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Established by the Alumni Executive Council in 2015, this fund supports students who have secured an internship, including structured career development or research opportunities during the summer.

Summer Associate - Ridgetop Research


During summer 2023 I had the opportunity to join Ridgetop Research, a boutique expert network firm, as a Summer Associate. In this role I was responsible for sourcing and recruiting leads across 20+ projects in different industries ranging between software development, social media management, semiconductor manufacturing, plastic surgery, railway maintenance, pharmaceuticals etc. I connected with and pitched our business invitation to high level executives in companies of interest by using LinkedIn Sales Navigator, ZoomInfo, Rocket Launch, as well as email and phone calls.

Research Assistant - Paleontological Research Institution (PRI)


This summer I was a research intern at the Paleontological Research Institute (PRI) located in Ithaca, NY. During my time at the PRI, my main objective was to figure out the best way to sample gastropod shells from Long Island sound in a way that introduces as little bias as possible because accurately evaluating post-mortem alteration and taphonomic processes, such as bioerosion and encrustation, can allow for better understanding shell deposits' origin and formation.

Intern, The North Country Office - U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand


I have completed my internship at The North Country Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and I had an absolute blast! As an intern, I staffed and prepared various events in which the Senator attended, completed research and information gathering for the office's internal resources, and completed community outreach on the Senator's behalf. On top of that, I also spoke to the press as a Senate staffer prior to events with the Senator. As a result of this internship, I have sharpened my writing and networking skills, gained a deeper understanding of the inner workings of a U.S.

Legislative Internship - Representative Paul D. Tonko


During my time interning at The House of Representatives, most of my work consisted of researching different polices and writing letters related to those policies, while at the same time answering phone calls from constituents of the Congressman regarding their specific issue, or passing a message along. Furthermore, I also attend briefings for specific staff members and wrote memos about the briefing to pass along to them.

During the my time these are some of the projects/assignments I worked on:

Financial Representative Intern


This summer, I served as a Financial Representative Intern at Northwestern Mutual, a Fortune 90 company that provides a wide range of financial services and strategies. As a Financial Representative Intern, one of my main responsibilities was running my own financial-advising practice, with the support of our team of experienced advisors. I was able to provide customized solutions for clients to reach their financial goals and objectives. Through strategic business networking, I was able to build an extensive professional network as well as my own clientele.

PR/Marketing Intern with Magrino


I had a great summer in NYC working for Magrino. This was a small firm making it extremely comfortable and easy to talk and learn from senior staff. Some of my tasks included: updating critical media lists with contacts (editors + influencers) spanning various categories such as travel, real estate, food, spirits, wine, and consumer. The other interns and I also familiarized ourselves with proper event planning, PR reach out, tracking clips and overall excitement, and how to manage accounts properly.

Internship with US Senator Charles Ellis Schumer


This summer I interned in the office of Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer in Washington, D.C. During my time in Washington, D.C., I was learning about the legislation process perhaps, the creation of bills, and how these bills become law. As a legislative intern, I also helped to assist constituents from New York State via phone and in-person meetings. Every day, I wrote memos about data from constituents' needs for the senator to take action, then I sent these memos to senior staff.

Social Media Intern at Recycle Track Systems (RTS)


This summer, I had the opportunity to get a job with the help of St. Lawrence. I worked as a marketing manager for Lindsey Cassella and Nicolle Portilla. It was a great experience where I learned a lot about corporate life's internal operations and realized that I had marketing skills that I didn't know. RTS's mission as a company is to reduce waste by promoting avoiding landfills. RTS does this by hiring experts on waste and sustainability who direct clients and companies in the right direction to fill waste and sustainability issues.