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Frassati Internship

 

Frassati Business Internship

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Who Do We Seek?

Frassati Interns are hardworking, flexible, and service-minded. They take initiative and are eager to contribute to the mission of their assigned partner organization. While all Notre Dame students are invited to apply, special consideration will be given to rising juniors and seniors in the Mendoza College of Business.

Frassati Cohort I

  • Arianna Fischer

    Arianna Fischer

    Major(s)/Minor(s)

    Marketing and English

    Graduation Year

    2020

    Placement

    Speciality Family Foundation in Santa Monica, CA

    "I love that the organizations that Frassati Fellows partner with are very holistic and they don't just do things because they were the right move from a business perspective. This is something that I'll continue to look for as I move forward in my career."

  • Michaela Evanich

    Michaela Evanich

    Major(s)/Minor(s)

    IT Management, Collaborative Innovation, and Theology

    Graduation Year

    2020

    Placement

    Empower Illinois in Chicago, IL

    "I loved this experience so much that I was decided to continue working in education when I went abroad to Italy, where I am serving as an English tutor in a school."

  • Danny Felton

    Danny Felton

    Major(s)/Minor(s)

    IT Management and Hesburgh Program in Public Service

    Graduation Year

    2020

    Placement

    Archdiocese of Chicago in Chicago, IL

    "I learned a lot about what I would look for in a boss in internships to come. The people that I worked for were very supportive and approachable. I learned a lot about the work environment that works for me."

  • Brennan Lee

    Brennan Lee

    Major(s)/Minor(s)

    Finance and Marketing

    Graduation Year

    2020

    Placement

    Archdiocese of Chicago in Chicago, IL

    "I think it’s really cool that we can use business elements to advance Catholic education. I’ve been educated in a Catholic school my entire life from nursery school onwards, so I definitely have an appreciation for Catholic values in the classroom, but then also you couple that with your business background and it's really a unique opportunity."

  • Helen Hong

    Helen Hong

    Major(s)/Minor(s)

    International Economics with Spanish and Education, Schooling, and Society

    Graduation Year

    2020

    Placement

    Empower Illinois in Chicago, IL

    "Through this experience, I gained a better understanding of the complexity within the nonprofit sector, the connection between politics and nonprofit work, the culture of start-ups, and my interests and “non-interests.”"


 

 

Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati

Pier Giorgio Frassati, a soon to be saint, was an ordinary man who lived out his faith in extraordinary ways over the course of his short life on Earth. Born into a wealthy family in Turin, Italy in 1901, he studied intensely at the best academies to become a mechanical engineer. Frassati’s passions were wide and varied - he was an outdoorsman, a mountaineer, a political protester, and a jokester. However, his deepest passion was his love of the poor.

There are many accounts confirming Frassati’s dedication to the marginalized. He was often scolded by his mother for arriving late to dinner, but what she did not know was that he had spent his afternoon serving the hungry and then running home after giving away his bus money. Pier’s father would reprimand him for returning home without his coat not knowing that he gave it away. Pier Giorgio Frassati contracted polio from his work with the poor and died at the age of 24. His commitment to those in need was apparent even in his death as he scribbled a message to his friend with his paralyzed hand for medicine to be taken to a poor sick man that Frassati had been visiting.

Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati embodied the integrated lifestyle that we strive for at ACE, Notre Dame, and in the Congregation of Holy Cross at large. In the words of Blessed Basil Moreau, “...the mind will not be cultivated at the expense of the heart. While we prepare useful citizens for society, we shall likewise do our utmost to prepare citizens for heaven.” On the famous photo of Frassati’s final climb he wrote the words “verso l’alto” meaning “to the heights.” His entire life was dedicated to this climb towards the top, towards heaven. In this way, Frassati’s life inspires our interns so that their career, personal life, and faith life are indistinguishable from one another, but instead each inform the other.


 Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati - Chairty is not enough. We need social reform.

Contact Us

Contact if you have any questions. We look forward to hearing from you and welcome you to email or visit us in Carole Sandner Hall on Notre Dame’s campus.

Application Timeline

  • November 1 - Application available
  • February 18 - Application deadline
  • Mid-February - Interviews
  • Early March - Decision notification
  • June - Begin Internship