Meet the Interns

 
 

Sydney Braat

Sydney Braat - Communications

I am an English major with a writing concentration from Westhampton Beach, New York. I serve as a Leadership Mentor at the Garthwait Leadership Center and work as a peer learning assistant for the English department. Previously, I have worked as Editor-in-Chief of the college’s literary and art magazine The Mercury and interned for the Communications and Marketing Office where I wrote home page articles for the college’s website. Additionally, I am a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. I studied abroad for two semesters in London and Lancaster, England as well as Dublin, Ireland. On a typical day, you can find me drinking coffee, hitting the gym, and eating with friends at Servo.

You can email me with questions about any of the things I do, or anything else at braasy01@gettysburg.edu.

Glenn Benson

Glenn Benson - Accepted Student Calling

I am a political science major from North Plainfield, New Jersey. I am currently the vice president of the Fella’ship Organization and intern at the Admissions Office. I am a four-year varsity letter player for the Gettysburg College Football team as well as a member of the Black Student Union. I had the great pleasure of going to Kigali, Rwanda, on an immersion trip that the Center of Public Service coordinates. Additionally, I work in Athletic Communications and referee intramural sports. On a typical day, you can find me in a great outfit, riding my fixed gear bike, going to the gym, and collaborating to plan events for my organizations.

You can email me with questions about any of the things I do, or anything else at bensgl01@gettysburg.edu.


Rebecca Sinks

Rebecca Sinks - Get Acquainted Day Coordinator

I am an organizational management studies major with an education minor from Franklin, Massachusetts. I am a tour guide and student ambassador in which I host students during day visits. Additionally, I am a member of the social sorority Alpha Omicron Pi and involved with community service, such as the 21st Century Program. I am also completing the Garthwait Leadership Certificate this year. I am a member of the contemporary dance audition team, Zouave, as well as Hillel on campus. My junior year I studied abroad at Lancaster University in Lancaster England. I further expanded my global learning by going on an immersion trip to Nicaragua over winter break. On a typical day, you can find me interacting with prospective students or my friends on campus, and studying in the Library.

You can email me with questions about any of the things I do, or anything else at sinkre01@gettysburg.edu.

Alexa Laboy

Alexa Laboy - Multicultural Recruitment

My name is Alexa Laboy and I am an Africana Studies Major, double minor in Sociology and Peace & Justice Studies. I am from New York City, specifically Spanish Harlem. Apart from serving as the Multicultural Recruitment Intern, I am a Community Adviser for Residence Life, overseeing 140 students, and one of the Co-Managers for the College Union Buildings Information Desk. Additionally, I am an active member of the Black Student Union, serve as the President of the Latin American Student Association, a Siegfried Senior Fellow, and a student representative on the Stop Bias at the Burg Committee. My global experience came when I participated in an Immersion Trip Project to Kigali, Rwanda through the Center for Public Service, which focused on Peace Building and Development Post-Genocide. On a typical day, you will find me in class, at the CUB Desk doing homework or joking around with my friends who visit me, and running from meeting to meeting.

You can email me with questions about any of the things I do, or anything else at laboal01@gettysburg.edu.


Winnie Wang

Winnie Wang - West Coast Visit Coordinator

I am a political science and philosophy double major from San Francisco, California. On campus, I am an Undergraduate Fellow with the Eisenhower Institute where my cohort and I study transportation policy pertaining to the theme of, “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”. I have also previously been involved in the Eisenhower Institute’s “Women in Leadership” and “Inside the Middle East” programs. I am a Senior Admissions Intern where I interview prospective Gettysburg College students. Additionally, I serve as the Co-President of the Pre-Law Club, a member of Alpha Phi Omega, and a member of the national Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha. In the fall of my junior year, I studied abroad in Athens, Greece where I studied Ancient Greek philosophy as well as Mediterranean politics. On a typical day, you can find me in the Library basement trying to write my papers in the midst of socializing with my friends.

You can email me with questions about any of the things I do, or anything else at wangwi01@gettysburg.edu.

Bridget Ashton

Bridget Ashton - Key Alumni Resource Effort

I am a history major with French and economics minors from Acton, Massachusetts. Outside of my work in the Admissions Office as a Senior Intern and KARE Coordinator, I manage the Student Outreach Program as part of the Office of Annual Giving. I also serve as a member of the Senior Class Gift Committee. I was fortunate enough to study abroad in Paris, France, where I took courses at the Sorbonne. I am a member of the Phi Alpha Theta Honors History Fraternity and the Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority. I also volunteer with Campus Kitchen and the Food, Land, People program at the Center for Public Service. You'll see me speed-walking around campus chugging a black coffee and bragging about my Springer Spaniel named Lucy!

You can email me with questions about any of the things I do, or anything else at ashtbr01@gettysburg.edu