The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) has announced the graduation of 23 participants from its InternBR program.
InternBR, presented by Gallagher and sponsored by Hannis T Bourgeois, is an initiative of BRAC’s Talent Development program designed to invest in young professional talent and assist area employers with talent attraction and retention. The program provides post high school-age students with professional development training focused on soft skills.
The class of 23 area interns attended weekly sessions throughout June and July, each centered on a specific area of professional development. 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 mock interview session conducted by community human resources professionals.
Other focus areas included personal branding, professional communication, behavior preferences, and leadership styles. The students also engaged in professional, service, and social opportunities to learn more about the Capital Region.
InternBR participants were selected through a competitive application process. The InternBR Class of 2019 and their internship companies are listed below.
Chet Andrews, Lamar
Louis Angelloz, Labarre Associates
Blake Bean, Gallagher
Jeneé Benoit, Barker Property Management
Sarah Bourgeois, Gallagher
Alannie Broussard, LSU Residential Life
Paul Cassisa, Elifin Realty
Bradley del Rio, Gallagher
Walker Fleming, Accurate Medical Billing
Sam Grayson, Emergent Method
Maggie Higgins, Baton Rouge Area Chamber
Hunter Hill, Gallagher
Ashlyn Lyons, Frock Candy
Corynn Major, Gallagher
Peter Mata, Faulk & Winkler
Stoney McLarty, Armentor & Associates, APAC
Alisha Moore, Kids’ Orchestra
Mikayla Moss, Kids’ Orchestra
Peyton Phillips, Hannis T Bourgeois, LLP
Claire Popov, Gallagher
Zachary Roubein, Emergent Method
Shale Silva, Gallagher
Justin Sumrall, Gallagher
The InternBR program serves to attract and retain the region’s talent, one of BRAC’s chief objectives. To learn more about InternBR, visit www.brac.org/internbr.