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ACAchieves Spotlights

Assumption students – and alumni – understand the importance of applying classroom knowledge to real-world situations. You’ll find many of our students doing internships and research projects, which aid them in securing jobs and graduate school placements in their senior year. Learn more about the achievements of our students and alumni below.

Anne Zarembka
Marketing '16
Internship: Strategic Planning Analyst Intern at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island

At Blue Cross I analyzed the current state of the marketplace trends to identify any gaps in the corporate and divisional plans. I developed white papers, memos, and presentations on various marketplace trends for stakeholders. I also aided in the development of current-state BCBSRI internal assessments.

Amanda Cefaratti
Global Studies and History '16
Internship: Marketing and Operations Intern with Assumption College Athletics and Recreation; Post-Grad Plans: Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Merrimack College

My experiences as a Resident Assistant, a member of the Student Government Association, Campus Ministry and my internship with Campus Recreation brought out a passion in me for student affairs. These co-curricular experiences have made me confident that I will enjoy a career in student affairs.

Hailey Walker
Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies '16
Internship: Career Development Unit Intern at Genesis Club; Post-Grad Plans: Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling at Assumption College

My experience at Assumption College has enabled me to follow my passion in advocating for people with disabilities within my Human Services classes and in the community, from my leadership roles as a Co-President for the Assumption Disability Awareness Promotion Team and being on Student Government Association. These experiences only reinforced my desire to follow my path in the Human Services field and has prepared me to be a strong advocate for others.

Felicia Tiberi
Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies '16
Internship: Activities Coordinator at Eisenberg Assisted Living; Post-Grad Plans: Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Echocardiography program at MCPHS

Through experiences in high school and my studies, I fell in love with the anatomy of the heart. I’m excited to continue my studies in diagnostic medical sonography for echocardiography, with the hopes of pursuing a Master’s degree in Pediatric and Congenital Echocardiography.

Rachel Montgomery
Psychology '16
Internship: Disability Services Intern at College of the Holy Cross; Post-Grad Plans: Master’s Degree in School Counseling at Assumption College

Assumption taught me the importance of being a well-rounded person. Developing strong interpersonal skills will help me in my graduate program and in my career as a school counselor.

Allison Chann
Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies and Psychology '16
Internship: Guidance Office Intern at Auburn Middle School

The HSRS Department was very helpful in working with me to find an internship that fit my interests and gave me constant support throughout my semester at Auburn Middle School. The classes I have taken at Assumption provided a solid foundation of knowledge and skills that helped me get the most out of my experience.

Nadia Sweeney
Education and Mathematics '16
Internship: Student Teacher at Forest Avenue Elementary School

My student teaching experience has taught me that forming relationships with your students is so important. Taking time to learn where they come from and about their background helps me to tailor my teaching styles. I want to make every student feel comfortable in my classroom so they can reach their potential.

Rebecca Oliveira
Graphic Design '16
Internship: World Wide Planning Intern at EMC

While at EMC, I had the opportunity to work in Ireland for one week. This was a great learning experience! I got to meet individuals I had collaborated with virtually. It was amazing to see how the work environment is different from the United States. I was able to share some strategies with them that are used in the United States to help globalize the planning operations at EMC.

Nickolas Golz
Marketing '16
Internship: Finance Intern at Saint-Gobain Northeastern Division

While working with the Finance Department I learned how to follow money and track its location through wirings, money orders, invoices, and liquid assets that are not always accounted for on the day to day operations. I also learned how to engage with a team and work together to reach an overall goal.

Patrick O’Donnell
English and Secondary Education '16
Internship: Student Teacher at Wachusett Regional High School

All of my English and education classes helped to prepare me for my student teaching experience. I know my content and have been mentored by my professors. I have gotten so much feedback and many ideas from my professors, which has been invaluable during my student teaching experience.