February 17, 2010

New York City Externships

During winter break, 70 students shadowed alumni and parents at ABC News, ESPN, Penguin, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Pfizer, IBM, and many others

By Courtney Morin ’10

Jessika Smith ’10 participated in a multi-day externship with John H. Pierce ’81, vice president and regional manager of Latin America and the Caribbean at Turner Construction in New York City.

The following is a list of the firms and organizations with the externship hosts and the students:




ABC News. Barbara Friedman P’11, producer. Samantha Angeline ’11 (East Brunswick, N.J.), English.


ABC News 20/20. Meghan Baker ’07, production assistant to the senior producers. Chelsea McCue ’09 (Rosemont, N.J.), government and law; Sarah Reddan ’09 (Monroe Township, N.J.), history.

ESPN. John Gassner ’88, senior director sports management. Kristen Linderoth ’10 (Brielle, N.J.), government & law; Megan Livak ’09 (Hillsborough, N.J.), psychology.

Fox Entertainment Group. Claudine Lilien ’90, senior vice president. Elizabeth Margolis ’09 (Villanova, Pa.), English; Kathryn Ring ’09 (Valley Cottage, NY), economics and business; Rebecca Teitelbaum ’09 (Bethesda, Md.), American studies.

Penguin Group USA. Ann Day ’01, publicist. Emily Exton ’09 (Pleasantville, N.Y.), English.




BMO Capital Markets. Craig Kaisand ’91, managing director. Michael Suczewski ’11 (Chatham, N.J.), international economics and commerce; Robert Waldele ’09 (Stirling, N.J.), history.


Cameron Associates. Alison Fischer ’87, vice president. Jennifer Abel ’09 (Ridgewood, N.J.), economics and business; Matthew Mozer ’09 (Kinnelon, N.J.), economics and business.

Convergent Wealth Advisers. Jamie McLaughlin ’76, managing director. Elizabeth Devaney ’11 (Ridgefield, Conn.), psychology; Troy Robinson ’10 (Kennesaw, Ga.), government & law.

Citigroup. Jim White ’97. Eric Teschemacher ’11 (Chatham, N.J.), economics and business.

Grammar and Co. Ed McNally ’65, managing director. David Geraghty ’09 (New London, Conn.), mathematics-economics; Aung Lin ’10 (Geneva, Switzerland), mechanical engineering.

Early Bird Capital, Inc. Paul Lanna ’99, vice president. Eric Wiley ’10 (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.), international affairs.

JP Morgan Chase. Martha Heinze ’86, vice president. Christopher Senackerib ’11 (Franklin, Mass.), economics and business; Stephanie Zielinski ’10 (Grand Blanc, Mich), neuroscience.

JP Morgan Chase. Edward Scherling ’67, vice president. Alex Shnayder ’10 (Wayne, N.J.), computer science.

JPMorgan Chase Bank. Steven Ring ’98, vice president. Kody Babcock ’09 (West Lafayette, Ohio), economics and business; Samriddhi Malla ’10 (Kathmandu, Nepal), mathematics-economics.

Merrill Lynch. Stefani Bollag ’97, vice president. Laura Jordan ’11 (West Hartford, Conn.).

Spencer Stuart. Jordan Brugg ’03, associate. Ting Chiu ’11 (Bedminster, N.J.), government & law.

Advertising/Marketing Chris Meredith ’02, account executive. Jesse Clemmens ’09 (Ossining, N.Y.), government & law.

Alison Brod Public Relations. Kaajia Bruck ’03, senior account executive. Lesley Kline ’09 (Yardley, Pa.), anthropology & sociology.

M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment Group Ltd. Jonathan Schecter ’04, senior account manager. Jacqueline Bruscella ’10 (Bayville, N.Y.), history; Carolyn Paul ’09 (Hawthorne, N.J.), English.


Novita Communications. Danielle DeVita ’04, account executive. Hawley Tremblay ’09 (Concord, Mass), art.

OMD. Mollie Moschberger ’04, media buyer. Katherine Milot ’09 (Basking Ridge, N.J.), international affairs.


