THE 57TH CLASS OF ASME INTERNS
Jenna is a rising senior at Northwestern University where she studies journalism and has minors in sociology, and has an Integrated Marketing Communications Certificate. She is originally from West Bloomfield, Michigan. This summer, Jenna is an intern at Inc. Magazine in New York. She previously interned at the Michigan Chronicle, is the print managing editor of North By Northwestern Magazine and freelances for Detroit Jewish News. When she isn't working Jenna loves to play soccer, read and watch movies. You can follow Jenna on Instagram @jennaanderson_1.
Alex is a Yale University senior where he studies biomedical engineering and the humanities, with a minor in journalism. He is originally from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This summer, Alex is an intern at Fast Company. Before his ASME internship, Alex served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Scientific Magazine and the Yale Layer. In his free time, Alex plays volleyball, ski races, climbs and does printmaking. You can follow Alex on Instagram @alexdong1.
Originally from Gladstone, New Jersey, Kaitlyn is a rising senior at the University of Southern California. At school, Kaitlyn studies journalism and has minors in culture, media and entertainment and web development. This summer, Kaitlyn is interning at PEOPLE Magazine. Her other work includes serving as the editor of arts, culture and entertainment at USC’s Annenberg Media and as an editorial intern at The Bernardsville News. When she isn't working, Kaitlyn likes to practice yoga and meditation and enjoys theater and performing arts. You can follow Kaitlyn on Instagram @kaitlynhuamani.
Eden is a rising senior at Syracuse University, originally from Waterloo, Illinois. A double-major in journalism and political, Eden is the perfect fit for their ASME internship at The War Horse. Eden is the current editor-in-chief of Jerk Magazine and an intern at Central New York Community Foundation. Eden is a fan of music, art, travel, politics, and web design! You can follow Eden on Instagram @eden.stratton.
Essence is a rising senior at Howard University where she studies journalism and has a minor in Spanish. Essence hails from New York, New York by way of Atlanta, Georgia. Her ASME assignment was at Washingtonian. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Howard's campus magazine, Cover 2 Cover Mag, she interned at CNN and also has freelanced for Essence GU. Essence is an avid traveller, loves to binge-watch TV and is passionate about fashion. You can follow Essence on Instagram @essencewileyy.
Eleanor is a rising senior at Iowa State University, originally from Sioux City, Iowa. She is a journalism and political science major, with a minor in history. Her ASME assignment this summer is Bob Vila.com. Eleanor's past experience includes an apprenticeship at EatingWell.com, serving as the managing editor at the Iowa State Daily, and overseeing editorial content at TREND Magazine. When she's not working she can be found running, skiing or forcing the people in her life to eat whatever baked goods she made that day. You can follow Eleanor on Instagram @eleanor.chalstrom.
Emily is a rising senior from DePaul University, where she is a journalism major with a minor in environmental communication. This summer, Emily interned at World Wildlife Fund. She hails from Prospect Heights and loves yoga, painting, and jewelry! Emily also serves as the managing editor of DePaul's bilingual magazine, Pueblo. You can follow her on Instagram @_EmilyFigueroa.
A rising senior at Wesleyan Univesity, Nora is an English major with an art history minor. Originally from New York, New York, she fits right in at her ASME assignment at HGTV Magazine. Nora has previously interned at ThePioneerWoman.com and was a freelance writer at Wide Open Pets. When she isn't writing, Nora likes to thrift, cook, read, and run. You can follow her on Instagram @noraknoepfl.
Sasha is a rising senior at New York University where she studies media, culture, and communication and has a minor in journalism. She hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This summer Sasha's ASME internship position is at Real Simple. Prior to ASME, Sasha was an editorial intern at V Magazine and she has freelance work featured in Teen Vogue, Bustle, Essence GU, and Byrdie. When she isn't busy at work, Sasha loves fashion styling, making TikTok vlogs, trying new restaurants and yoga. You can check out Sasha's work on Instagram @itssashamonet.
Fraley is a Birmingham, Alabama native and a rising senior at Washington and Lee University. She is a journalism major with a minor in studio art. Fraley's ASME internship is at Food Network Magazine; she previously interned at StyleBlueprint in Nashville, Tennessee and serves at the managing editor of InGeneral Magazine. Fraley loves to shop, cook, and create art in her free time. You can follow her on Instagram @fraleywilliams.