN-Brooke Irvine, C’16, Caroline Minchew, C’14, Chandler Sowden, C’14
  • Evaluation of models for assertiveness study in U.S. cultures: Dept. of Psychology (Dr. Al Bardi), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Educational exchanges in 18th-century Europe: Dept. of History (Dr. Kelly Whitmer), Gotha and Halle, Germany-Lauren Lyons, C’16
  • The effect of the Clean Water Act on U.S. outbound foreign direct investment: Dept. of Economics (Dr. Aaron Elrod), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Researching best practices in higher education advising: Dept. of Anthropology (Dr. Richard O’Connor), Sewanee, TN, Sewanee,TN-Michelle Howell, C’15
McGRIFF-BRUTON MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Collaborative research between students and Sewanee faculty from the Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Investigating the optimal racing line for an airplane: Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science (Dr. Catherine Cavagnaro), Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Building wireless sensor networks: Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science (Dr. Stephen Carl ), Sewanee, TN-Peter McCarthy, C’17
  • Data Mining: Using prediction models to predict stock market return: Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science (Dr. Linda Lankewicz), Sewanee, TN-Tue Vo, C’16
RAOUL CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding for student internships in hydrology, forestry, geology, geoarchaeology, or watershed management

SCIENCE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Collaborative student-faculty science research projects are carried out through the generous support of the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Greene, Physics, and Yeatman Funds, as well as external grants to support on-campus research fellowships

  • Study of protein misfolding diseases: Dept of Biology (Dr. Elise Kikis), Sewanee, TN-Sheana Algama, C’15Jordan Grant, C'15
  • Investigation of caffeine and other contaminants in Sewanee wastewater: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Emily White), Sewanee, TN-Dannielle Hendon, C’17
  • Palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions for the synthesis of new solar dyes: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Rob Bachman), Sewanee, TN-Michelle Leidy, C’15, Sara Parks, C’16
  • Researching pharmaceuticals and personal care products in Sewanee's wastewater: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Emily White), Sewanee, TN-Leslie Leiva, C’17
  • HDAC3 and TGFβ involvement in breast cancer cell development: Dept of Biology (Dr. Alyssa Summers), Sewanee, TN-Sydney Philpott, C’15
  • Data-gathering for carbon sequestration project on Haitian coffee farms: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Deb McGrath), Sewanee, TN-Elizabeth Sega, C’15
  • Role of Hdac3 in regulating GIMAP expression in T-cells: Dept. of Biology (Dr. Alyssa Summers), Sewanee, TN-Andy Streiff, C’15
  • Water quality monitoring of Harrison Spring: Dept. of Chemistry (Dr. Emily White), Sewanee, TN-Tia Strickland, C’16
SERVICE & MINISTRY INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, thanks to funding from the A.S. Sullivan Foundation Scholarship, Goldsmith-Bread for the World, and the Summer Discernment Institute Funds.  Most students participate in two 4-day reflection retreats as part of their internship experience, through the Lilly Summer Discernment Institute.

  • Bread for the World (ACE), Washington, DC-Jenay Lightfoot, C'14
  • Hope Institute / Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation (ACE), Uganda-Anna Alikhani, C’14, Mary Stuart Smart, C’14
  • Thistle Farms, Nashville, TN-Elise Anderson, C’16, Alli Smith, C’16
  • St. Mary’s Convent, Sewanee, TN-Kayla Deep, C’15
  • The Lord’s Acre, Fairview, NC-Jason Grimes, C’14
  • The Episcopal School of Los Angeles (ACE), Los Angeles, CA-Jane Hannon, C’15
  • Urban Green Lab, Nashville, TN-Cate Hargrove, C'15
  • Magdalene Residential Program, Nashville, TN-Isabelle Harrison, C’15
  • Basic Needs (ACE), Bangladesh-Mary Ottley, C’15
  • Freedom’s Promise, Cambodia-Sarah Perrone, C’16
  • Camp Discover / Mountain T.O.P., Altamont, TN-Lindsay Selden, C’15
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church, Tallahassee, FL- William Stokes, C’16
  • Episcopal Diocese of Columbia, Columbia-Nora Vinas, C’17
TONYA PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS

