Student Interns - Communications

Adrienne Bechtel

photo of Adrienne BechtelEnglish:Professional Writing; Interactive Media Studies co-major, 2021

What I love about my majors: My majors give me the freedom to express myself and the ability to connect with people in many ways.

A role I play outside the classroom: Writer for UP Magazine, member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, and a writing consultant for Howe Writing Center

My favorite place on campus: King Library

My dream job: writing for National Geographic and working with scientists and photographers on climate change projects

A little-known fact about me: I have been to the hospital in 4 different countries.


Evie Doster

photo of Evie DosterEnglish:Creative Writing; Film Studies co-major, 2021

What I love about my majors: I love my majors because they allow me to develop my voice, artistically and in real life. Storytelling is part of the human experience and that's what I'm interested in — people.

A role I play outside the classroom: I work at King Library.

My favorite place on campus: I love taking walks around Kumler Chapel and sitting on the benches by the lake. It's a peaceful place to kind of forget yourself and just enjoy the scenery.

My dream job: screenwriting for TV shows and movies!

A little-known fact about me: I, my mom, and my brother all have holiday birthdays. Mine is Valentine's Day, my brother's is St. Patrick's Day, and my mom's is New Year's. (makes it easy for my Dad)


Allison Haeger

photo of Allison HaegerEnglish:Creative Writing; Media and Culture, 2021

What I love about my majors: I love my majors because they allow me to interpret why people say and do different things, and I enjoy writing about this.

A role I play outside the classroom: Staff Writer for the Miami Quarterly

My favorite place on campus: I enjoy working in Armstrong. I am usually pretty productive in one of the cozy chairs.

My dream job: I would like to be an editor, but am interested in anything involving books, television, and film.

A little-known fact about me: All my friends tell me I give great advice. I think I would probably be a counselor or therapist if I was not into my current majors.


Caroline Igo

photo of Caroline IgoEnglish:Creative Writing, 2021

What I love about my major: reading my fellow writers' work!

A role I play outside the classroom: I am the Fiction/Poetry editor for Happy Captive Magazine. I am also involved in Phi Sigma Pi, the National Honors Fraternity.

My favorite place on campus: King Library's Cafe

My dream job: nonfiction writer/author

A little-known fact about me: I once ran into Miami graduate, Paul Ryan while I was on a family vacation in Wisconsin.


Kelly Marsella

photo of Kelly MarsellaJournalism; Sports Leadership and Management, 2021

What I love about my majors: I love working in the ever-changing world of news and technology!

A role I play outside the classroom: Co-Social Director for Zeta Tau Alpha sorority

My favorite place on campus: my sorority suite!

My dream job: working in the communications department for an NFL team

A little-known fact about me: I studied abroad in Rome last summer!


Bethany Sersion

photo of Bethany SersionStrategic Communication; Psychology, 2021

What I love about my majors: Expression through written word has always been my favorite form of communication. Strategic communication encompasses all forms of communication, including written communication.

A role I play outside the classroom: I am a member of PR Visions.

My dream job: I want to work in PR — whether it be a firm or a sector of a company.