Past Interns

Emily Johnson, Spring 2016


Emily graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a double major in Digital Communications and Global Studies and a minor in German. She has studied abroad in Germany, and has done a service-learning experience in Ghana. During her internship she worked on promotional and marketing tools for events, as well as helping to redesign the website. She was a member of the softball and golf team at LVC.

Where is she now?: Emily is studying in Australia to finish her second degree. Afterwards she has accepted a job as a marketing coordinator for Greenfish Labs, a Virtual Reality production company located in Lancaster, PA.

Paige Diller, Fall 2015

Paige is a senior Accounting and Business Administration double major at Lebanon Valley College. During her internship, Paige provided local companies with specific information relating to the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, researched and wrote cultural reports on Albania and Algeria, authored blog posts, among other duties.

Where is she now?: Paige is finishing her final semester in college. She has already received a job offer from an accounting firm in the Washington, DC area and will begin the position upon graduating.

 Corby Myers, Summer 2015

Corby is currently a junior at Lebanon Valley College, majoring in Business Administration and minoring in International Affairs. During her internship, Corby assisted with managing the WTC Harrisburg’s Pinterest account, created a Netherlands business report, and researched metropolitan area export statistics and information on the snack food industry.

Where is she now?: Corby is finishing her Bachelor’s degree at Lebanon Valley College. Corby serves her college as a resident assistant and an ambassador. She also is employed in the Business Department and Financial Aid offices. Corby also secured a procurement internship at Clark Associates during the spring of 2016.

Lyle German, Spring 2015

Lyle graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a double major in Business Administration and Sociology and a concentration in Criminal Justice. Lyle assisted in gathering information from the local Chambers of Commerce to provide information on Certificates of Origin to our clients.

Where is he now?: Lyle graduated from Lebanon Valley College in Spring 2015. He is employed with Philhaven as a Psychiatric Assistant since 2014.

Shung Li Tan, Spring 2015

Shung Li graduated from Messiah College, majoring in Economics. She is originally from Malaysia and came to the US for her college degree. Shung Li was a statistical analysis and economic impact research intern. In addition to her internship, she was also involved in the Harrisburg Economic Empowerment Partnership, part of The Collaboratory of Messiah College and in partnership with the Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church, which aims to educate low-income residents in the Harrisburg region through a financial literacy curriculum.

Where is she now?: Shung Li graduated from Messiah in Spring 2015 and now works for a company in Philadelphia, PA.

Brooks Whiting, Spring 2015

Brooks Whiting graduated from Lebanon Valley College, double majoring in Business Administration and Health Science. He was a client support and marketing intern. Specifically, he provided companies with trade leads and assisted in developing the international marketability of business within Southcentral Pennsylvania. During his internship, Brooks also worked as the Equipment Manager for the Lebanon Valley College Ice Hockey team. Brooks’ professional interests included the business aspect of healthcare and new product development.

Where is he now?: Brooks graduated from Lebanon Valley College in 2015. He is employed by Sentz Consulting, a small firm in York, PA, as a Support Analyst.

Alicia Roberto, Fall 2015

Alicia graduated from Lebanon Valley College, with a double major in Business Administration and Accounting. During her internship, Alicia coordinated with WTC members to create Member Spotlights and conducted trade related market research. Alicia also generated a survey to help determine local interest for a container stuffing & container receiving facility in southcentral Pennsylvania. Additionally, she lent a hand in continuing to produce “The Impact of Trade” report, which was published in November 2014.

Where is she now?: Alicia also interned with the Business Office at the Palmyra Area School District before graduating from Lebanon Valley College in Spring 2015. Alicia now works as an Accounting Assistant at Superior Water Company Inc. in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania.

Rachel Kass, Summer 2014

Rachel’s main focus during her intensive month-long internship was on researching the economic impact of our region. From this research, Rachel helped to produce “The Impact of Trade”, an analysis of Pennsylvania’s ten Regional Export Network (REN) areas and each county of the Southcentral region. Rachel was an Economics major with a Security Studies Certificate at Dickinson College. She also studied at the University of East Anglia in England.

Where is she now?: After her internship with us, Rachel interned in Washington, DC with Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R- NJ 11th District). She graduated from Dickinson in Spring 2015.

Luke Stouffer, Spring 2014

Luke Stouffer interned with us during the Spring semester of his Junior year.  During this time, he was a senior Business Administration major at Lebanon Valley College. Luke’s main focus during his internship was coordinating, creating and analyzing the travel survey for the Harrisburg International Airport. He also assisted clients with Member Spotlights, trade research support, and obtaining grants through the State’s export assistance program.

Where is he now?:  Luke graduated in December 2014. After interning with us, Luke interned with Volvo in Chambersburg, PA as their Operations Communication Intern. Luke is now working as a Procurement Operations Associate at Accenture in the Philadelphia area.

Keith Wiley, Spring 2014

Keith Wiley interned with us during the Spring semester of his senior year. Keith attended school at York College, double majoring in International Relations and Philosophy with a minor in International Business. Keith’s responsibilities included coordinating with our members to create Member Spotlights, sending trade leads to clients, and assisting with promoting and coordinating our events.

Where is he now?: Keith graduated from York College in May 2015.

Cody Richard, Spring 2013 & Fall 2013

Cody interned with WTC Harrisburg for two semesters; Spring 2013 during his junior year and Fall 2013 during his senior year at Lebanon Valley College. Cody’s responsibilities included website management, marketing communications and events, client support service, and statistical analysis and economic impact research. Cody graduated from LVC in May 2014 with a degree in Business Administration and a focus in International Business.

Where is he now?: Cody is now employed by SEDA-COG as an Export Specialist. SEDA-COG is also part of Pennsylvania’s Regional Export Network, covering the central region of PA.

Hannah Copenheaver, Spring 2013

Hannah interned with WTC Harrisburg during her final semester at York College of Pennsylvania in Spring 2013. Hannah studied International Relations, with minors in International Business and Applied Youth Development, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Hannah’s responsibilities included creating fliers for upcoming events, client trade research support, and re-establishing the WTC Harrisburg’s Facebook page.

Where is she now?: After graduation, Hannah became WTC Harrisburg’s Trade Specialist. She also completed her Master’s degree at American University’s School of International Service, graduating in Summer 2015. Hannah is currently the Manager of Outreach and Communications with WTC Harrisburg.

John Englebert, Spring 2012

John interned with WTC Harrisburg in 2012 during the spring semester of his sophomore year at Lebanon Valley College. The most extensive long term project that John worked on during his time with our office was the organization and handling of the arrival of the German delegation of advanced manufacturers that came to visit our area that spring.

Where is he now?: John graduated from Lebanon Valley College in May 2014 with a degree in Actuarial Science.

If you are a past WTC Harrisburg Intern and would like to be added to this page, please contact us!