Funding for the internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs

ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends

  • FedBid, Inc., Vienna, VA-Conner Anderson, C’14
  • Daily Caller, Washington, DC-Ellie Barton, C’16
  • Institute for Humane Studies, Washington, DC-Frances Belk, C’15
  • Mewbourne Oil Company, Tyler, TX-Saer Brown, C’15
  • Sewanee Landscape Analysis Lab, Sewanee, TN-Ben Calder, C’14
  • Guarisco Gallery, Washington, DC-Elizabeth Cowgill, C’15
  • St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas, TX-Ricca Dickens, C’15, Christopher Murphree, C’16
  • World Justice Project, Washington, DC-Maggie Dunlap, C'14
  • LifePaths Research Program, Sewanee, TN-Alex Evans, C’16, Petra Richer, C’16
  • Mercy Heritage Center: Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Belmont, NC-Claire Forbes, C'15
  • Hope Institute / Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation, Uganda-Josie Glenn, C’15
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center & Camps, Corpus Christi, TX-Grace Gregory, C’16, Nikki Klug, C’15
  • Wiegand’s Victory Enterprises, Sewanee, TN-Ruth Guerra, C’16, Katherine McCown, C'17
  • Duke University TIP (Talent Identification Program), Durham, NC-Rachel Harris, C’14
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Boca Raton, FL-Sylar Holmes, C’16
  • Dunbar Gardens, Chatham, MA-Emma Horgan, C’16
  • Andy Roddick Foundation, Austin, TX-Nelson Jetmundsen, C’16
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Seguin, TX-Jamie Kirchen, C’15, Jack Murray, C’16
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, VA-‌
  • Tennessee Dept. of Children’s Services, Tullahoma, TN-Revel Lannom, C'14
  • Audubon Mississippi, Holly Springs, MS-Gabrielle Marion, C’16
  • Pfeiffer Insurance (AFLAC), Las Vegas, NV-Connor Martens, C’16
  • North Star Destination Strategies, Nashville, TN-Henry Mentz, C’15
  • Chicago Sunday Evening Club, Chicago, IL-Mary Morrison, C’15
  • U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Economic Development Association, Washington, DC-Josh Nichols, C’14
  • American Action Forum, Washington, DC-Margaret Petersen, C’14
  • Sawyerville Day Camp, Greensboro, AL-Sarah Reeves, C’17, Parker Turner, C’17
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers, Waring, TX-Christopher Riddleberger, C’15
  • BrightHouse, Atlanta, GA-Lee Schurlknight, C’14
  • U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN), Washington, DC-Carole Anne Spohn, C’14
  • Audubon Mississippi, Holly Springs, MS-Kristan Stockton, C’14
  • Indian Creek Timber, Nashville, TN-Kavanaugh Stokes, C’15
  • Hilb Group, Richmond, VA-Charles Warren, C’15
  • Cassidy & Associates, Washington, DC-Allie White, C’14
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman, CPA, Greenville, SC-Ashley Windrow, C’14
  • Clark Fork Coalition, Missoula, MT-Christopher Yeatman, C’15
  • Brennan & Wasden, LLP, Savannah, GA-Sam Yntema, C’16
  • Montana Community Development Corporation, Missoula, MT-Grey York, C’16
ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories.  To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development.

  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience Program (V-SURE), Nashville, TN-Elizabeth Beilharz, C’16, Abigail Bray, C’16
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, CT-Cortez Brown, C’16, James Carmichael, C’15, Aimee Chase, C’14, Jack Conrad, C’16, Hallie Crosby, C’16, Angelica DeFreitas, C’15, Simey Emerson, C’16, Olivia Glascoe, C’16, Christopher Horacek, C’16, Natalie Jones, C’14, Daxi Liang, C’15, Megan Mastey, C’16, Shelby Monahan, C’15, Colton Treadwell, C’16, Litton Whitaker, C’16
  • Dr. Paul Erwin: Center for Public Health Policy & Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN-Nathaniel Chapman, C’15
  • Ellen Hamilton, PT: Birmingham Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL-Elizabeth Eidson, C’17
  • Dr. Madison Michael: Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Memphis, TN-Emily Javadi, C’16
  • Cumberland Plateau Medical Clinics, Beersheba Springs and Winchester, TN-Eunbee Kim, C’15, Jacob Zalewski, C’16
  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC-Amy Lee, C’16
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier: DeLozier Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Nashville, TN-Mary Beth Oglesby, C’15

