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April 05, 2017

Welcome FFL 2017 Interns!

One of our overarching missions at Fight For Life Foundation is to equip the next generation of leaders. We do this not only through the programs we run, but also by providing internship opportunities for college students. They help us in areas like event and program management and community relations. Our goal for our interns is to teach them skills like communication, creativity, collaboration, and how to work well with others that they will take with them in their future workplaces.

Get to know our group of interns for 2017 below!

Kennedy Nash, Event and Program Intern

I am currently a Senior at Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis majoring in Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management with a Kelley School of Business certificate. Originally, I am from Southern Indiana.

What are you most looking forward to during your internship with FFL?

I am looking forward to getting involved with the Seal the Deal events that are coming up this summer.

What impact do you hope to make on FFL this semester?

I hope to make an impact on FFL not only with the events themselves but with the kids we are fortunate enough to work with during my internship.

Mallorie Smith, Event and Program Intern

I currently attend Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis majoring in Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management as well, and will also be receiving my Business Foundation Certificate from the Kelley School of Business!

What are you most looking forward to during your internship with FFL?

I am most looking forward to putting my event planning knowledge learned thus far to use in executing the youth football camp and other upcoming events for the Fight For Life Foundation. I am also looking forward to meeting new people and developing new relationships with those individuals.

What impact do you hope to make on FFL this semester?

I hope to make a positive impact on FFL by creating and developing new ideas to use in events and marketing. I hope to plan successful, enjoyable, events for the youth that will help them grow and develop as an individual in the long run.

Matthew Brackney, Community Relations Intern

I’m currently a Senior at the Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis Philanthropy School.

What are you most looking forward to during your internship with FFL?

I am excited to work with FFL as it gives me a chance to gain real experience and knowledge in the public sector, while also being able to help make a difference in my community. From being a student athlete in high school, I am also looking forward to the Seal the Deal event and being able to connect personally with the children through the sport that played a major role in my life.

What impact do you hope to make on FFL this semester?

The impact I will strive to make as the community relations intern at FFL is to strengthen our connection with donors/vendors by improving the communication process with them and in return creating a better overall relation between Fight For Life and it’s supporters.