Spotlight on Interns
Student Name: Emily Loof
Major: double in Literature w/ Writing and Public Relations
Class Of (Graduation Year): 2018
Name/ Location Of Intern Site: Saint Mary’s University Sports Information
Major Responsibilities: Weekly self-produced video interviews with athletes, Snapchat coverage, and game recaps.
How Did You Find Out About This Internship?: I knew that Ryan Fejt had done it last fall and talked to Donny Nadeau (my supervisor) about doing it this year.
What Has Been Your Favorite Part Of The Internship?: Having the freedom to generate my own content and do something I really love, which is cover sports and talk to athletes.
What Has Been Your Most Challenging Part Of The Internship?: Time constraints with most sports activities happening while I am playing soccer.
What has Been The Biggest Lesson(s): Enjoying what you do is just as important as being “good” at it.
Advice To Other Students Preparing For An Internship: Don’t be afraid to ask for the kind of internship that you want or even “make” it, especially on campus; SMU faculty/staff are often happy to tailor an internship to your specific skill set and desire.