During this year’s 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 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 virtually. 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: Jessica Gittleman - Jessica Gittleman, a Class of 2021 hospitality business management major with an entrepreneurship minor, had a virtual summer internship position for Lee & Associates.
My Summer Internship: Finn Lasse Reese - Finn Lasse Reese, a Class of 2021 MBA in business analytics student, spent his summer working remotely as a credit strategy intern at Barclaycard US.
My Summer Internship: Grace Delmastro - Grace Delmastro, a Class of 2021 marketing major with minors in management information systems and advertising, spent her summer working with CVS Health/Aetna as a strategic government marketing intern.
My Summer Internship: Deborah Olaoye - Deborah Olaoye, a Class of 2021 management information systems and marketing double major, spent her summer working as an information technology support analyst at W.L. Gore and Associates.
My Summer Internship: Carl Stewart - Carl Stewart, a Class of 2023 marketing and sport management double major, spent his summer taking enriching courses to expand upon his knowledge in leadership.
My Summer Internship: Chioma Atuegbu - Chioma Atuegbu, Class of 2021, who is on an MBA track with a concentration in business analytics, has spent her summer as a market researcher at UD Professional and Continuing Studies.
My Summer Internship: Raquel Simon - Raquel Simon, a Class of 2023 global enterprise management and operations management major with a minor in disability studies, spent her summer as a virtual event coordinator for Happy Camper Live.
My Summer Internship: Keaton Stott - Keaton Stott, a Class of 2023 business analytics and finance double major, spent his summer working on founding a new Venture Capital Club at UD.
My Summer Internship: Carly Cooper - Carly Cooper, a Class of 2022 marketing and management double major with a minor in professional selling and sales management, spent her summer working remotely for Graham Media Partners.
My Summer Internship: Josiah Hanson - Josiah Hanson, a Class of 2023 finance and financial planning major with a minor in business analytics, spent his summer working as a business development intern for a small business.
My Summer Internship: Julia Moch - Julia Moch, a Class of 2021 operations management and international business studies double major with a minor in Spanish, spent her summer as a student videographer and photographer for the Lerner Communications Team.
My Summer Internship: Matt Blumenberg - Matt Blumenberg, a Class of 2022 finance and economics double major, spent his summer partaking in the Lerner College’s Road to Wall Street Program.