COLUMBUS – Five members of the Ohio State men’s lacrosse team will spend this summer in Columbus as part of the Huntington Bucks Go Pro 1.0 intern class, which in total is comprised of a program-record 46 student athletes representing 24 different Buckeyes sports programs.
The five Buckeye lacrosse representatives are:
• Anthony Ameo – camps
• Omari DeBerry – Buckeye Leadership Fellows
• Brandon Fisher – Sports Administration
• Jack Rennillo – Student Life
• Ryan Terefenko – Coaching
The Huntington Bucks Go Pro 1.0 Internship program, which is the most tenured program in the Eugene D. Smith Leadership Institute, runs eight weeks over the summer and allows student-athletes to gain important hands-on professional experience. The program incorporates an educational curriculum focused on areas such as networking, leadership and personal finance. Furthermore, the program expands student-athletes’ scope by participating in site visits with local Columbus employers.
The seventh-year internship program also strives to:
1. Provide the student-athletes with meaningful work experience in a professional setting
2. Help enhance student-athletes’ resumes
3. Teach student-athletes how to develop a network of colleagues
4. Expand our student-athletes’ reference beyond their professors and coaches
5. Help our student-athletes be better prepared for life after college and represent Ohio State with class in their professional endeavors.
More on what Buckeye lacrosse interns are saying about this experience:
Anthony Ameo • Major: Exploration
Career Goal: Graduate from The Ohio State University with tools and skills to succeed in the professional world and find a career where I am happy and excited to go to work.
Internship Expectation: Gain valuable work experience and be better equipped with skills and tools to help me succeed.
Omari DeBerry • Major: Sport Industry
Career Goal: Work in collegiate or professional athletics.
Internship Expectation: Learn how to be an effective leader.
Brandon Fisher • Major: Exploration
Career Goal: Use my talents and passions in a career that will allow me to leave a lasting impact on my chosen field.
Internship Expectation: Gain insight into areas of interest by working and collaborating with the best brand in college athletics while learning from experts and professionals.
Jack Rennillo • Major: International Business
Career Goal: Work between Italy and the United States with a major company to manage logistics or marketing.
Internship Expectation: Gain knowledge about logistics and be able to effectively plan projects in a timely and efficient manner.
Ryan Terefenko • Major: Sport Industry
Career Goal: Division-I head lacrosse coach.
Internship Expectation: Learn and grow as a young professional while further preparing for life after graduation. Gain insight and knowledge from great leaders and mentors.