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Northland College intern and loon

Full Circle

Former LoonWatch Intern Christopher Emory describes his internship experience as “coming full circle, from learning about loons and educating the public last summer, to actually doing the hands-on field work this summer.” You may remember him for the colorful cast (broken wrist) he sported last summer. Like a banded loon,…

Design board of Northland College graphic design student Victoria Schell

Summer of Coffee Love

…the director of marketing at Big Water Coffee and the marketing and events manager at the Bayfeld Chamber and Visitor Bureau. The two of them met at the Northland College Job and Internship Fair in the spring and hit it off. Schell needed to fulfill a required graphic design internship

Northland College student Adrian Diaz in Nicaragua

Diaz Looks at Eliminating Waterborne Illness in Nicaragua

…International. Adrian Diaz, a 2016 graduate from Northland College, recently traveled to Nicaragua as part of an internship at CTI to explore out how rural communities are leading efforts to eliminate waterborne illness. Diaz visited several communities that have purchased a CTI Water Chlorinator, an inexpensive technology that uses chlorine…

Northland College student and wolf pup

Howling with Wolves

…I would assist in daily feedings, daily educational programs where the pups would be brought into the auditorium for the public to see, as well as getting them used to the human touch and presence for medical purposes and their own comfort around people. Throughout the internship I was able…

Northland College Alumni Matt Draeger

From Intern to Financial Advisor

Matt Draeger '18

internship with Northwestern Mutual which has now turned into a full-time job as a financial advisor. I work out of the Duluth, Minnesota office where much of my focus is to serve the Ashland area. As a financial advisor, I help clients with financial planning at every stage in life,…

Northland alum fish geneticist holds up fish

Ackerman Brothers Pursue Fish Biology, Genetics

…an internship for the Department of Fish and Game in Idaho. The internship taught Mike a number of things, but most importantly how to stay afloat. “Before Northland, Mike couldn’t even swim a stroke,” Barb said. “Then, he just decided to spend a whole summer snorkeling in the rivers of…

Northland College student holding phone.

The Woman Behind the Screen

…said Jason Terry, associate professor of art. Fischer majors in biology and minors in art. She works two jobs—at a bakery and as a social media assistant in the Office of Marketing Communication at Northland College. And she is the captain of the women’s cross country team. “Mikaela takes it…

Outdoor Orientation

Welcome to Northland’s Outdoor Orientation. Our program is made up of an outdoor orientation (OO) experience and an on-campus orientation. All new students must participate in both the on-campus portion and an OO experience as part of First-Year Experience graduation requirement. Transfer students arriving with less than 24 credits are…