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Tech Park Academy | Rewriting the Book on Internships

  • Louisiana Technology Park 7117 Florida Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA, 70806 United States (map)

You think you could use an intern and you think you might have something to offer an intern, but isn’t it a lot of work to put together an intern program? BRAC’s InternBR programming can help you nail the basics and create an environment where interns thrive.

This session will be facilitated by BRAC’s Director of Talent Development Melissa Thompson and Gallagher’s VP/Director of Sales and Marketing Amanda Hamilton.

About Melissa Thompson, Ph. D.

Melissa leads all aspects of BRAC’s talent development program where she designs and executes recruitment and retention strategies to meet workforce demands. She partners with Baton Rouge area employers to provide services that complement their human resources practices, including regional tours for candidates and acclimation content on brac.org/lifeinbr. Additionally, she provides leadership development programming for young professionals and collaborates with area universities and employers to connect students to internships.

About Amanda Hamilton

Amanda Hamilton is the Area Vice President/Director of Sales-Gulf States for Gallagher. As Director of Sales, Amanda is responsible for branding and expanding the Gallagher footprint in Louisiana, Alabama & Mississippi markets. Her primary goal is to support GBS consultants with marketing, business development and achieving client excellence. Additionally Amanda has been responsible for the Gallagher Summer Intern Program for the past 3 years in Louisiana; which has been one of the most rewarding experiences in Director of Sales role.


Event Agenda:

  • 11:30: Registration & Lunch Starts

  • Noon: Program Begins

  • 1:00: Program Ends


About Tech Park Academy:

Tech Park Academy is a monthly seminar hosted by the Louisiana Technology Park. We strive to bring you talented, knowledgeable professionals who have invaluable information to share. These events are accompanied by a catered lunch, which is included in the ticket price of $10.

We hope to see you at this exclusive event!