 

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Summer 2013

Complete list of all 2013 University-funded summer internships

ART & ART HISTORY INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

  • Christie's Inc., New York, NY-Jane (Janie) Whitaker, C'14
  • Crookston Design (ACE), Nashville, TN-Channing Title-Fiske, C'14
  • Guarisco Gallery (ACE), Washington, DC-Grace West, C'14
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY-‌
  • Sike Style Designs, Kansas City, MO-‌
BIEHL INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Awarded to students to do independent social science research in countries where the primary language is not English

  • El Salvador: U.S. Influence on Salvadoran Political Identity-Maggie Dunlap, C'14
  • Germany: Naturalization Processes and the Role of Language in German Citizenship among the Turkish German Population in Berlin-Rebecca Manseau, C'15
  • Kyrgyzstan: Historical Narratives and the Development of a Kyrgyz Historical Memory-Chane Corp, C'14
  • Russia: Gender Roles and Expectations for the Future of Young Russian Women-Kathleen Richter, C'15
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS INTERNSHIPS

Funding is generously provided through the Bank of America, Bing, Camp, Doherty, Francis, Lawrence, Probasco, Smith, Williams, and Wilson Funds

CAREER EXPLORATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES INTERNSHIPS

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Fitzsimons, Jessie Ball DuPont, Lankewicz, Mellon, Sommer-Speck, and Thomas Funds

  • American Bird Conservancy, The Plains, VA-Joshua Nichols, C'14
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (ACE), Brooklyn, NY-Shelly MacMillan, C'14
  • Campus Energy Conservation: Office of Sustainability, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN (5)-Jamie Kirchen, C'15, Nelson Mills, C'15, Laura Jean Murray, C'15, Chris Riddleberger, C'15, Kathryn Spencer, C'14
  • Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, Greenville, SC-Meg Armistead, C'14
  • China Youth Climate Action Network, China-Mengqi (April) Shi, C'14
  • Colca Pukaras Archaeological Project, Vanderbilt University, Peru-‌
  • Conservation Fisheries, Knoxville, TN-Will Noggle, C'14
  • Documentary of "Jasper Blue Hole" Underground Cave, Dept. of Environmental Studies, Jasper, TN-Jesse Bruen, C'14
  • Documenting the Cumberland Plateau’s Water Springs, Dept. of Environmental Studies, Sewanee, TN-Catherine (Cate) Hargrove, C'15
  • Environmental Services Inc., Jacksonville, FL-Drake Skinner, C'14
  • InfiniteEARTH: Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Project, Indonesia-Vincent Leray, C'13
  • Landscape Analysis Lab, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Lowcountry Open Land Trust, Charleston, SC-Robert Strange, C'13
  • Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Jackson, MS-Angela Evans, C'14
  • NOAA: Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Panama City, FL-Katherine (Katie) Wakefield, C'13
  • North Coast Cetacean Society / Scripps Institute of Oceanography: Whale Research, Canada-William (Will) Watson, C'13
  • Partners in Health: Zamni Agrikol, Haiti-Elizabeth Sega, C'15
  • Reforestation & Carbon Sequestration in Haiti, Dept. of Biology, Haiti-‌
  • Sea Turtle Conservation Program, St. Catherines Island, GA-Tarver Shimek, C'14
  • Upstate Forever Land Conservation, Greenville, SC-Seth Morris, C'13
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Dept. of Education Outreach, Knoxville, TN-Aimee Chase, C'14
  • Wetland Resources, LLC, New Orleans, LA-Jack Anjier, C'14
  • World Wildlife Fund (ACE), Washington, DC-‌Laura Hoffacker, C'14
FUND FOR INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING (FITL)

Students engaged in collaborative research with faculty in Sewanee during the summer with the following departments

