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Meet our Staff

Carrie Gardner
Administrative Director  

Carrie is responsible for overall direction of the internship office, ranging from traditional internships to special projects. She regularly assists employers and students in developing and obtaining internships, screens all internships posted with the Career Resource Center, and determines final grades for student interns. Carrie is available for employer training programs regarding supervision and mentoring of interns.

Mary Dahl
Program Assistant

Mary is the first point-of-contact for the internship office, working with students and employers alike to help them understand our administrative process. She completes academic registrations, work authorization requests for international students, and assists with the evaluation of academic assignments submitted by all undergraduate and graduate level students earning academic credit for internship participation.

Martha Salzman

Martha Salzman
Faculty Director 
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting and Law

Martha is responsible for final approval of all internship placements as well as key decision making on policy regarding program operations. She serves as Chair of the faculty internship committee.

Briana Janson, BS Accounting Candidate

Briana is a junior in the accounting program in the UB School of Management. She is responsible for assisting with student walk-ins and serves as co-editor of Intern Insider, the official newsletter of IEL. Briana also contributes to BizLink work, special projects and key administrative functions.

Erin Dings, MBA Candidate

Erin is a Buffalo native and a first year MBA student concentrating in Marketing. Erin assists the Career Resource Center with front desk operations and is available to answer internship questions. Erin also contributes to BizLink and HUB processes as well as special project work.