Lauren White

Major: Human Development and Family Studies
Company/Organization: Gilbert Intermediate School
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Destination: Gilbert, Iowa
Timeframe: Spring 2022
Advisor/Coordinator Email: hswebaid


Worked in the school counseling office. Responsibilities included leading classes and groups, assisting students, classroom preparation projects, data collection and organizational projects, and lots of shadowing and assisting with day to day counseling responsibilities


Gaining leadership and classroom management skills

Learning experience

Counseling, behavior management, and student emotional regulation strategies

What advice would you give?

There are so many options for career and grad school paths from this major. I am grateful that I got to explore a career before I went on to do my master's for a specific career. Use your internship as a time to explore if you are considering grad school!

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