Throughout the global coronavirus pandemic, students from the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics have discovered new avenues through which professional preparation is attainable in these unprecedented circumstances. This summer, Lerner College students pursued an array of remote, in person or hybrid internships, externships and other professional development opportunities. Each profile of our “My Summer Internship” series will provide a glimpse into one of these unique experiences.

From MBA scholars to undergraduates entering their second year at UD, students across a spectrum of Lerner programs shared their experiences accomplishing an assortment of projects. This series will shed some light on how each student took on their apprenticeship, applied knowledge from their studies and navigated the pandemic with determination. You can explore the entire “My Summer Internship” series below to see the many opportunities available to students at the Lerner College to ground themselves in real-world professionalism.

My Summer Internship: Andrew Gugger - Andrew Gugger, a Class of 2022 management information systems major with minors in computer science and business analytics, spent his summer with Swiss Reinsurance Company, Ltd. as a front-end web development intern.
My Summer Experience: Urvashi Jain - Urvashi Jain, Class of 2023 MBA in business analytics, spent her summer as an attorney in India.
Gabe Castro poses outside of a Marriott Hotel for a photo My Summer Internship: Gabe Castro - Gabe Castro, Class of 2022 hospitality business management major with minors in economics and spa and wellness management, spent his summer as a rooms division intern at Marriott International.
My Summer Internship: Sophie Pleva - Sophie Pleva, Class of 2022 finance major, spent her summer interning as a controllers analyst at Goldman Sachs.
Rafi Turitz-Sweifach smiles for a photo. My Summer Internship: Rafi Turitz-Sweifach - Rafi Turitz-Sweifach, a Class of 2022 economics major with minors in business administration, Jewish Studies and history, spent his summer interning with Weissman Realty.
My Summer Internship: Grace Fritz - Grace Fritz, Class of 2023 operations management and marketing double major with a minor in entrepreneurship, spent her summer interning at the World Trade Center Institute.
My Summer Internship: Luke Sinibaldi - Luke Sinibaldi, Class of 2022 economics major with a minor in professional selling and sales management, spent his summer interning at Eyet Law.
My Summer Internship: Kristen Jacob - Kristen Jacob, Class of 2022 operations management major with a minor in management information systems, spent her summer interning as a sales management intern with PepsiCo.
My Summer Internship: Markos Zerefos - Markos Zerefos, Class of 2022 finance and entrepreneurship major with a minor in trust management, spent his summer interning as a private equity analyst at Atlantic CAN Capital.
My Summer Internship: Joe Mongillo - Joe Mongillo, Class of 2022 marketing major, spent his summer interning as a solutions specialist at W.R Berkley Corporation.
Yu Gu My Summer Internship: Yu Gu - Yu Gu, Class of 2022 Ph.D. in economics, spent her summer as a graduate intern on the Lending Analytics team at Chase.
My Summer Internship: Carter Viets - Carter Viets, Class of 2023 economics and marketing double major with Spanish and legal studies minors, spent his summer as a marketing intern at Mercury Financial.
My Summer Experience: Cornelia Dewi Soelaiman - Cornelia Dewi Soelaiman, Class of 2023 finance major with a minor in business analytics, spent her summer conducting independent research and pursuing career development opportunities.
My Summer Internship: Josiah Hanson - Josiah Hanson, Class of 2023 finance and financial planning and wealth management major with a minor in business analytics, spent his summer interning as a financial analyst with TradeWeb.
Nicole Chhabra poses for a photo. My Summer Internship: Nicole Chhabra - Nicole Chhabra, Class of 2023 management information systems and finance double major, spent her summer as an analytic intern at Wells Fargo in the Credit Card Retail and Merchant Services Department.
Eric Albiez poses for a photo with a box from his internship. My Summer Internship: Eric Albeiz - Eric Albeiz, a Class of 2022 operations management major, spent his summer as a logistics intern at Modern Picnic.
Grace poses for a photo at her workspace at Amazon. My Summer Internship: Grace Zhang - Grace Zhang, a Class of 2022 finance, management information systems and marketing majors with a minor in French, spent her summer interning as a business analyst with Amazon.
Alexander Pugliese poses for a photo while sitting on a plane. My Summer Internship: Alexander Pugliese - Alexander Pugliese, a Class of 2022 entrepreneurship major, spent his summer as a client service intern at JSSI, a jet support service company.
My Summer Internship: Mandy Zicherman - Mandy Zicherman, Class of 2023 entrepreneurship and management double major, spent her summer as an operations specialist at Venture For America.
My Summer Internship: Jillian Corbett - Jillian Corbett, Class of 2023 finance major with minors in economics and business analytics, spent her summer as an underwriting intern at Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty.