Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

About UseNewsletterMessage BoardsAction CenterAdvocateWalk to End Alzheimer’sShopDonate

Find your chapter:

search by state

In My Community

Weekly e-news

We will not share your information.

Interns
Text Size controlsNormal font sizeMedium font sizeLarge font size

 

 

  The Alzheimer’s Association offers internships for students in programs and services, physician outreach, communications and marketing, event planning and corporate development.  ‘On-the-job’ experience can be as valuable as anything learned in your studies. The Utah Chapter has been fortunate to have had  interns who are passionate, eager to learn and hardworking.

See below for a list students who have completed an internship or are currently working with us:

   Linda Foley Summer 2013 Internship

  Katie Vogt Spring 2014 Internship

Major/ Graduation date: 
Graduating from U of U with a degree in Health Promotion and Education with an emphasis in Emergency Medical Services.
 Why did you choose to intern with the Alzheimer’s Association?
I wanted work with the senior population and spread awareness of this epidemic.
Most memorable experience:
Attending an early-stage support group and being able to bond with everyone there.

  Patrick Ross  Spring 2014 Internship

Major/ Graduation date: 
Graduating in Summer 2014 with a communications degree from the U o f U; then off to graduate school.
Why did you choose to intern with the Alzheimer’s Association?
Both grandparents had developed & passed away from Alzheimer’s disease and my family received helpful information & support from the St. Louis Chapter. 
Most memorable experience:
Filming, editing and posting online a PSA with Miss Murray, McCall Gray.

  Andrea Gomez Summer 2014 Internship

Major/ Graduation date: 
Graduating August 2014 with a major in Public Health & Health Promotion.
Why did you choose to intern with the Alzheimer’s Association?
“After taking courses on gerontology and chronic diseases I wanted to learn more about Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia”.

  Linnea Ketcher & Amaris Newkirk Summer 2014 Internship

Linnea Newkirk
Major/ Graduation date:
Studying Gerontology at the U of U.
Why did you choose to intern with the Alzheimer’s Association?
To benefit education goals.

Amaris Newkirk
Major/ Graduation date:
Student at the U of U.
Why did you choose to intern with the Alzheimer’s Association?
To promote awareness for Alzheimer’s disease.

  Teresa Rushton Summer 2014 Internship

Major/ Graduation date: 
Graduation is expected in Spring 2015, majoring in Community & Public Health Education.
Why did you choose to intern with the Alzheimer’s Association?
Grandmother passed away with Alzheimer’s disease; now father is showing signs/symptoms.  “I am making a point of learning all I can about this disease.”


 


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.