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  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:

    Anna Robbins BYU Hawaii

Major:
I currently have a BA in Exercise Science, beginning Masters Program in Business this summer.
Do you have prior experience with Alzheimer's?
I worked as a CNA and took care of individuals who had Alzheimer's.
What will you "take away" from your time at the Utah Chapter?
I learned about partnering with other organizations and how to build relationships. "Alzheimer's Association is an amazing Company."

 

  Kelli Shackelford Winter 2015 Internship

Major/Graduation Date:
Will be receiving Masters Degree in August 2015. 
Why did you choose to intern at the Alzheimer's Association?
I chose to intern at the Utah Chapter because I agree with the Association's mission and values. I have had personal experience with Alzheimer's with both my Great Aunt and my Grandmother.
What was your most memorable experience?
"One of my most memorable experiences was meeting Vern Gillmore and Jill Crowell. I was struck by how strong and independent these individuals were and how determined they are to fight Alzheimer's disease."

 

 

  Kylie Pace Winter 2015 Internship

Major/ Graduation Date:
Graduating from the U of U May 2015 with a degree in Family Consumer Human Development and a certificate in Gerontology.
What would you tell others about your experience working at the Alzheimer’s Association?
The staff at the Utah Chapter make sure interns are working on projects that interest them and will provide the experience and skills they will need for the future. 
Other thoughts?
“One thing I have gained from working at the Alzheimer’s Association as an intern is…to advocate for the Association’s work.”

    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.”

   Linda Foley Summer 2013 Internship

 


 

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