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Making WVU better

Lewellen, Mitten, Thomas

Photos by Furbee

While many students traveled far and wide to participate in internships over the summer, three students in the Statler College found the best opportunities right on campus. 

Jacob Lewellen, Chris Mitten and John Thomas interned with WVU Facilities Management on projects ranging from preparing electrical, piping and HVAC drawings for outside contracts to improving internal processes related to project closeout procedures. 

“Without student support, our staff would spend more time on each project, limiting our University’s growth,” said Liza Rigucci, project engineer for WVU Facilities Management. “As WVU grows there is more and more demand for improvement across campus, and our student interns are essential to improving the internal processes of our department. It’s a small role that makes a big difference.”