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BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) – BRAC’s InternBR program is now finished and 24 individuals graduated on Friday, July 27.

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber said “the program provides post high school-age students with professional development training focused on soft skills.”

The intent of the InternBR program is to help area employers attract and keep young skilled talent.

The 24 students who participated in the program were involved in six weekly sessions that focused on professional development.

BRAC said, “the program began with an opening retreat focused on the qualities of effective leadership and communication and culminated with participants using their newly-learned skills during a networking session where they met with area young professionals.”

​​​​BRAC provided a list of the participants in the InternBR Class of 2018 and their internship companies:

  • Caroline Cenci, Baton Rouge Area Chamber
  • Elise Chaky, Kids Orchestra
  • Hunter Chaney, Hannis T. Bourgeois
  • Madison Costanza, Baton Rouge Area Chamber
  • Carmen Edwards, Louisiana Fish Fry Products
  • Molly Fix, Gallagher
  • Paul Gibson, Gallagher
  • Liz Heredia, Puryear IT
  • Keosha James, Bonton Associates
  • Anna-Kate Kidder, Gallagher
  • Sam Knotts, Emergent Method
  • Corynn Major, Gallagher
  • Ayanna Muigua, Kids Orchestra
  • Peyton Myer, SSA Consultants
  • Blake Painter, Gallagher
  • Mary Frances Patrick, Gallagher
  • Victoria Pipes, Gallagher
  • Cassidy Robinson, Kids Orchestra
  • Allison Smith, Baton Rouge Area Chamber
  • Mallory Sceroler, Gallagher
  • Austin Toffoli, Gallagher
  • James Treuting, Gallagher
  • Madison Underwood, BXS Insurance
  • Emily Watts, Gallagher