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LIVESTRONG Foundation names Garland native as intern 

LIVESTRONG Foundation names Garland native as intern

Christeen Pusch, who obtained her masters of science in community and regional planning at the University of Texas in fall of 2010, was recently named LIVESTRONG Foundation intern. As the research and evaluation intern, Pusch will measure the impact of foundation initiatives. She analyzes data and reports internally and externally on the outcomes of foundation initiatives including cancer support services, grant-funded programs, public health and health policy initiatives.

Pusch and her family have experienced the impacts of cancer since her dad was diagnosed with the disease.

“My entire family has been very supportive of one another through everything,” she said. “I’m pleased to be part of this organization that has benefited so many people.”

The oundation offers non-paid internships to students and recent graduates interested in gaining experience in a nonprofit setting. The fall intern class consists of interns from across the country. Interns work directly with an employee at the foundation in the following areas: shared services, development and fundraising, programs, government relations and external affairs and marketing.

Interested applicants should complete an intern application at www.LIVESTRONG.org. Applications for spring internships are currently being accepted. The deadline for the spring semester is Dec. 11.

 

About the LIVESTRONG Foundation: LIVESTRONG Foundation fights to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. For 18 years, the foundation has been a voice for cancer survivors and has directly served more than three million people. LIVESTRONG answers survivors’ questions, tells their stories and helps them live their lives through direct service, advocacy and inventive partnership models. In 2014, the foundation launched its boldest enterprise yet—the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. The institutes will be a pioneering approach to patient-centered cancer care designed by survivors to deliver the best teaching practices and the greatest collaborative research to serve the cancer community.

If anyone you know needs cancer support, please visit LIVESTRONG.org/WeCanHelp. For more information about programs and services, visit LIVESTRONG.org.