Interns

Abby Eifert

Abby Eifert

Abby is a senior from Dayton, Ohio, majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Engineering Corporate Practice. Through her work at the Office of Sustainability, Abby hopes to increase student awareness of the environmental movement and work on providing opportunities for the Notre Dame community to become more carbon neutral. In the future, she hopes to research sustainable packaging techniques for shipping companies and product manufacturers. Outside of the Office of Sustainability, Abby is on the Notre Dame Club Soccer Team and enjoys playing on various intramural teams throughout the year. Her hobbies include playing cards, going to Taco Bell, singing off-key, and RipStiking around campus with her friends.  

Alyssa Carrol

Alyssa Carroll

Alyssa is from a small town called Solana Beach, California which is 45 minutes north of downtown San Diego. She is in her senior year as a double major in Marketing and Design. Alyssa is involved in Badin Hall events on campus and likes to drive, go to the beach, and draw. A fun fact about her is that she has never been pulled over in a car but has been pulled over on a jet-ski. 

 

Andrew Conces

Andrew Conces

Andrew is a senior Economics major and Sustainability minor from Wilmington, Delaware.  In his spare time, he loves playing basketball, baseball, and virtually every other sport.  Andrew also enjoys traveling and hiking.  He is a pitcher on the Club Baseball team and a former resident of Dillon Hall. Andrew lives five minutes from former Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, and are members of the same church. 

 

Daniel Rottenborn

Daniel Rottenborn

Daniel is a junior Political Science major from Yardley, PA, located just outside of Philadelphia. Daniel has a passion for effecting change and hopes to create a lasting impact at Notre Dame through his sustainability research. He enjoys making the topic of sustainability fun and accessible to all people and can be observed talking about recycling at parties, tailgates, and in class. Although he has never owned a dog, Daniel has a genuine love of animals and dreams of the day when Notre Dame will allow pets in residence halls.

 

Daniel Venetucci

Daniel Venetucci

Dan is a senior from McHenry, Illinois majoring in Economics and Political Science with a minor in German.  Dan is a proud Keenan Knight who now lives off-campus, and he is involved with Senior Class Council and the Keenan Revue.  In his spare time, Dan likes to solve Rubik's cube puzzles, watch Chicago Bears games, and keep up to date with current events.

 

Dominique Madrid

Dominique Madrid

Domi is a sophomore from Fort Worth, Texas majoring in Civil Engineering with a minor in Resiliency and Sustainability of Engineering Systems.  Domi lives in Flaherty Hall where she plays on the interhall volleyball team and is one of the Sustainability Commissioners.  In her free time, she likes to hang out with friends, read, or go for a run.  She hopes to travel in her career to increase the resiliency of cities from all over the world and one day work with her older sister who studied environmental science at Notre Dame.  Domi enjoys ceramics, and can even throw on the pottery wheel blindfolded.

 

Jessica Staggs

Jessica Staggs

Jess is a sophomore from Zachary, Louisiana.  She is an Anthropology major with a Science, Technology, and Values minor.  Her goal through her internship with the Office of Sustainability is to make sustainability a larger part of everyone's lives.  She hopes to help Notre Dame students learn the importance of being sustainable and making a positive impact on the environment, even through small everyday actions.  Jess is a proud and active Whirlwind in Welsh Family Hall.  She is the Big Sis Little Sis point person on their social committee and regularly attends hall programming like Section Social and Crafts with Carol.  Jess has many artistic interests, and her favorite way to relax is painting.  She is also a FIREstarter with the Gender Relations Center, focusing on relationships and authenticity.  Outside of all of this, you can often find Jess embracing her inner fedora at the Hagerty Family Cafe.

 

Molly Hartlage

Molly Hartlage

Molly is a senior Biological Sciences major with a minor in Data Science.  Molly is originally from Maumee, Ohio, and has worked for an organization called Standing Rush that supports Lake Erie coastal marsh conservation.  As an intern, she is interested in learning more about water management and helping to reduce single-use plastics on campus.  She would like to work on the intersections of climate change and pollution with human health in the future.  molly is a former resident of Pasquerilla West Hall and is involved in Baraka Bouts, Habitat for Humanity, and Bookstore Basketball.  She volunteers with the Center for Hospice in South Bend and loves to travel and spend time outdoors.  

 

Rachel Hughes

Rachel Hughes

Rachel is a junior majoring in the Program of Liberal Studies and Environmental Science. Originally from Media, Pennsylvania,  Rachel was an Irish dancer for 11 years growing up and is continuing to dance in Notre Dame’s club and Ceili teams. She is the academic commissioner on  Lyons Hall council and joined the hall volleyball team. She is also involved in Campus Ministry. In addition to working at the Office of Sustainability, Rachel also works in Notre Dame's Stream and Wetland Ecology Lab (SWEL), primarily studying the effects of the invasive water weed Elodea on Alaskan ecosystem. She had the opportunity to work in Alaska for the summer of 2019, where she saw orcas, sea otters, and (her new favorite animal) puffins! 

 

Reagan Mulqueen

Reagan Mulqueen

Reagan is from Fort Worth, Texas and is a senior majoring in Business Analytics and minoring in Sustainability. Reagan lives in Breen-Phillips Hall and loves listening to music, doing puzzles, and exploring the outdoors. Around ND, she is involved in ND Food Rescue U.S., Students Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations (SCNO), ND Club Swim Team, Breen-Phillips Hall Council, and Breen-Phillips Welcome Weekend. A fun fact about Reagan is that she sheered a sheep in Ireland this past summer. 

 

Former Interns:

2018-2019
Kevin Hottinger '19
2017-2018
Chris Connolly '18
Dane Jeong '19
Matthew Magiera '20
Lindsey Meyers '19
Emily Okupski '18
2016-2017
Isabel Cabezas '17
Kirsten Hoffman '17
Meagan Hughes '17
Sarah Jen '17
2015-2016
Max Ducey '16
Ethan Muehlstein '16
Jack Magiera '16
Alex Ignacio '16
2014-2015
Kate Christian '15
Rob Coly '15 MBA
Sean Gervais '15
Shella Raja '15
2013-2014
Eileen Murphy '14
Christian Nofziger '15
2012-2013
Elizabeth Callam '13
Stephen Elser '14
Anna Gorman '13
Robert Jordan '13
Colleen MacDonald '13
2011-2012
Elizabeth Davis '12
Mike DellaPenna '12
Anne Whitty '12
Michelle Fuhrman '12
Kassandra Randazzo '12
Jenna Heffernan '12
Patrick McNamara MBA '12 
2010-2011
Meredith Rowland '09
Alicia Vasto '11
Julie Zorb '11
Patrick McCormick '12
Andrew McBride '11
Ethan Hatch '11
Summer 2010/Spring 2011
Tim Casper March '11
2009-2010
Anna Amberkar '10
Colleen Kelly '10
Connor Kobeski '10
Dan Reid '10
Summer 2009
Jennifer Pepe March '12
2008-2009
Maris Braun '09
Laurie Hunt '09
Lourdes Long '08
Rory Tipton MBA '09
Chris Wilkinson '09