Senior Communications Intern
Oâ€™Brien Center for Student Success
BS â€˜14, Merrimack College
Maria Russo joined The Oâ€™Brien Center for Student Success in August 2012 as a Marketing and Communications Intern. While holding this position she was responsible for posting to all of our channels of social media daily, as well as planning, executing, and attending multiple Oâ€™Brien Center events. Maria is passionate about event planning which lead her to her current position as the Senior Communications Intern. Currently, she is responsible for managing the overall marketing, communications, and event planning for all events/initiatives sponsored by the Oâ€™Brien Center.
Maria is currently a Senior at Merrimack College Majoring in Marketing with a minor in Communications. While taking courses at Merrimack and Interning at The Oâ€™Brien Center, Maria is also the member at large for Merrimackâ€™s collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and a chair on the Student Government Association board. Before interning for the Oâ€™Brien center Maria was the Global Marketing intern for an IT Company called Ipswitch, Inc. located in Lexington Massachusetts. While in this position she learned quality skills in contributing to various marketing projects and preparing for numerous tradeshows.