List of Student Internships

Psychology majors at Luther acquire the skills to become competent researchers and effective communicators. These skills are highly valuable in today’s workplace and are essential for graduate training. An internship supplements classroom instruction by providing valuable professional experiences. The variety of internships our students have had reflects the breadth of psychology and the value of majoring in this discipline.

2015-16

  • Allura Lothary ‘16, Fairhaven Senior Services, Whitewater, Wis.
  • Maggie Helms ‘16, Jefferson Early Childhood Center, Moline, Ill.
  • Alexander Erickson ‘16, Barthell Eastern Star Nursing Home, Decorah, Iowa
  • Yingyan Yao ‘14, Fastenal Company, Decorah, Iowa
  • Gabrielle Holloway ‘15, Decorah Department of Human Services, Decorah, Iowa
  • Njabulo Maseko ‘15, Swaziland National AIDS Program, Mbabane
  • Ellen Pritchard ‘15, Manufacturers Bank & Trust, Clear Lake, Iowa
  • Meghan Owens ‘15, Brain Injury Association of Iowa, Urbandale, Iowa
  • Tiffany  Ackerman ‘15, NE Iowa Peace & Justice Center, Decorah, Iowa
  • Yingyan (Shelly) Yao ‘15, Sears Holding Corporation, Rochester, Minn.
  • Andrea Carpenter ‘16, Keystone A.E.A., Decorah, Iowa
  • Cameron Cornish’17, Shattuck - St. Mary's, Faribault, Minn.
  • Meng Yu Duan ‘18, Argosy Foundation, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Hailee Feig ‘16, Counseling Associates, LLC, Winona, Minn.
  • Connor Fleming ‘16, Freeport Police Department, Freeport, Ill.
  • Julie Goulette ‘17, Attach, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Anika Hansen ‘17, Wisconsin Badger Camp, Platteville, Wis.
  • Rachel Johnson ‘17, Hiawatha Community School, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • McKenzie Jones ‘16, Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon, Iowa
  • Blake Peterson ‘16, Brainerd High School, Brainerd, Minn.
  • Carli Radil ‘16, Adaptive Sports Iowa, Ames, Iowa
  • Lindsey Uphoff ‘16, Decorah Park and Recreation, Decorah, Iowa
  • Allison Weber ‘16, Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Alyssa Wildenauer ‘17, The Center for Good Work, Stillwater, Minn.
  • Jessica Wong ‘15, Lovaas Institute, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Takudzwa Chawota ‘16, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
  • Masha Statkevich ‘16, Center for American Progress, Washington, D.C.
  • Meredith Robinson ‘18m Milestones for Kids' Success, Downers Grove, Ill.
  • Tim Ostby ‘16, Essential Health, Duluth, Minn.
  • Amelia Scarbrough ‘17, Lyngblomsten, St. Paul, Minn.

2014-15

  • Robert Patino ‘14, Luther College Admissions Dept., Decorah Iowa
  • Christian Hustad ‘15, Soundscape Studios - Chicago Program, Chicago, Ill.
  • Alexandra Lynn Hein ‘17, Projects Abroad, Senegal
  • Christopher Fassbender ‘15, Hotel Winneshiek, Decorah, Iowa
  • Nicole Schmidt ‘15, Humane Society of NE Iowa, Decorah, Iowa
  • Matt Scheidle ‘15, Lewis Central Community Schools, Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Kaitlin Thune ‘16, Tanager Place, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Rachel Aune ‘15,Winneshiek Medical Center - Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Decorah, Iowa
  • Meredith Bruster ‘15, Bridgeview Community, Clinton, Iowa
  • Isaac Johnson ‘16, Living Water Christian Counseling LLC ,Rosemount, Minn.
  • Isaac Johnson ‘16, Mounds View High School, Arden Hills, Minn.
  • Isaac Johnson ‘16, Oltman Middle School, St. Paul Park, Minn.
  • Tara Rehovsky ‘15, Takanka Elementary School, Buffalo, Minn.
  • Sara Nelson ‘16, Ernest May Elementary School, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Veronica Seher ‘17, Argosy Foundation, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Alyssa Wildenauer ‘17, St. Croix Therapy, Hudson, Wis.

