Featured Stories tagged with "summer"

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For college students, summer internships are valued opportunities that provide rich learning experience and hands-on training in their chosen professions. At LCM, students actively pursue, and attain, internships in fields that give them a brief taste of their future careers. This summer, Touro visited six students at their respective internship sites to learn more about their responsibilities on the job, their work environments, and what advice they’d give to other students pursuing internships. 
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In his clinical psychology internship at Queens Hospital Center’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Department, Jacob (more commonly known as Moshe) Weinger worked with elementary school children who had challenging psychological issues. “Kids came with a range of disorders spanning ADHD to PTSD, but the common denominator among them was that they all had some type of learning or behavioral disorder…We had children who are on the autism spectrum and those who just needed a little help getting ahead in school.” Most of them, he adds, were from low-income homes in Queens. “Some had sustained repeated abuse and neglect, and at least one (if not more) lived in a homeless shelter,” he said. 
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For college students, internships are valued opportunities that provide learning experience and hands-on training in chosen professions. This summer, dozens of LCM students took advantage of their free time to participate in major-related internships that gave them a taste of their future careers. Here are some of their stories. 
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When Raphael Gal was selected for an internship this summer at Israeli software development company Tobeweb (which builds websites, mobile apps, and databases for other companies), he was assigned to the three-person Android team. His main task? Creating an Android app for one of their clients, real estate company Tashuv—a start-up that offers property management and rental services for residents of Israel.
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Finance major Eric Gorlechen, LCM ’16, was at his high school alumni shabbaton when he met Ephraim Kutner, CEO of a Long-Island based commercial real estate financing firm. 
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Take the one train down to Wall Street, tread carefully among the suited men and women rushing through the curvy, cobblestoned streets, and you’ll reach the bright, grassy Hanover Square, home to the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. Upstairs in the cafeteria—which features stunning views of the Brooklyn Bridge and ships dotting the piers of the East River—Arie Salamon, data architect intern in the Information Technology division of Guardian Life, explains his role.
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Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, Phibro Animal Health Corporation is nestled in a large, airy plaza right next door to the Mariott at Glenpointe.  Flora and fauna surround the first level complex, and in the background is the soothing sound of waterfalls hitting rock. A global animal health and mineral nutrition company, Phibro’s annual net sales exceed $650 million, and its 1,100 employees manufacture and market Phibro’s products to approximately 3,000 customers around the world.
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Nate Hershkowitz speaks enthusiastically as he describes his typical day at The Evil Genius Group, a marketing company for small businesses and high-profile individuals in New York. “It’s always flying here,” he says. “Everyone has so much to do. But at the same time, it’s really chilled.” He gestures around the office, a WeWork space housed in the Upper East Side: In the “living room area,” as he describes it, one employee sits comfortably on a yellow couch, his laptop on his knees, while another sits on one of the barstools in the “kitchen.” The interior décor is modern chic: a collage of cool, colorful furniture, geometric wallpaper, and contrasting, bright textures. One room’s walls are covered entirely in whiteboards. Another hallway is covered in pastel-colored drawings and motivational quotes.
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Don Cohen, a Rambam Mesivtah graduate, said he chose LCM because he wanted a program that excels in both sides of a dual curriculum. “I wanted a program that would give me a strong secular education along with a serious beis meidrash program,” explained Cohen who spent two years after high school in Israel at Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh. “I also wanted a small program where I could get a lot of attention.”
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During his internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Radiation Oncology, Simon Dadoun was involved in clinical research for prostrate cancer.