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Thursday, May 18, 2023

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Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2023

Bengal Internship Award Recipients

The Career and Professional Education Center is excited to announce the summer 2023 recipients of the Bengal Internship Award. The award was created in 2022 to financially support students in unpaid or underpaid internships and was made possible by generous donations from M&T Bank, Enterprise Holdings, and faculty, staff, and alumni donors through the Buffalo State Day of Giving. Recipients were celebrated at the Department Intern of the Year Celebration on May 11. 

2023 Award Recipients

  • Giselle Aguirre, Hospitality Administration, AIFS, Barcelona Spain
  • Joseph Bastian, Digital Music Production, Mammoth Recording Studio
  • Mimi Byrne, Biology, Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Ashley Casillo, Dietetics, Harris Hill Nursing Facility
  • Tyler Chen, Business Administration, Ithaca Children's Garden, Ithaca, New York
  • Jessica Fernandez, Political Science, Studio Legale Ferrando, Genoa, Italy
  • Stephanie Hassell, Dietetics, Buffalo General
  • Sophie Jones, Public Relations, Kiawah Resort, Kiawah Island, South Carolina
  • Takiah McElroy, Individualized Studies, BestSelf Behavioral
  • Alexis Reed, Business Administration, Hamburg Town Hall
  • Victoria Sasso, Psychology, Horizon Health Services
  • Mykayla Williams, Environmental Geography,  Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District

Thank you to members of the Bengal Internship Award Committee: 

  • Sue Maguire, Associate Professor, Internship Coordinator, Anthropology Department representing the School of Arts and Sciences
  • Dae-Young Kim, Associate Professor, Internship Coordinator, Criminal Justice Department representing the School of the Professions
  • Atta Ceesay, Chair and Associate Professor, Internship Coordinator, Political Science and Public Administration Department representing the Graduate School
  • Maureen Huber, Associate Director of CAPE
  • Christina Clark, Student Representative and 2022 Recipient of the Bengal Internship Award

If you would like to make a donation to the Bengal Internship Award, please visit our donation page.

Submitted by: Lynn M. Rogers