Spring 2018 Intern Spotlight-Briana

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock welcomes 4 university students to intern at our office for the 2018 spring semester. In this series, we’ll introduce you to the talented students that are helping, learning and gaining experience at our office this semester.

Meet Briana

Where are you originally from, what is your major and what year are you?

Midland, TX. Human Development & Family Studies, Senior.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

I want to work for a foster care/ adoption agency.

What is a typical day as an intern at BBBS?

Getting to work with an amazing staff and witnessing all the magic happen when a Little gets to meet their Big.

How did you hear about this internship opportunity and what steps did you take to get here?

I heard some of my classmates do a presentation on BBBS and I felt a tug on my heart to try to get an internship here. So I decided to take a chance and reach out to BBBS and here I am!

Why did you choose to intern at BBBS Lubbock?

I love the mission of BBBS and that mission is similar to some of the organizations that I worked with back home. Working to help children have a better future is something I am very passionate about and BBBS does that for the Lubbock community!

What are you hoping to learn while interning at BBBS?

I am hoping to get a different outlook on an organization that works with children. I have volunteered for similar organizations before, but they were smaller so it will be interesting to learn everything on a larger scale.   

What was/is your favorite class in college?

“The Family in the Community”

What activities are you involved with at school?

Women’s Service Organization

Do you have a special talent?

Does napping count? lol

What is your current favorite TV show?


What was the last movie you watched?

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (3 times, I am obsessed)

Drink of choice?

Diet Coke

Favorite quote or expression?

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”

Someday I will: Travel to Haiti and do mission work.

Slightly addicted to: Diet Coke and The Greatest Showman soundtrack.

Dislikes: Birds and squirrels ( I am terrified because I was attacked when I was younger)

Favorite Place: Disney World!

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Ireland!

If you could add one snack to the office what would it be? Diet Coke, obviously.

What is the one thing you couldn’t live without? My family!


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