Spring 2018 Intern Spotlight-Courtney

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 Courtney

Where are you originally from, what is your major and what year are you?
-Plano, TX (outside of Dallas)
-Major: Human Development and Family Studies
-Year: Senior, graduating May 2018

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Nurse, starting an accelerated nursing program in the fall

What is a typical day as an intern at BBBS?
So far, lots of training

How did you hear about this internship opportunity and what steps did you take to get here?
My big was an intern last year and told me how much she loved it
Steps I took: emails and interviews

Why did you choose to intern at BBBS Lubbock?
Such a great experience and I think it will really help me see different sides of people when I’m in the medical world

What are you hoping to learn while interning at BBBS?
How to help children in more ways than one. I want to learn how to be the best mentor and how to help others be the best mentor they can be

What was/is your favorite class in college?
Biology or Anatomy, any kind of science class

What activities are you involved with at school?
I wish I had time to but no, just school school school

Do you have a special talent?
Drinking way too much coffee

What is your current favorite TV show?
Grey’s Anatomy

What was the last movie you watched?
How to lose a guy in 10 days

Drink of choice?
Coffee

Favorite quote or expression?
You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong

Someday I will:
Steps foot on every continent

Slightly addicted to:
Coffee, pickles and my phone

Dislikes:
Being hungry

Favorite Place:
Grandparent’s house in Alabama

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

What is the one thing you couldn’t live without?
My best friends

Favorite App?
Spotify

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