Internship leaders at Youngstown State University

These Youngstown interns are YSU Success Stories.

YSU interns

A dozen YSU students were selected to participate in the 2011 Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship Program. The program, run by the YSU Center for Nonprofit Leadership, matches college students to nonprofit organizations for paid summer internships. It is funded through a $40,000 grant from the Raymond John Wean Foundation. In all, more than 30 nonprofit organizations and nearly 70 students applied to participate in the program. The following successful students were placed as interns at various organizations:

  • Cherise Benton, Professional Writing and Editing major, Youth Volunteer Corps Intern at HandsOn Volunteer Network of the Valley.
  • Laura White, Psychology major and Social Work minor, Foundation Intern at Humility of Mary Health Partners Development Foundation.
  • Amanda Sigler, Political Science major, Special Events/Volunteer Management Intern at Lien Forward Ohio Community Foundation.
  • Emily Dickinson, Human Resource Management major, Human Resource Intern at Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
  • Jamie Petrus, Marketing major and Nonprofit Leadership minor, Communications Intern at Mahoning Valley Historical Society.
  • Laura Hanley, Marketing major, Special Events/Social Media Intern at Meridian Community Care .
  • Courtney Dixon, Family and Consumer Studies major, Volunteer Management Intern at Salem Community Hospital.
  • Alexandria Airhart, Advertising and Public Relations major, Marketing/Special Events Intern at United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.
  • Victor Robinson, Information Technology major, Web Development/Database Management Intern at Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries Inc.
  • Pamela Stoklosa, Accounting major, Accounting Intern at Youngstown Area Jewish Federation.
  • David Slanina, seeking a master’s in Economics, Lots of Green Program Intern at Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp.
  • Melissa McClelland, Family and Consumer Studies major and Nonprofit Leadership minor, Marketing/Workforce Development Intern at YWCA-Youngstown.