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Internship Spotlight: Kelsey Porter, Arthur’s

Kelsey Porter is a full-time staff at Arthur’s Senior Care–ACR’s sister company. For her internship project, Kelsey Porter created a dementia care best-practices guide for staff. It took some time to find an accessible and engaging format, but in the end she created a valuable resource that staff appreciated and utilized.  Attended: Macalester Major: Biology…

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Intern Spotlight: Jordin Klar

Jordin facilitated an intervention in her home that resulted in a significant reduction in behaviors for her resident. See what she did and why! Attends: University of Minnesota Twin-Cities Major: Developmental Psychology Career Plans: Clinical Psychology “I’ve learned a lot of patience and people skills at ACR, and about person centered care. I’ve learned to…

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Intern Spotlight: Priya Kanajam

After starting a Direct Care job at ACR as a freshman at the University of Minnesota, Priya started her Internship at ACR as a senior after fulfilling years of direct care experience at her home. Attends: Senior at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Major: Biology Career Path: pre-med “Starting to work at ACR was probably one of the…

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Intern Spotlight: Abigail Ferraro

Abby Ferraro balanced the work load of her final semester as an undergrad while wrapping up a very impactful pre-PA internship at ACR. Attends: Senior at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Major: Biology, Society, Environment major, Public Health minor Career Path:  Pre-PA   “I originally applied to ACR with the intent of doing an internship and started…

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Intern Spotlight: Sabeena Jagdeo

ACR interns have the capability to do incredible things during their time at ACR. While working direct care is impactful in itself, interns have the opportunity to tie their direct care experience together with self-guided, independent research. Interns have done such projects as creating exercise plans, modifying menus, working with doctors and nurses to change…

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