Students selected for internships at 2012 Chicago Auto Show

January 3, 2012

Peoria, IL (December 21, 2011) Ten Bradley University students have been selected as interns at the internationally known Chicago Auto Show to be held at McCormick Place in February.

Students went through a rigorous application process that began in early November with cover letters and resumes submitted to executives at the Chicago Automobile Trade Association. Twenty students were granted on-campus interviews with three CATA executives.

The students will be given a variety of assignments including staffing the media center and issuing credentials, contacting media regarding news conferences, covering live news conferences from the show floor, providing content for the show website, writing news releases and media advisories, creating/editing video content, and generating material for social media consumption.

Bradley students selected for the internship are:

Allison Barkley, Lake Forest, Illinois
Karla Carr, Chicago, Illinois
Jessica Coulter, Elmwood, Illinois
Molly Geraghty, Joliet, Illinois
Morgan Kotars, Bartlett, Illinois
Lauryn Landacre, St. Charles, Illinois
Kendra Newlon, Hampton, Illinois
Katherine Odon, Arlington Heights, Illinois
Marissa Salinas, Chicago, Illinois
Courtney Shattuck, Barrington, Illinois

This is the 10th year that Bradley students from the Department of Communication have been selected to intern at the Chicago Auto Show.

Bradley is a private, independent university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 6,000 students the choice of more than 100 academic programs. Bradley links academic excellence, experiential learning and leadership development with an entrepreneurial spirit for a world-class education. Our size provides students extensive resources not available at most private colleges and the personal attention not commonly found at large universities.