Construction Management


Turner Construction. John Pierce ’81, vice president & regional manager. Souhail Amhal ’11 (Casablanca, Morocco), Engineering Studies/economics and business; Michael Bolton ’10 (Hollywood, Pa.), civil engineering; Daniella Colon ’10 (Bronx, N.Y.), civil engineering; Lindsey Getches ’11 (Wakefield, R.I.), civil engineering; Anthony Giralo ’11 (Hillsborough, N.J.), civil engineering; Lori Gonzalez ’10 (Bronx, N.Y.), civil engineering; Stephanie Mason ’10 (New York, N.Y.), civil engineering; Stephen Petrock ’11 (Coaldale, Pa.), mechanical engineering; Jessika Smith ’10 (Cheswick, Pa.), Engineering Studies; Lucas Zmroczek ’10 (Leesport, Pa), electrical engineering.





Sotheby’s. Amanda Niederauer ’08, compliance assistant. Kelly McKenna ’09 (Mantoloking, N.J.), history; Shiori Tarui ’10 (Hyogoken, Japan), international affairs


Health Care/Veterinary Science/Pharmaceuticals


Columbia University. Alyssa Picchini ’04, Ph.D. candidate in pharmacology, neurobiology. Jennifer Czochor ’09 (Boothwyn, Pa.), biochemistry.

Jodi Morgen Katz Creative. Jodi Morgan Katz ’97, creative director. Crystal Burey ’10 (Saint Albans, N.Y.), art; Erica Kamin ’11 (Woodbury, N.Y.), art; Alisha Roller ’11 (Slimsbury, Conn.), economics and business.

Maimonides Medical Center. Steven Shankman ’77, vice president & program director. Megan Cummins ’09 (Yardley, Pa.), biology.


MD Skincare by Dr. Dennis Gross. Sarah Stocker ’03, associate manager. Sarah Christy ’10 (Levittown, Pa.), economics and business; Maria Drehwing ’10 (Wyckoff, N.J.), art; Arlana Egan ’11 (Garfield, N.J.), psychology.

Pfizer. Vince Petitto ’89, senior manager, Customer Operations. Matthew Ferber ’10 (Holbrook, N.Y.), economics and business; Mark Palframan ’11 (Middletown, N.J.), mechanical engineering.

Teachers College, Columbia University. Marjorie Schmidt ’08, psychological counseling. Cara Cordeaux ’10 (Spring Lake Heights, N.J.), neuroscience; Janelle Thompson ’10 (Butler, Pa.), psychology.




Brooklyn Law School. Matthew Weiss ’07, juris doctorate. Kaela Mahon ’09 (Setauket, N.Y.), government & law; Alison Nemeth ’09 (Westhampton, N.Y.), English.


Lawyers for Children. Peggy Tarvin ’84, staff attorney. Kaitlyn Reilley ’11 (Haskell, N.J.), history.


Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. David Hammer ’92, assistant district attorney. Angela Urbano ’11 (Bethlehem, Pa.).

New York County Supreme Court. Daniel Rosen, principal court attorney to Justice Michael Obus, administrative judge. Douglas Michell ’09 (Toms River, N.J.), government & law; Stephanie Papatsos ’11 (Baldwin, N.Y.), international affairs.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Robert Rose ’87, supervisory trial attorney. Stephanie Westerman ’10 (Ridgewood, N.J.), international affairs.

Recruiting/Talent Agencies


CT Partners. Barry Bregman ’97, partner. Matthew Aaron ’10 (Manhasset, N.Y.), economics and business; Danielle Harris ’09 (Manhasset, N.Y.), psychology.


Don Buchwald and Associates. Pamela Roth ’04, agent. Brendan Willard ’09 (Gaithersburg, Md.), anthropology & sociology.

Paradigm Talent & Literary Agency. Melanie Urdang P’09, head of talent payment. Katherine Jacobson ’09 (Branchburg, N.J.), English; Jessica Schor ’09 (Westfield, N.J.), psychology.




IBM. Kathy Huton ’96, global solutions manager. Simon Dilmanian ’10 (Hamburg, Germany), international economics and commerce; Antoaneta Malhasyan ’10 (Plovidv, Bulgaria), economics and business.

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