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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Internship Spotlight - Heather Marsh Interns with Ashland's Board of Developmental Disabilities

Heather Marsh's profile photoHeather Marsh recently completed an internship with the Ashland County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Her duties included working with people with disabilities or their caregivers to determine areas of unmet needs. She collected data of current needs as well as projections of needs that could arise over the course of the next five years. She then organized the information, analyzed the information, and created summaries. These reports will be used by case workers to meet the needs of the individuals.

In this position, Marsh utilized skills she learned in Health Public Relations such as data collecting, recording and formatting and how to implement these into the organization's software.

Marsh is a senior and is majoring in Health and Risk Communication.