New summer, new opportunities

  • Just a few of the companies and organizations the Minnesota Evans Scholars will be representing this summer.

With the 2016-17 school year coming to a close, many of our Scholars were diligent in advancing their professional careers with opportunities that extended beyond the golf course.

Here is a quick update on all that is happening with our rising sophomores, juniors and seniors:

Daniel Waggoner has wrapped up an internship at Sterling State Bank. This summer he is working as an equity research analyst with the Minneapolis hedge fund Provenire Capital.

Tommy Greco has been selected as the drum major for next year's University of Minnesota marching band.

Dylan Motto will be working as a research intern at Meridian Capital in Manhattan, New York.

Emma Bennett has accepted an internship with an environmental consulting startup.

Jack Lange has accepted a full time internship at Antea Environmental Consulting.

Patrick Dee received a full-time summer internship at Cray Supercomputing.

Jenna Baker will be working as a research assistant within the University of Minnesota's Psychology Department. She will be a part of the ANGST Lab, studying anxiety and fear learning responses.

Luke Nelson has accepted an internship at the Minneapolis Financial Group.

Grant Alex will be starting as a charitable foundation intern with the Chicago District Golf Association. In addition to this, he has accepted a position as a part-time counselor with the WGA Boys Caddie Academy pilot program.

Jake Delaney will be joining 92.5 KQRS cumulus radio as their promotions intern.

Markus Farr has accepted a position as a biomedical engineering intern at ProMed Molded Products.

Alex Turner will be working at Optum as a technology intern.

Zach Dombeck will be donning a blue shirt this summer as he joins the Best Buy eCommerce Team.

Karah VueBenson will be working as an assistant researcher within the University of Minnesota's Geography Department.

Nathan Romportl will be working full time as a product design intern with Crenlo in their cab products division.

In addition to this, our Graduate Resident Advisors are also doing tremendous things to advance their careers as well.

GRA Patrick Krile, Minnesota Evans Scholars class of 2016, has accepted a job as a software engineer at Amazon, while pursuing his MBA at the Carlson School of Management.

GRA Kevin Cunningham, Michigan State Evans Scholars class of 2015, has accepted a position as a Wells Fargo law clerk and has a new position with the University of Minnesota Law School's Housing Clinic. He is on track to graduate from the U of M Law School in 2019.

GRA Alyssa Gohr, Wisconsin Evans Scholars Class of 2015, has received a grant to contribute to her trip to Costa Rica this summer to study veterinary medicine. She is on track to graduate from the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine in 2019.