2013-14

  • Ben Palkit ‘15, Green Bay Preble High School, Green Bay, Wis.
  • Ben Sonnek ‘15, IFRE Volunteers Abroad, Dallas/Cordoba, Tex./Argentina
  • Kristianna Dorsey ‘15, Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Red Wing, Minn.
  • Adam Budihas ‘15, Psychology; Monroe County Shelter Care Group Home, Sparta, Wis.
  • Natalia  MahoneyV. ‘15, Luther College, Health and Pediatrics, Decorah, Iowa
  • Yao (Shelly) Hanson ‘15, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • Alexandra Ophaug ‘15, Psychology; Robin's Nest Children's Home Lake Elmo, Minn.
  • Jonathan Scheffert ‘15, Opportunity Homes, Inc., Decorah, Iowa
  • Jamie Dolma ‘15, Youth and Shelter Services, Ames, Iowa
  • Mullen Johnson ‘15, West Side Dental, Decorah, Iowa
  • Kristen Karki ‘15,  Allamakee Community School District, Guidance Counselor, Waukon, Iowa
  • Adriana Broner ‘15, Market Tools, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Grace Stork ‘15, University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview/Riverside, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Beth Da Silva ‘14, South Dakota State University - REU, Brookings, South Dakota
  • Victoria Rauch ‘14, Psychology; Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Nawang Schwering ‘14, Psychology: YMCA Camp Icaghowan, Amery, Wis.
  • Jordan Morehead ‘14, Mileau Treatment counselor/intern at Orchard Place, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Meredith England ‘14, Winneshiek Hospital, Decorah, Iowa
  • Danielle Mathias ‘14, Communication Innovations, Fitchburg, Wis.
  • Lance Rahmno ‘14, Luther College - Challenge Course, Decorah, Iowa
  • Ashley Jeide ‘14, Luther College - Challenge Course, Decorah, Iowa
  • Lance Gilberg ‘14, Luther College - Challenge Course, Decorah, Iowa
  • Carli Briggs ‘16, Luther College-Health/P.E., Decorah, Iowa
  • Kayla Morehead, ‘16 Wen Spring Family Therapy Center, Rochester, Minn.

2012-13

  • Jessica Conley ‘13, Webster Groves High School, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Tyler Funke ‘13, West Delaware High School, Guidance Office, Manchester, Iowa
  • Brianna Niebuhr ‘14, Cedar Falls High School, Guidance Office, Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Michelle Strafelda ‘14, Preble High School, Green Bay, Wis.
  • Emily Pappas ‘14, Schroeder & Anderson Law Firm, Mason City, Iowa
  • Meredith Hoyland ‘14, University of Iowa Neuropsychology, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Dylan Essing ‘14, UP Academy Charter School, Boston, Mass.
  • Brandilynne Schierland ‘14, Winneshiek Medical Center Physical Therapy, Decorah, Iowa
  • Kelsey Reger ‘13, TRIO Upward Bound Program (NICC), Fayette, Iowa
  • Grace Swanson ‘13, Women Winning, St.Paul, Minn.
  • Cassandra Guzman ‘13, Department of Human Services, Decorah, Iowa
  • Alexandra Forbes ‘13, HAWC Partnerships for Children, Decorah, Iowa
  • Sam DePagter ‘13, Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Hilary Callahan ‘13, Keystone Area Education Agency, Decorah, Iowa
  • Kennedy Reed ‘13, Keystone Area Education Agency, Cresco, Iowa
  • Sworupa Sthapit ‘13, Local Initiatives for Biodiversity,Research and Development, Pokhara
  • Sarah Frehner ‘13, Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Robert Vangen ‘13, Norwegian Center of Football Excellence, Oslo, Norway
  • Ashley Brown ‘14, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
  • Christina Scharmer ‘14, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
  • Nawang Palkit ‘14, Northeast Iowa Montessori, Decorah, Iowa
  • Gabe Dorn ‘15, Summit Orthopedics, Woodbury, Minn.

