Charissa Kaspar '08


Major:  Biology; English

My fellowship experience
"I had the opportunity to take initiative and make independent decisions on the projects while at the same time having a certain degree of help along the way."

Charissa Kaspar '08

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Cornell Fellow in Communications

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Des Moines, IA

Aims of the Fellowship
I worked at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), a state agency responsible for conserving and enhancing Iowa's natural resources. I worked for the Communications Bureau, which is a part of the Director's Office. This bureau provides communication products and services to the rest of the department, operates the Springbrook Conservation and Education Center, and produces Iowa Outdoors magazine.

Faculty Sponsor
Shannon Reed, English