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KDS Seniors Embark on Amazing Career Internship Experiences!
KDS Seniors Embark on Amazing Career Internship Experiences!


The Career Intern Experience (CIE) enables seniors to experience a real-world employment opportunity within the greater Denver community. This opportunity allows seniors to explore career possibilities while broadening their understanding of the professional world.

Kent Denver seniors typically spend the final three weeks of the year working in the Career Intern Experience program as their final graduation requirement. Students arrange their own internships to work, without pay, alongside professionals for six hours each day, five days each week.

Students have faculty advisors who generally monitor the experience by visiting them on the job and reading their required journal entries and final paper. These faculty advisors also determine if the seniors have successfully completed the program.





Meet our Communications Team

Lisa Mortell

Lisa Mortell
Titles: Assistant Director of Communications
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School: (303) 770-7660 x324
Biography:
B.A. - English

"I love telling Kent Denver's stories. The amazing work of my colleagues and the accomplishments of our students provide endless inspiration!"

Since joining Kent Denver in 1998, Ms. Mortell has worked in various roles in the school's communications and development offices. She currently focuses on a wide range of communications, including social media, online newsletters, website content, print and digital publications and Summer at KDS marketing.

Jan Thomas

Jan Thomas
Class of 1976
Titles: Director of Communications
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School: (303) 770-7660 x295
Biography:

B.A. - Mass Communications
B.A. - Political Science
M.A. - Public Communications 

"As a student, Kent Denver changed the trajectory of my life. Working here allows me to support the school as it offers that same transformative gift to others."

Ms. Thomas has an extensive background in higher education and corporate communications and marketing. Additionally, she formed, owned and operated a communications company for several years.

Amy Vucci

Amy Vucci
Titles: Communications Specialist
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School: 303-770-7660 ext. 207
Biography:

B.S. - Biology

A videographer, graphic designer and past member of the communications department at Johnson & Wales University, Ms. Vucci provides her creative expertise to Kent Denver in video, photography, graphic design, writing and editing.