  • Burial Practices of Minority Religions in the South, Dept. of Religion, Sewanee, TN-Sabra Harris, C'13
  • Center for Teaching Fund, "Finding Your Place" Place-based Course Research, Dept. of Classics, Sewanee, TN-Rebecca Clements, C'14
  • Contextual Stories of the Ft. Oglethorpe WWI Internment Camp, University Archives & Special Collections, Sewanee, TN-Tamas Kubik, C'13
  • Cultural Influences of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Dept. of English, Sewanee, TN-Ellen Doster, C'14
  • Eating Disorder Prevention Program for Women on Campus, Dept. of Psychology, Sewanee, TN-‌Margaret Faulk, C'14
  • Effect of U.S. Environmental Regulation on U.S. Multinational Companies, Dept. of Economics, Sewanee, TN-Thabo Mubukwanu, C'15
  • Exploring the Transcendent Gothic, Dept. of English, Sewanee, TN-Aaron Browning, C'14
  • "Filling Basic Needs": A Summer Book Project, Dept. of Philosophy, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Investigating the U.S.-Canada Price Gap, Dept. of Economics, Sewanee, TN-Doris (Dori) Wilson, C'16
  • Life Paths Research Program, Dept. of Psychology, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Masculinity in the Bible's Creation Story of Adam and Eve, Dept. of Religion, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Using Photography as a Development Tool, Dept. of Art , Sewanee, TN & Haiti-Brooke Irvine, C'16
  • U.S. National Park Service: The Carl Sandburg Home, Flat Rock, NC-Lauren Lyons, C'16
McGRIFF-BRUTON MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Collaborative research between students and Sewanee faculty from the Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science

RAOUL CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS

Funding for student internships in hydrology, forestry, geology, geoarchaeology, or watershed management

  • City of Atlanta Watershed Management, Atlanta, GA-John Myer, C'15
  • Nantahala National Forest (ACE), Murphy, NC-Kelsa Warner, C'15
  • University of Florida Forestry Extension Service, Tampa, FL-Paul Medling, C'14
  • Virginia Tech Hydrogeosciences Research Group, Blacksburg, VA-Ethan Burns, C'16‌
SCIENCE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Collaborative student-faculty science research projects are carried out through the generous support of the Beatty, Davis-Pinson, Greene, Physics, and Yeatman Funds, as well as external grants to support on-campus research fellowships

  • Cave Obligate Biodiversity, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-Will Coleman, C'14
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism of Isoquinoline Alkaloids from Goldenseal, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR-‌
  • Expression of Huntingtin Protein in C. elegans Neurons, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-Y-Nhi Nguyen, C'15
  • Effects of Dams on Salamander Abundance &  Diversity, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-‌
  • Effects of Exurbanization on Bird Species of Sewanee, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-Geanina Fripp, C'16
  • Motional Dynamics of Peptides, Dept. of Chemistry, Sewanee, TN-David Dan, C'15
  • MJS atx-3 Effect on Heat Shock Response in C. elegans, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN (3)-Nakeirah Christi, C'15, , ‌
  • Partners in Health: Zamni Agrikol, Haiti-Linnea Carver, C'14
  • Role of HDAC3 in Thymocyte Development, Dept. of Biology, Sewanee, TN-Nicholas Klus, C'14
  • Sky & Telescope Magazine, Cambridge, MA-Sharazade (Shari) Balouchi, C'15
  • Water Quality Research in Sewanee, Sewanee, TN-Abigail (Abby) Bray, C'16
SERVICE & MINISTRY INTERNSHIPS

Students carry out internships in either service or non-profit spheres, and in vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, thanks to funding from the A.S. Sullivan Foundation Scholarship, Goldsmith-Bread for the World, and the Summer Discernment Institute Funds. Most students participate in two 4-day reflection retreats as part of their internship experience, through the Lilly Summer Discernment Institute.

