People: Interns


Hannah Moran is interning at The Sanctuary for Independent Media for her 2017 spring semester. She is a SUNY New Paltz student studying media management. Having grown up in the city of Albany and having a passion for community outreach, …


 

Karina Wojnar, Spring 2017 intern and Siena Scholar for Uptown Summer 2017. She is a Siena College student studying social justice, art, and economics. She is a reader, hiker, writer, and activist. She is from Northern New Jersey …


 

Nick Nerolien is a senior at the University at Albany with a double major in Communication and Sociology. He interned at the Sanctuary of Independent Media during the spring 2017 semester. Nick came to the Sanctuary to …


NATURE Lab enthusiast and WOOC correspondent Julia Cavicchi has been involved with the Sanctuary since 2016. This year, she is coordinating a variety of radio and audio mapping projects with the Uptown Summer youth employment program, focusing on stories of …


Jenna Kersten studies English, International Studies, and German as a rising senior at Siena College. She is spending the summer at the Sanctuary as a part of the Dake Fellowship Program through Siena’s Center for …


I am Sierra Sukay and I am a junior at Emma Willard School, which is right up the hill in Troy, New York. I am doing a STEAM project (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) here at the Sanctuary with Kathy …


Chelsea is a senior at Suny Purchase College. Her major is Arts Management with a minor in Art History. Her first two years of college she completed at Hudson Valley studying Art Gallery Management which has helped her develop an eye for art and design.
Chelsea has been a member of The Sanctuary For Independent Media since 2008 when she first visited Troy. In 2010 she moved to Troy from Pennsylvania to independently begin school. The Sanctuary has allowed Chelsea to learn media arts of all kinds.

 

Ian is a Junior at Syracuse University who is pursuing the opportunity to better himself through the Sanctuary for Independent Media. He is responsible for the social networking, community outreach, contributing to the blogosphere and everything that …


Jacob is a senior at Alfred State for Digital Media and Animation.  His college experience has shaped him into a generalist media artist who can complete a diverse range of artistic projects.  Recently, his teacher recommended him to apply for …


Rebekka is a recent graduate from Rowan University, gaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication studies. The Sanctuary has set up an internship that caters to things she is most interested and skilled in. She is responsible for event …


Caleb is a product of constant confusion between societal life and a soft spot for adventure.


Sam is a Fall 2013 intern at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. She is an English major and Communications minor at The College of Saint Rose. Her duties were to create events on the Sanctuary Facebook page and website, as well …


Maryum is an intern for the Fall ’13 season at the Sanctuary for Independent Media. She is a junior at RPI with a major in Electronic Media Arts and Communications as well as a minor in Marketing. She helps …


Nickleson is an intern at the Sanctuary for the Fall ’13 season. He went to undergraduate school at SUNY Albany and majored in Earth Science. He also attended graduate school at Columbia and studied Climate Change and Policy. He …


Tessa is a member of the AmeriCorps VISTA group. She comes multiple times a week to help out with whatever the Sanctuary needs her to work on, whether it is organizing our editing rooms to painting our hallways with …


Vanessa is a member of the AmeriCorps VISTA group. She comes multiple times per week and helps with whatever we aske her to do! She made lunch for us one day, this is a picture of her and her …

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