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College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences David O. McKay School of Education
Rachel Wadham worked on campus through the David O. McKay School of Education as a research assistant. Her major is Instructional Psychology and Technology which is a growing field. She developed professional skills through the completion of various projects including research and publications.
Daniel Friday Ekpo found an amazing internship opportunity while attending BYU's STEM Fair. He had the opportunity to be a software engineer intern at Motorola Solutions.
For those who are wondering, EdLF stands for Educational Leadership and Foundations. Linda Chadburn spent time supervising summer school in the Alpine School District while pursuing her Master's Degree. Read about Linda's success with summer school here!
Brianna Beus interned at Lakeridge Junior High School and absolutely loved her time there. She helped students set goals and showed each of them love that was unique to their needs.
Mari Feller is a 66-year old General Studies major who interned at the Tacoma Family History Center in Washington state. From preserving families' life work to photographing hundreds of old graves, Mari really made a difference for families all over the world.
Kristen Leavitt interned at Provo High School as the head freshman girls' basketball coach. She celebrated the ups and downs with these girls. Read more about her experience here!
Nicolas Jeppesen interned for IBM, a major financing company. This isn't an easy feat! Read more about his experience working as an intern but being given responsibility as if he were already an employee.
Kimberly Crowther is part of BYU's Educational Leadership and Foundations program (EdLF). She interned as an administrator at Lehi High School. Read about her experience here!
Courtney Jenkins is a hero in the classroom. She teaches 5th grade students English Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, and Science in the Nebo School District. Read more about her gratitude for this difficult--but fulfilling-- experience.
McKaylee Michaelson had the opportunity to be a first grade teacher to 28 students in the Alpine School District. She learned that each child learns differently and that not every day has to be perfect. Read more about her time in the classroom here!