TONYA PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIPS

Funding for internships in one of the three branches of government or in public affairs

ACE INTERNSHIPS

ACE (A Career Exploration) internships are sponsored by alumni, parents, and friends

  • Birmingham Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL-A. Grant Goodson, C'15
  • Bishop Tharp Business & Technology Institute, Haiti (2)-Mary Michael Forrester, C'12, Michael Johnson, C'15
  • Brennan & Wasden, LLP , Savannah, GA (2)-Andrew Keenan, C'14, Warren Snead, C'14
  • BrightHouse, Atlanta, GA-Carter Pearson, C'13
  • Christie's Inc., New York, NY (2)-Elizabeth Gould, C'14, Charlotte Williams, C'14
  • Clark Fork Coalition, Missoula, MT-Fred Haar, C'13
  • Daily Caller, Washington, DC-Alexander Hill, C'16
  • Dallas Museum of Art: Arts & Letters Live, Dallas, TX (2)-‌, ‌
  • Dominion Management Group, Knoxville, TN-Thomas Lyles, C'14
  • Dualtone Music Group, Nashville, TN-Stephen Elliott, C'14
  • Duke University TIP (Talent Identification Program), Various U.S. Locations (2)-Lily McLemore, C'13, Thomas Sanders, C'13
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Camp Capers, Warring, TX (2)-, ‌
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Seguin, TX (2)-Abigail Nebb, C'14Travis Tindell, C'14
  • Episcopal Diocese of West Texas: Mustang Island Conference Center and Camps, Corpus Christi, TX (2)-Caitlin McCarthy, C'16Brelyn Yuratich, C'14
  • GIGTANK, Chattanooga, TN-Bentley Cook, C'11
  • inventiveHealth, Charlotte, NC-Marty Johnson, C'13
  • IRON Solutions, Brentwood, TN (2)-, Hannah Brown, C'14
  • Launch Collective, New York, NY-Devin Loftus, C'13
  • Maptote, New York, NY-Andrew Lyman, C'14
  • Mercer Capital Management, Memphis, TN-Stephen Hurst, C'14
  • Mercy Heritage Center: Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Belmont, NC-Sarah Bullard, C'15
  • Mewbourne Oil Company, Tyler , TX-Annabelle Thaddeus, C'14
  • Montana Community Development Corporation , Missoula, MT-Rachel Harris, C'14
  • Monticello, Charlottesville, VA-Hannah Beath, C'14
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Boca Raton, FL-Margaret Ellard, C'14
  • National Cathedral, Washington, DC-‌
  • Raymond James/Morgan Keegan, Nashville, TN-Jade Murphree, C'14
  • Second Harvest Food Bank, Nashville, TN-Ashton Stahl, C'13
  • Sellers, Skievaski, & Stevenson, LLP, Pensacola, FL-Caitlin-Jean Juricic, C'14
  • Standard Research Corp.: Tell-Tale Capital, Nashville, TN-Birpartap Singh, C'15
  • Tennessee Dept. of Economic & Community Development, Nashville, TN- J.D. Crabtree, C'13
  • Tennessee Titans, Nashville, TN-Slater Ottenritter, C'13
  • Tocqueville Asset Management, New York, NY-Nate Buhler, C'14
  • U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN), Washington, DC-Warren Snead, C'14
  • Vaquero Global Investments, San Antonio, TX-Hanna Miller, C'13
  • Walk2Campus Properties, Nashville, TN-Sam Murray, C'13
  • World Justice Project, Washington, DC-Adele Ewan, C'14
  • YouthServe, Birmingham, AL-Samantha Bhate, C'14
ACE MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories. To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development.

  • Dr. Clark Files: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC-Sydney Philpott, C'15
  • Dr. Joe DeLozier : DeLozier Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery, Nashville, TN (2)-Elizabeth Black, C'13, Maria Sidrys, C'14
  • Dr. Linda Mayes: Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT (15)-Ben Almassi, C'14, Channon Conner, C'14, Chris Daniell, C'14 Angelica De Freitas, C'15, Eleanor Ezell, C'13, Anna Carr Faurot, C'13, Natalie Jones, C'14, Elizabeth Lee, C'14, Daxi Liang, C'15, Stephanie Lussier, C'14, Willow Smith, C'14, Allison Stewart, C'13, Jaclyn Valadka, C'15, Marci Weber, C'13
  • Dr. Madison Michael: Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Memphis, TN-Eunbee Kim, C'15
  • Dr. Paul Erwin: Center for Public Health Policy & Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN-Elizabeth Sega, C'15
  • Vanderbilt-Sewanee Undergraduate Research Experience Program (V-SURE), Nashville, TN (2)-Hudson Robb, C'15, Luis Tinoco, C'15

