Having a heart for medicine

Having a heart for medicine

WINONA, Minn. — Amy Zawacki knows, without a doubt, she wants to become a doctor specializing in pediatric cardiology. You could say she’s known—for some time—that she would like to practice medicine. “If third grade is ‘knowing,’ ” the Eau Claire, Wis., native says...
Real-world experience at Saint Mary’s

Real-world experience at Saint Mary’s

When it comes to getting experience that will help you get a great job, you can do it at Saint Mary’s. Our students and faculty work very closely together to develop research projects or find internships that give you knowledge you can only gain by EXPERIENCE. The...
Focusing on youth in crisis

Focusing on youth in crisis

Tiffany Johnson ’15 had wanted to be a lawyer since the seventh grade, back when she and her father sat in front of their living room TV each week to watch “Law and Order SVU.” But after taking college psychology classes, she changed her major from pre-law to...
Building a globally focused career

Building a globally focused career

Katarzyna “Kasia” Plawiak entered and won a highly competitive scholarship competition in Poland, offered by the Wasie Foundation, the Gostomski Family Foundation, and Saint Mary’s University. The six-month process involved writing an essay, making a presentation, and...
CREST intern gains from work with social media campaign

CREST intern gains from work with social media campaign

Allison Christensen ’16 is currently interning for the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) in Washington, D.C. The junior Electronic Publishing major is getting valuable hands-on experience on how to use social media and other digital marketing resources for a...
Vaughn focuses internship on empowering victims

Vaughn focuses internship on empowering victims

Manire Vaughn ’15 is managing his days to the minute. He has learned to always carry his electronic calendar, to keep good notes, and to “have a legal pad for everything.” The senior Human Services and Criminal Justice major is juggling his last semester of...
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