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Lycoming College student Andrew Squires of Milford, Pa., recently completed a 10-week WISE (Williamsport Internship Summer Experience) Internship. Squires did both field and lab work, checking water quality and also looked at influent water and bacterial testing for the Williamsport Water Authority in Williamsport, Pa.
His primary duties include managing and posting information to various college and community news channels, including website, social media and calendars. He researches potential new audiences to support events and initiatives, and assists with other marketing tasks as needed.
Maggie Slawson spent 10 weeks at George Washington's Mount Vernon historical site in Virginia as a working class woman in period clothing explaining her lifestyle and work practices to thousands of visitors, educating them about the culture of the mid-1700's.
Local businesses and organizations hosted nearly 30 interns from Lycoming College to complete a wide-range of projects and to give the students insights into potential careers. The full-time internships were made possible by the College's Williamsport Internship Summer Experience (WISE) program, which connects qualified students with businesses and organizations in their field of study.
The Lycoming College Chemistry Department selected five students for its paid, full-time summer research program. For more than 20 years, the department has offered the research opportunity, hosting several students each summer to complete complex projects of six to ten weeks. All of the department's full-time faculty members work alongside the students, making the program a rewarding opportunity for all participants.
During the past 10 years, fish habitat structures consisting of root wads, log vanes, mudsills and other constructed materials have been placed along streams and creeks in Lycoming County. Three of the projects in the Loyalsock Creek Watershed have involved monitoring by Lycoming College's Clean Water Institute, most recently by senior ecology major Dom Novella of Hastings, Pa.
Twelve students have been selected to serve as summer interns with the Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI). The students will conduct several waterway projects under the direction of CWI directors Mel Zimmerman, Ph.D., professor of biology; and Peter Petokas, Ph.D., CWI research associate.