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Summer 2012

Complete list of all 2012 University-funded summer internships

Arts Internships

Funding to pursue internships in art or art history is provided by the Patrick-Smith and Powell Funds

  • Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC-‌
  • Dolma Jewelry, Atlanta, GA-Sarah Peacock, C'13
  • Comfort the Children International, Kenya-‌
Biehl International Research Fellowships

A self-directed social science research fellowship conducted outside of the United States and other English speaking countries

  • "Indonesia: Language Attitudes,  Acquisition,  & Usage of Osob Ngalam"-‌
  • Japan: Integration in Japanese International Preschools-Olivia Goldsmith, C'13
  • Cuba: Urban Sustainable Agriculture in Havana-Michael Grantz, C'13
  • Honduras:  Youth Culture & Work Force Development through Sports-‌
Business and Economics Internships

Opportunities for business and economics experiences are available each summer through the generosity of the Wilson Fund, Smith Fund, Probasco Fund, Camp Fund, Bing Fund, and Bank of America

Career Exploration Internships

Funding to pursue internships in any field is provided by the Boyd and Stephenson Funds 

  • Blue Monarch Shelter, Monteagle, TN-‌
  • Dallas Museum of Art: Arts & Letters Live Program, Dallas, TX-Ashton Stahl, C'13
  • Episcopal Relief & Development, New York, NY-Andrea Grochowski, C'13
  • Felicity Street Redevelopment Project / Friends of the Vieux Carre Commission, New Orleans, LA-Kelly O'Mara, C'12
  • Harpeth Valley Animal Hospital, Nashville, TN-‌
  • The Renewal House, Nashville, TN-Hope Faulk, C'14
Environmental Studies Internships

Support for research or work in Sewanee or beyond is generously provided by the Brewster, Fitzsimons, Lankewicz, Leroy, Mellon, Sommer-Speck, and Thomas Funds

Fund for InnovativeTeaching and Learning (FITL) Research Internship

Students engaged in collaborative work during the summer with the following faculty members in Sewanee

  • "Correspondences During the Early Women's Rights Movement,  Dept. of History", Sewanee, TN-Lacy Broemel, C'13
  • “Temporal Discounting as a Parenting Behavior,  Dept. of Psychology ", Sewanee, TN-Cameron Crawford, C'14
  • "Survey of 17th Century Spanish Culture,  Dept. of Spanish", Sewanee, TN-‌
  • "Effects of Methamphetamine Exposure on the Brain and Behavior of Mice,  Dept. of Psychology", Sewanee, TN-‌
  • "RateMyProfessor.Com: Impact of Physical Appearance on Performance Evaluations,  Dept. of Economics", Sewanee, TN-HuaJun (Stephen) Liu, C'14
  • "Bible Courses Research at Liberal Arts Schools,  Dept. of Religion", Sewanee, TN-‌‌
  • "University Archives & Special Collections,  Dept. of Information Technology Services", Sewanee, TN-Caroline Rogers, C'13
  • "Research on Efficacy of Payment for EcoSystem Services in Haiti,  Dept. of Environmental Studies", Sewanee, TN-Will Watson, C'13
Lilly Summer Discernment Institute Internships

The Lilly Summer Discernment Institute allows students to develop internships of vocational exploration in either church or church-related organizations, or within service and non-profit spheres.

