Monday, January 21, 2013

Welcome Shawn and Rosie!

Last week, Humanitarian Service Project introduced you to our first group of new interns for 2013. Today, HSP has the pleasure of introducing you to two more additions to the HSP intern team, Shawn Lawton and Rosie Bruns.

Shawn graduated from North Central College in Naperville with his Bachelor’s degree in International Business. Shawn says he was motivated to apply for an internship at HSP because of his desire to help others, and because he feels HSP will also be a good environment to learn and cultivate new skills. Shawn will be assisting HSP with the annual task of interviewing and writing “updates” for the needy seniors in our Senior Citizen Project. This very important project allows HSP to update our knowledge on the needs of the 121 seniors in the program, as well as to show the sponsors of the program just how big of an impact their generous donations have on the seniors. Shawn says that his previous experience serving as a caretaker for his grandmother, has played a major role in his desire to help out needy senior citizens. In his spare time, Shawn studies Portuguese and Computer Programming.

Secondly, we would like to introduce you to Rosie Bruns, who had her first day at HSP today. Rosie will be graduating from Northern Michigan University with a degree in Communication Studies, after completing her internship. Rosie joins us as a Marketing Intern, and, in this capacity, will be helping HSP get the word out to the community about our programs. Throughout college, Rosie has been very active in volunteering and service, which is one of the factors that inspired her to seek out an internship with HSP. One of her favorite volunteer projects is an event called “Make a Difference Day” in which she and her classmates would go out and do chores and service projects for needy seniors in the community. When not volunteering her time, or in school, Rosie’s interest include snowboarding, wakeboarding, and disc golf.

We at HSP are very excited to have both Shawn and Rosie here completing internships with us. Please join us in welcoming them to HSP!

1 comment:

  1. Welcome! I am a "distant" supporter all the way from Rockport, MA and love seeing what goes on at HSP. You have joined a great organization. Good Luck