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Fairfield's Chelsea Kryspin Shares Her Role In WaterFire Event

Chelsea Kryspin, center, poses with Jamie Leiva, Special Events assistant at WaterFire Providence ,left, and Paul Kochanek, director of Events & Operations at WaterFire Providence.
Chelsea Kryspin, center, poses with Jamie Leiva, Special Events assistant at WaterFire Providence ,left, and Paul Kochanek, director of Events & Operations at WaterFire Providence. Photo Credit: Contributed

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Clark University student Chelsea C. Kryspin of Fairfield recently shared her experience as an intern for WaterFire Providence, a permanent art exhibition in downtown Providence, R.I., as part of a university showcase.

Kryspin's was one of 108 projects classified as a Liberal Education and Effective Practice project. LEEP projects allow students to creatively address problems and apply their knowledge in authentic workplace settings before graduation.

During her internship, Kryspin's responsibilities included:set up and breakdown of event venues; working with volunteers to complete tasks and projects and conducting research on event-related artwork and performance.

Kryspin is using what she learned at WaterFire in her current internship in Clark's Office of Student Leadership and Programming. She hopes to pursue a career in events planning and management.

The Fairfield Ludlowe High School graduate majors in Asian studies and minors in management. Kryspin is vice president of OPEN, a student organization that serves the LGBTQ communities through education and awareness of issues.

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