  • St. Paul's and St. Peter's Episcopal Churches, Dekalb, IL-Joseph Butler, C'14
  • First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden, Ocoee, FL-Matthew Cappleman, C'14
  • Magdalene Community and Thistle Farms, Nashville, TN-‌
  • National Organization for Women , New York, NY-Hanna Miller, C'13
  • Jones Valley Urban Farm, Birmingham, AL-‌‌
  • Blue Monarch Shelter, Monteagle, TN-Katherine Rogers, C'12
  • Franklin County Reentry Program, Winchester, TN-‌
McGriff-Bruton Math & Computer Science
  • "Mathematics in Baseball,  Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science", Sewanee, TN-Will Matson, C’12
  • "Data Collection and Visualization Using Arduino,  Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science", Sewanee, TN-Marcellin Nshimiyimana, C'13
Raoul Conservation Internships

Students work with faculty to investigate topics in hydrology, forestry, geology, geoarchaeology, and watershed management

  • Georgia State Parks, Stockbridge, GA-‌
  • Valles Caldera National Preserve, Jamez Springs, NM-John Mulloy, C’13
  • City of Austin's Watershed Protection Dept., Austin, TX-Murphy Sayre, C'12
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service, Hollywood, SC-Robert Strange, C'13
  • USDA Forest Service: Nantahala National Forest, Murphy, NC-Nathan Bowman, C'12
  • Cirque Resources LP, Golden, CO-Denton O'Neal, C'13
  • USDA Forest Service Timber and Watershed Lab, Parsons, WV-Julia Wood, C'13
Science Research Internships

Collaborative student-faculty science research projects are carried out primarily on the Sewanee campus through the generous support of the Beatty, Greene, Physics, and Yeatman Funds

  • "Analysis of a Calcium-Dependent Model of Pulmonary Fibrosis, Dept. of Biochemistry", Sewanee, TN-Samuel Dahlhauser, C'14, Scott Ward, C'13
  • "White Tail Deer Browse Patterns on the Cumberland  Plateau  Office of Sustainability", Sewanee, TN-Meg Armistead, C'14
  • "Optics and X-ray Lasers Research,  Colorado State University", Fort Collins, CO-Joel Stewart, C’13
  • KCI Technologies Inc., Brentwood, TN-Trey Talley, C'13
  • "Effects of Hdac3 on ERK Signaling During T-cell Development, Dept. of Biology", Sewanee, TN-Sarah Brown, C'14Nick Klus, C'14
  • "Plant Species Mapping of the Domain,  Landscape Analysis Lab", Sewanee, TN-Jeff Kirchberg, C'14
  • "Origin and Function of Confronting Cisternae,  Dept. of Biology", Sewanee, TN-Katherine Mustafa, C'14
  • "Functionalization of Biologically Active Compounds,  Dept. of Chemistry", Sewanee, TN-Justin Miller, C'14
  • "Cloning and Overexpression of the C-glycosyltransferase UrdGT2,  Dept. of Chemistry", Sewanee, TN-Marija Sidrys, C'14
  • "Detection of Artificial Sweeteners During Wastewater Treatment,   Dept. of Chemistry", Sewanee, TN-April Johnson, C'13
Tonya Public Affairs

Funding for internships in government and public affairs

ACE (A Career Exploration) Internships

Internship opportunities, in any field, paid for by alu​mni, parents, or friends of the University

