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Internship 101

The Communication Department is hosting Internship 101, which is an hour-long informational session about internships, entry level jobs, and how to transition out of college. Russ Florence, a PR exec with more than two decades of experience, will talk to all USAO students about how to prepare for the next steps in their careers.

 

Producers: Sam Little, Redji Curry, Matthew Yokum, Gisela Alonso

Voice-overs: Harry Cracknell and Sam Little

Interviewer: Matthew Yokum

Guests: Ray Thomas-Lapham and Dr. J.C. Casey

 

Ray Thomas-Lapham
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Sam Little, Senior Videographer
Sam is a third-year communication major at USAO from Lawton. He works at the Student Media Team, producing all sorts of videos for the University. Sam is also well on his way to obtaining a minor in French. On any other day he can be found tucked away in his room listening to spooky podcasts or bad quality indie music and planning out his next creative venture… or just napping.   Experience with The Trend: Senior Videographer: May 2023 - present Contributing Writer: Aug. 2022 - present
Redji Curry, Contributing Writer
Redji is a second-year student from Yukon. She said she is here to learn how to be a critical thinker. Redji said she is interested in taking classes that benefit her and if she got a degree at the end it would be groovy. She also knows all the words to Sir Mix a Lot's "Baby Got Back."   Experience with The Trend: Contributing Writer: Sept. 2023 - present
Mary-Grace McNutt
Mary-Grace McNutt, Senior Writer
Mary-Grace is a third-year communication and speech language pathology major from Moore. Mary-Grace is a part of the Drover Dancers and works for the Student Media Team, where she produces videos and takes photos around campus. She loves photography and wants to be a sports photographer after college.   Experience with The Trend: Senior Writer: May 2022 - present Contributing Writer: Aug. 2021 - April 2022
Matthew Yokum
Matthew Yokum, Senior Writer
Matthew is a second-year communication major from Chickasha. He is also a member of USAO's men's soccer team. When he’s not kicking a ball or writing, you can find Matthew at home watching his favorite TV shows.   Experience with The Trend: Senior Writer: May 2023 - present Contributing Writer: Aug. 2022 - April 2023
Harry Cracknell
Harry Cracknell, Senior Writer
Harry is a third-year communication major with a business minor from Brighton, England. He is a member of the USAO men's soccer team and spends his free time watching his favorite soccer team, Everton. Up the toffees!   Experience with The Trend: Senior Writer: Jan. 2023 - present Contributing Writer: Aug. 2022 - Dec. 2022
Gisela Alonso
Gisela Alonso, Contributing Writer
Gisela is a second-year Communication major who resides in Chickasha.   Experience with The Trend: Contributing Writer: Jan. 2023 - present
Ray Thomas-Lapham
Ray Thomas-Lapham, Graphic Designer
Ray is a third-year communication major, with an emphasis in graphic design, from Harrah. He obtained his Adobe certifications in visual design while enrolled in a technology center in high school.  Ray enjoys music, art, photography, and reading when he isn't busy with classes and work.   Experience with The Trend: Graphic Designer: July 2023 - present Contributing Writer: Aug. 2023 - present
Emily Loughridge
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief
Emily is a fourth-year communication major from Union City. Emily is obtaining minors in psychology and liberal arts, as well. She has been on staff for The Trend since the fall of 2021 and loves working with the writers on ideas! Emily also works in the Sports Information Department on campus as the Student Assistant. When she isn't studying or working, Emily can normally be found watching Scrubs, Reba, or How I Met Your Mother and enjoying ice cream with her boyfriend.   Experience with The Trend: Editor-in-Chief: Dec. 2022 - present Managing Editor: May 2022 - Nov. 2022 Contributing Writer: Aug. 2021 - April 2022