Lunch and Learn: Student Internship Panel

Thursday, December 3, 2020
12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: Student Internship Panel

Join current Liberal Arts undergraduates to hear about their internship experiences both in person and virtual. Gain valuable advice on finding, applying, and accepting an internship. Also hear helpful tips to manage the experience and make the most of it.

Student Panelists:

Troi Pryor, '21, Sociology, minor: French 

Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, Troi Pryor is a Senior at Penn State majoring in Sociology and minoring in French. During her time here at Penn State Troi has been a member of the University Park Undergraduate Association, the Delta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and the College Diabetes Network. She has worked as an intern for the Penn State Student Legal Services, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and the United States Attorneys' Office for the District of Columbia.

Kenneth Gatten III, '21, English

Kenneth Gatten III is a senior English major from Harrisburg, PA whose opinion commentary has been featured by The Philadelphia Inquirer, Columbia Political Review, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and more. Over the past three years, he has interned for the Dauphin County Democratic Committee, the PA House Democratic Campaign Committee, Paul Daigle’s U.S. Congress bid in PA 11, and PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s current bid for U.S. Congress in PA 10. He currently serves as managing editor of Kalliope, Penn State's undergraduate literary journal, and as an at-large member of the University Park Student Fee Board.

Ellie Farber, '21, History, Economics, and French, minor: Jewish Studies

Ellie is a senior majoring in history, economics, and French with a minor in Jewish Studies. At Penn State, she is a Supply Logistics THON Captain, the Primary Chair of Oriana Singers and Glee Club Benefitting THON, and a member of the Penn State Concert Choir. Additionally, she studied abroad last spring in Montpellier, France, and in the summer of 2019, she worked at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park as a visitor services intern. After she graduates, she is planning on either becoming an English teaching assistant in France or joining Teach For America to teach high school math in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Andrew Clark, '18, Labor and Employment Relations '21g, Human Resources and Employment Relations

Andrew Clark is a 2nd year master’s student in HRER (Human Resources and Employment Relations). He received his B.S in LER (Labor and Employment Relations) here at Penn State in Dec 2018. Before coming to Penn State Andrew Joined the United State Airforce as an Avionic Technician. While he is no longer in the military, He has a passion for helping Veterans transition from the military to the civilian workforce by making them a key demographic in his sourcing process.

His primary focus is talent acquisition and recruitment. Using his experience working in several HR roles over the last 5 years, He spent his 2020 Summer working from home with Microsoft as a Recruiter on the Global Talent Acquisition Team. During which time he and his team were responsible for the full life cycle of 3 key requisitions hiring individuals from United State, Canada, and Latin America.

Andrew’s summer experience was step one of Microsoft’s Graduate level HR Rotational Program. He will be returning to Microsoft after graduation in May 21’ as a full-time employee. He will then start his first of three rotations each lasting 1 year in length. 

Zach Rall, '21, Economics 

Bio coming soon.

If you have any questions, please contact the Career Enrichment Network, or 814-865-1070.

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