  • IvyWild Restaurant, Sewanee, TN- Hillary Dziminski, C’14
  • inVentiv Medical Management, Augusta, GA-Victoria Salekin, C’12
  • TriZetto Group (Finance), Littleton, CO-Alton Avery, C’13
  • Friends of South Cumberland, Monteagle, TN-Elizabeth Bonner, C’12
  • Duke University, Durham, NC-Andrew Bradshaw, C’12
  • Mustang Island Conference Center: Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, Corpus Christi, TX-Davison Brown, C'14
  • Tennessee Dept of Economic & Community Development, Nashville, TN-Michael Coogan, C’13
  • U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais, Washington, DC-Carter Craddock, C’13
  • Mewbourne Oil Company, Tyler, TX-Peter Crain, C’13
  • Felicity Street Redevelopment Program, New Orleans, LA-C. Tristan Danley, C’15
  • "Colvin,  John R.,  Attorney at Law", Winchester, TN-Taylor Degen, C’15
  • American Action Forum, Washington, DC-Philip Devereux-Demetriad, C'12
  • TriZetto Group (Human Resources), Littleton, CO-Katherine Dross, C’12, Molly Kennedy, C'13, Olivia Schubert, C'12
  • Southern Community Bank, Tullahoma, TN-J. Will Edwards, C'12
  • Friends of South Cumberland, Monteagle, TN-Layne Ezzell, C’12
  • Bishop Tharp Institute, Haiti-Mary Michael Forrester, C’12
  • Mountain Messenger Newspaper, Sewanee, TN-Mary Gray, C’12, Rebekah Hildebrandt, C’13
  • Guarisco Gallery, Washington, DC-Sara Guarisco, C’12
  • Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority: Episcopal Diocese of West Texas , Seguin, TX-M. Benjamin Haggerty, C’13
  • Angerholzer Team, Washington, DC-Alex Hess, C’13
  • University of Georgia, Athens, GA-Rhea Hyatt, C’12
  • Tennessee Titans, Nashville, TN-Alfonza Knight, C’12
  • "Stewart Perry Construction, Inc.", Birmingham, AL-Sam LaFalce, C’13
  • Cahaba Media Group, Birmingham, AL-Joel Langham, C’14
  • Dualtone Music Group, Nashville, TN-Meredith Lawrence, C'13
  • Montag & Caldwell, Atlanta, GA-Michael McInerney, C'13
  • TriZetto Group (Sales), Littleton, CO-Jay Morgan, C’12
  • Texas A&M, College Station, TX-Amy Nystrand, C’13
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Boca Raton, FL-D. Ross O'Connor, C’13
  • Trinity University, San Antonio, TX-Breckinridge Pappas, C’12
  • Promise Zone (Eau Claire), Columbia, SC-Joana Rebollo, C'14, Joanna  Parkman, C’14, M. Blair Williams, C’13
  • Friends of South Cumberland, Monteagle, TN-Caroline Reeves, C’12
  • BrightHouse, Atlanta, GA-Caroline Rogers, C'13
  • Trinity University, San Antonio, TX-Thomas Sanders, C’13
  • Tocqueville Asset Management, New York, NY-Darya Schiavetta, C'13
  • American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Washington, DC-Katherine Telford, C’15
  • Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority: Episcopal Diocese of West Texas , Seguin, TX-‌
  • Clark Fork Coalition, Missoula, MT-Charles (Charlie) Williams, C’12
  • Stratford Hall, Stratford, VA-Grace Williams, C’13
  • Mustang Island Conference Center: Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, Corpus Christi, TX-Brelyn Yuratich, C’14
  • Bread for the World, Media Relations Dept. (funded by Goldsmith-Bread for the World Fund), Washington, DC-Sarah Dickey, C'12
ACE Medical Internships

Internships with alumni of the University in medical practices, research centers, or laboratories. To read medical internship reports, please come by the Office of Career & Leadership Development.

  • Yale University Child Study Center (Dr. Linda Mayes), New Haven, CT-Anna Alikhani, C’14, Shelby Bartlett, C’12, Mimi Boggs, C’14, Cortney Booth, C’12, Chris Daniell, C’14, Alexandra Diaz, C’12, Anna Carr Faurot, C’13, Katherine Freeman, C’12, Meg Gardner, C’13, Hali Gipson, C’13, M. Haley Shepherd, C’13, Caitlin Sneeden, C’13, Alex Soare, C’13, Taylor Stavely, C’13, Luca Koritsansky, C'12, Joyce Kuik, C'12
  • Vanderbilt Eye Institute (Dr. John Penn), Nashville, TN-Samuel Grenfell-Dexter, C'13
  • Harpeth Valley Animal Hospital (Dr. Todd Hurst), Nashville, TN-Samantha Hutton, C'13
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine: Pulmonary & Critical Care (Dr. D. Clark Files), Winston-Salem, NC-Stephanie Lussier, C'14
  • Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute (Dr. L. Madison Michael), Memphis, TN-Trevor Marquand, C'13
  • Center for Public Health Policy & Research, University of Tennessee (Dr. Paul Erwin), Knoxville, TN-Wilson Nealy, C'12
  • EyeCare Associates (Dr. John Walters), Madison, AL-Patrick Platzer, C'12
  • Delozier & Robbins Reconstructive Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery (Dr. Joseph DeLozier and Dr. Chad Robbins), Nashville, TN-G. Malcolm Taylor, C'13
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