Community Partnerships

LE400 Student Presents Internship Project

Student Projects at Washburn University

  • 2009
    • Jake Thomas – project involved being a Senior Bonner Leader
    • Clint Herrman, Kate Larson, Morgan Schaeffer, Amanda Vervaecke – project been helped establish a clear strategy and implementation plan for the development and optimization of organizational and individual relationships beyond the campus environment for the Leadership Institute
  • 2010
    • Kylie Gilstrap – project partnered with Washburn Education Association to rebuild the relationship between the Washburn Education Association and KNEA
    • Kate Larson – project partnered with Dr. Gonzalez to research the effects of energy drinks on heart rate, heart rate variability, and metabolic process
    • Lauren Eckert – project was to intern as a Summer Orientation Counselor
  • 2011
    • Sam Blasi – partnered with the Washburn School of Business to create a project involving International Business and Entrepreneurship
  • 2012
    • Shea Kirsop – project was to organize, create, and oversee the 2012 Leadership Challenge Event as the LCE Student Director
    • Alex Burke – partnered with the Washburn School of Business to be the class manager for the Applied Portfolio Management course.
    • Jessica Bosworth – partnered with the Occupational Therapy program to pilot a program with the Leadership Institute
    • Merideth Cline – partnered with the Biology Department to research Emerald Ash Borer and its relationship to the Ash trees in Gage Park
    • Bobby Chipman – partnered with the Athletic Department to lead basketball camps across Kansas and different countries (Topeka, Wichita, Dodge City, Ulysses, Sweden, and Denmark)
    • Rashaell Fischer, Lauren Klem, Eli Johns – project worked with the Leadership Institute’s Leadership Challenge Event to design and develop a plan to transition the entire process of judging, scoring and participant feedback from a paper process to an electronic solution.
  • 2013
    • Kyle Schmidt – partnered with the Biology Department to create a pathology slide library for the biology department
    • Kristen Onions – project was to organize, create, and oversee the 2013 Leadership Challenge Event
    • Eric Benedict – project was to be the Washburn Student Government Association President for the school year
    • Daphne Phillips – partnered with Washburn Student Media to observe organizational processes and employees and to create a training and transitioning program