Stepping up: my summers as a BlueCross intern

BCBST News Center » Insights » Stepping up: my summers as a BlueCross intern CHRISTIAN SINCLAIR | Aug 17, 2017 Nearly a year and a half ago, I was preparing to graduate from Brainerd High School. I’d been accepted to Middle Tennessee State University, and I knew I wanted to pursue a career in communications, with an emphasis on digital content and social media. But between graduation and higher education, I found myself in an unexpected spot: a corporate internship at BlueCross. A leg up from STEP-UP In spring 2016, Stacy Lightfoot, senior vice president of Chattanooga’s Public Education Foundation, came to Brainerd High and spoke passionately about STEP-UP Chattanooga. “STEP-UP Chattanooga

Camp College 2017

I had the best summer ever! First, I got hired to work as an intern for the Public Education Foundation (PEF). At the beginning I was a little nervous because I didn’t know what to expect, but once I met the fantastic PEF staff, I immediately felt at ease. There are a lot of great people working at PEF, who are dedicated to making Hamilton County teachers and students a success. It was an honor to learn from and work alongside PEF’s fantastic team of professionals. They are truly a valuable resource to our community. Second, I was fortunate enough to be able to qualify for and participate in a PEF program called Camp College. How often do you get the opportunity to speak to college recruite

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