2011-12

  • Hannah Janaky ’12, MN Department of Corrections, Togo, Minn.
  • Eric Johnson ‘12, MN Department of Natural Resources, Brainerd, Minn.
  • Sam Meyers ‘12, Cooper High School, New Hope, Minn.
  • Kayla Sonnicksen ‘12m Justin Kukowski Center, Burnsville, Minn.
  • Kaitlin Maas ‘12, Minnesota Early Autism Project, Plymouth, Minn.
  • Michael Olson ‘12, Prairie Family Therapy, Naperville, Ill.
  • Carolyn Wheeler ‘12, Salvation Army, Rochester, Minn.
  • Alyse Eggebrecht ‘12, UW-Platteville Education Abroad Office, Platteville, Wis.
  • Carrie Niehaus ‘12, Webster Hills United Methodist Church, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Amelia Ladd ‘13, Aase Haugen Homes, Inc., Decorah, Iowa
  • Laura Siebenaller ‘13, Allied Solutions, St.Paul, Minn.
  • Victoria Nelson ‘13, Barthell O.E.S. Home, Decorah, Iowa
  • Kelsey Reger ‘13, Decorah High School Guidance Office, Decorah, Iowa
  • Stephanie Branchaud ‘13, Euro Team Physical Therapy Clinic, Decorah, Iowa
  • Tanner O'Brien ‘13, Got Strength Gym, West Branch, Iowa
  • Sworupa Sthapit ‘13, Kopilo, Nepal, Pokhara
  • Leslile Rauworth ‘13, Reed School, Lockport, Ill.
  • Richelle Johnson ‘13, The Law Office of Andrew Bertrand, Fort Collins, Colo.
  • Emily Banitt ‘13. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kans.
  • Hilary Callahan ‘13, Vucurevich Children's Center, Vermillion, South Dakota

2010-11

  • Rachel Ziegeweid ‘13, West Suburban Teen Clinic, Excelsior, Minn.
  • Maguina Marie20 ‘13, The Spectrum Network, Decorah, Iowa
  • Jenna Reishus, ‘13, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Kristine Braastad ‘14, BULLY, Inc., Andover, Minn.
  • Abby Kriener, ‘14, University of Iowa Physical Therapy, Lab, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Elizabeth Ritter, ‘12, Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, Kans.
  • Carrie Niehaus ‘12, Decorah High School, Guidance Office, Decorah, Iowa
  • Andrew Gonzalez ‘12, Institute for Human Development, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Daniel Baldwin ‘12, Salem Lutheran Church, Lake Mills, Iowa
  • Louise Usanase ‘12, Youth Leadership Program, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Ufra Mir ‘13, Luther College Campus Ministries, Decorah, Iowa
  • Ashley Denison ‘13, Mayo Senior High School, Rochester, Minn.
  • Timothy Hogan ‘13, Stylmark, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.
  • George Diener ‘14, Decorah High School, Decorah, Iowa
  • Michelle McCoy ‘14, Decorah High School, Decorah, Iowa
  • Kelly Donlon ‘14, Dunkerton (IA) Community Schools, Dunkerton, Iowa
  • Elizabeth Knutson ‘14, Keystone AEA, Decorah, Iowa
  • Rachel Samuelson ‘14, Life House, Inc., Duluth, Minn.
  • Ashley Grosvold ‘14, Logistics Health, Inc., La Crosse, Wis.
  • Emma Johnson ‘14, Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health Center, Decorah, Iowa
  • Kaela Stuart ‘14, Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health, Inc., Decorah, Iowa
  • Aaron Gendron ‘14, People Consulting Insurance Solutions, McKinney, Tex.
  • Katherine Mehlhoff ‘14, Winneshiek Medical Center Physical Therapy, Decorah, Iowa
  • Alexandra Nyman ‘15, Decorah Middle School, Decorah, Iowa
  • Flora Rivera ‘15, District 47 Education Systems, Crystal Lake, Ill.
  • Holly Godar ’15, Helping Services of Northeast Iowa, Decorah, Iowa
  • Sara Crissinger ‘15, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Rochester, Minn.
  • Quinn Meyer ‘15, Preble High School, Green Bay, Wis.
  • Kennedy Reed ‘15, Preble High School, Green Bay, Wis.
  • Sarah Frehner ’15, Spectrum Community Mental Health, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Makenna Klein ‘15, Sunflower Childcare Center and Preschool, Decorah, Iowa
  • Mara Dobervich ‘15, The Spectrum Network, Decorah, Iowa
  • Makenna Klein, Northeast Iowa Montessori School, Decorah, Iowa