Welcome to our Student Interns!


Chaintanya Erank, CMU.JPGChaitanya Eranki : Originally from India, Chaitanya came to Pittsburgh last year to pursue a Masters degree in Information Systems Management at Carnegie Mellon University.  In partnership with CMU’s Technology Consulting in the Community course, Chaintanya is helping Habitat to evaluate how Habitat’s external volunteer management systems, payment processing systems, and event management systems integrate with our website.  Chaintanya hopes to ultimately pursue a career in technology consulting, and we are grateful to have his positive energy and insights on board this semester.



DePree Hopkins: DePree comes to Habitat For Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh from right next door to the Habitat office, where her school is located. As a senior this year at Propel Braddock Hills High School, DePree became interested in the internship with Habitat as a way to help people while expanding her interests and knowledge of herself.  DePree works in the Habitat office, checking voicemails, answering the phone and referring people to the correct staff contact. She says, "I saw the internship as another way to serve people. It was an opportunity I simply couldn't pass up."  DePree is a hard worker and a delight to have in our office. Welcome, DePree!


Emily Skiba, Pitt.JPGEmily Skiba: Emily is a double major in Accounting and Marketing and is currently a junior at the University of Pittsburgh. Emily first got involved with Habitat through coordinating ReStore service days for her Phi Sigma Pi Honors fraternity last year. She is currently serving as the Habitat ReStore’s Social Media and Marketing intern and is helping to keep our social media pages updated, to revamp our store signage and website, and so much more. Be sure to like all the photos she’s posting on the ReStore facebook page at www.facebook.com/PittsburghRestore. Thanks for your hard work, Emily!


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