College of
Arts and Sciences

The inaugural Humanities and Social Sciences Internship Fair will give professional organizations, departments, and students a chance to connect while allowing our students to explore the wide array of opportunities available in the fields of humanities and social sciences.

The College of Arts & Sciences, in collaboration with the Office of Career Services, will host the:

Humanities & Social Sciences Internship Fair

Thursday, April 14, 9:00-11:00 am
Atterbury Student Success Center, Pierson Auditorium

Career Services will host a Pre-Fair Warmup starting at 8:30 am to help students with their last-minute preparations.

Students can register on site at the fair.

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Talking with Employers

Thursday, Apr. 14, 8:30 am, Atterbury Student Success Center, Room 237

This mini-session will give students a sneak peek and go over talking with employers at the fair. Join us to learn how to market yourself, master the elevator pitch, and answer difficult questions that can come your way.

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Internship Areas

Alumna Speaker: Shae Perry

Shae Perry was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated in 2019 with a degree in Communication Studies: Film and Media Studies. In 2017, she launched her own videography and entertainment company, “SFTL Entertainment.” SFTL stands for ShaeFromTheLou, which is the nickname she is known by. In 2019, Perry was awarded UMKC’s Outstanding Senior Award, UMKC’s Leadership Award, and became certified in radio marketing. Perry worked for two years as a Brand Ambassador for top non-profit Big Brothers Big Sisters KC, where she produced Spotify ads and voice-over projects, and presented to over 300 people in the Kansas City area.

Perry is currently an “On Air Radio Personality” on KPRS Hot 103 Jamz, where her entertainment name is Deona HuSTLe. KPRS Hot 103 Jamz is the oldest continually Black family-owned radio station in the United States. Perry is also an Account Coordinator at Crux KC, a Kansas City marketing firm that combines executive-level marketing and business strategy to provide a simple, smart, and affordable outsourced marketing solution for clients.

Perry has interviewed major celebrities and leaders such as Mayor Quinton Lucas. She generously volunteers her time serving as a Board Member on the UMKC College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Board. She has also emceed D1 Men’s & Women’s Sports and continues to host events that engage our communities.

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Faculty Participants

Elijah Gowin

Art and Art History

Lyn Elliot

Communication Studies

Ye Wang

Communication Studies

Misty Campbell

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Erik Olsen

Economics

Alberto Villamandos

Foreign Languages

Ben Woodson

Political Science

Brenda Bethman

Race, Ethnic and Gender Studies

Event Organizers

Caitlin Horsmon

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Email: horsmonc@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-2261

Hannah Hohenstein-Flack

Senior Executive Assistant
Email: hohensteinflackh@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-5421

Alicen Lundberg

Senior Coordinator for Academic and Student Programs
Email: lundberga@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-2534

Maria Olson

Office Support Assistant III
Email: molson@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1116