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.