Meet the Fall 2023 Interns

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School is back in session and we’re excited to welcome a new cohort of talented interns to the Utah State Archives! Learn more about them, and the exciting projects they will be undertaking this semester, below:

Photo of Lauryn Whipple at the Utah State Capitol

Lauryn Whipple recently graduated from the University of Utah with her Bachelors in History and has worked at the Natural History Museum of Utah for the past three years. She will spend the semester with our Local Government team working on accessioning newly acquired historical records into the State Archives permanent collection.

Belle Frahm is a senior at Brigham Young University majoring in Theatre Arts Studies and minoring in History. She’s had experience in advertising, audience design, and creative communication and is interested in graphic design and increasing her knowledge of engagement in government, which makes her a great fit as our Outreach and Advocacy Intern!

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Head shot of Brenna Foerster

Brenna Foerster resides in Eugene, Oregon, and is beginning her second year in the MLIS program at San Jose State University with an emphasis on Archival Studies, Preservation, and Cataloging. Presently, she is employed at a law library, where she performs basic legal research and is working on a cataloging project. As a remote intern, Brenna will be assisting the General Retention Schedule Update Project team with a review and update of General Retention Schedules related to Law Enforcement records.

Audrey Helm is a senior at the University of Utah studying English and Art History. After completing her undergraduate studies, she plans to attend graduate school to earn her Master’s in Library and Information Science. As the reference intern, she will be working directly with our Reference & Access Program Manager to learn how to locate records in our collection and work directly with patrons.

Headshot of Audrey Helm