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Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected as Summer Admissions Interns for 2008, with multiple opportunities to take part in the recruitment process for future students.

The interns were chosen from a competitive field of candidates who completed an extensive application process, with the finalists selected for multi-stage interviews. Each finalist prepared a brief presentation and interviewed with a team of senior students, a group of admissions counselors and the Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Terry Cowdrey. Summer Admissions Interns for 2008 are Blake Carbone '09 (The Nichols School), of Snyder, NY, an English major with a minor in gender studies; Joshua Johnson '10 (Maple Grove Jr.-Sr. High School), a chemistry major from Bemus Point, NY; Lyndsay Bisaccio '09 (Mt. Anthony Union High School), of Bennington, VT, majoring in government and African studies; Bela Vonnak '09 (Canajoharie High School), of Canajoharie, NY, a psychology major; Caitlin Malloy '09 (Lebanon High School), of West Lebanon, NH, majoring in performance and communication arts, with a minor in studio art; and Evan Munderville '10 (Guilderland High School), of Schenectady, NY, a psychology and economics major with a minor in statistics.

Interns' responsibilities include leading campus tours, making personal contacts with prospective students and facilitating online chats. The internship will also include meetings with the University's Senior Staff and undertaking projects such as analyzing campus visit statistics, providing feedback on the admissions and financial aid Web site, developing new recruitment initiatives and planning and implementing Tour Guide training for the fall semester. The internship will incorporate a series of workshops on a variety of topics that have an impact upon the admissions, recruitment and selection processes, including the admissions calendar, territory management, travel planning, publications and marketing, interviews and application review.

Posted: June 17, 2008

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