Bluejays Head Out for Summer Adventures
Elmhurst College students studying abroad in New Zealand and Germany
Some are working with professors to conduct research in psychology, chemistry and sociology. Others are testing career possibilities in sports management, human resources and the travel industry.
Alexandra Millan ’19 found her passion for human resources during a summer internship at Blistex, Inc.
Bluejay forward Tyler Turner ’19 advanced toward a career as a basketball scout through a summer internship with the Houston Rockets.
Graphic design major Taylor Lutz ’19 is researching the history of the College’s art department with the support of a stipend from the Creative and Scholarly Endeavors (CASE) program.
Jonathan Carter ’18 is getting firsthand experience in using design, animation, and special effects to produce commercials and videos.
History major Joseph O’Leary ’19 is examining the legacy of the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte for a summer research project.
Nicolle Omiotek ’20 is conducting research that will help shape Elmhurst College’s new environmental studies program.
Michael Davis ’19 spent 10 days in the South Pacific, gathering GPS data to create maps for a travel agency.
Chemistry major Michael McGuire ’19 is conducting research that would help industry become greener and make the environment cleaner.
Sarina Mitchell ’19 is doing fieldwork at Yellowstone National Park to find out why some organisms thrive in harsh geothermal conditions.
Jennifer Deren ’20 is analyzing survey data to explore self-awareness of the blind as part of an eight-week research project.
Katrina Mioduszewski ’19 plans to analyze the works of post-colonial Native American women authors. She also will conduct a study comparing how students of color and white students adjust to college.
An internship at a Berlin concert promoter combined with a course in German culture is the perfect undergraduate career coda for Mikkal Holt ’18.
Jentry Schirmbeck ’18 is exploring emergency management, homeland security and public safety in a six-week study away program in New Zealand.