Kevin Reich '14 Tracks the Camels in Their Summer Internships & Experiences

Kevin Reich '14
Kevin Reich '14
The Connecticut College Men's Ice Hockey team was hard at work this summer. In order to prepare for the 2011-2012 campaign, the Camels are currently working through phase five of their rigorous strength and conditioning program. In addition to improving their conditioning and on ice skills, the Camels are utilizing the summer months to advance in their respective career paths. Our current team and recent alumni group is comprised of fine young men that are eager to begin their professional careers. Recently, our hockey alumni have been extremely helpful in aiding these student athletes in landing their first job or internship. We hope that it will be possible for you, as an alumnus of the Connecticut College Men's Ice Hockey program, to build on this tradition of helping our graduates, and lend a hand in connecting our players to the working world. The following highlights some of our players' recent accomplishments and work experiences. Chris Fogg, senior defenseman, is working as an intern with the EPA Region 1 based in New Haven, Conn. This summer Chris has been benchmarking different municipal buildings in Connecticut for their energy use. His project is specifically focused on developing energy management plans to provide the state of Connecticut with strategies in order to save energy and money. Sean Curran, senior forward and Co- Captain, is spending his summer with The Sev Group, based out of Chicago. This umbrella organization owns six smaller companies scattered throughout the greater Chicago area. Sean is working closely with the Premier Basketball League and Project HUGS. With the Premier Basketball League, Sean is working to recruit potential owners and teams, creating budgets, and hunting for new corporate sponsors. Sean is also promoting Project HUGS; a company that gives uninsured Americans the opportunity to receive much needed surgeries. J. J. McGregor, senior forward, is working as a corporate fulfillment intern with the Wichita Thunder of the Central Hockey League. He is gaining valuable knowledge of the sports management business, with special emphasis in the fields of marketing, ticket sales, and finance. Andrew Margolin, senior goaltender, is in the midst of completing a nine week internship in Boston at Cushman & Wakefield, a leader in the commercial real estate industry. He has been working with medical/ academic clusters consisting of medical schools, hospitals, and medical office buildings. Most of Andrew's efforts have been focused on canvassing for new properties that could be of potential value. For each of the potential properties, he has completed extensive online research by gathering information on each cluster including recent developments, future plans, owners, measurements, and zoning requirements. Andrew has compiled all of his research on these prospective properties, and presented the information to his company's senior management. Mike O'Donnell, senior forward, is spending his summer as an intern with Oppenheimer and Co. Mike has been rotating through multiple desks, enabling him to gain valuable exposure many different aspects of the financial industry. His main focuses have been in the areas of brokerage and trading, fixed income, and asset management. Mike has split time between the company's Boston and New York offices. Sean Murray, junior forward, is spending the first half of his summer working for the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office. While working in Providence, Sean is gaining valuable exposure to different legal procedures. Dawson Luke, junior defenseman, was accepted into the International Education of Students' summer study program in Chelsea, England. Dawson is currently taking two courses; one in British youth culture and the other in media and politics of the United Kingdom. Will Einstein, sophomore forward, Kevin Reich, sophomore defenseman, and Sean Murray were accepted to attend the London School of Economics this August. This prestigious summer program offers a wide array of challenging business and finance courses. As the summer months draw to a close, the Camels are eager to get back on campus and begin their pre- season training. After coming off a challenging rebuilding year, this year's squad has high hopes as it eyes down their opening weekend on November 18th. We hope to see you at Dayton Arena for this year's alumni game, and throughout the season for continued support. Please follow up with Coach Jim Ward if you have any inquiries about our players and their work this summer. Coach Ward can be reached at his office; 860 439 5237 or at jbwar2@conncoll.edu.

October 5, 2011

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