2015-2016 Undergraduate Interns
Kassie O'Brien is a senior at Grand Valley with a double major in Spanish and International Relations and a minor in International Business. Last fall semester, she studied abroad in Quito, Ecuador, where she got firsthand experience in the Latin American culture and language that she loves so much. Kassie is pursuing her dream career in Spanish interpretation and translation, and in her free time she loves to travel, play volleyball, cook, and read.
Crisols' name means the melting pot in Spanish. She is a senior liberal studies major studying systems of oppression. She is also a McNair scholar and have done two summers of research; first on Chicano poetry, and then on Latino-police relations in Chicago. The president of Advocates for Immigration Reform, Crisol hopes to earn a PhD in Latin@ studies. She enjoys volunteering in the community, and tries to be as involved as possible with Latinos in West Michigan.