Sunday Spotlight: 2018 Youth Education & Music and Educational Event Planning & Promotions Interns

Name: Jillian Goulet
Position: Youth Education and Music Intern
Hometown: Delaware, OH
College: Heidelberg University
Major: Psychology

How did you hear about Lakeside, or what is your Lakeside story?

My family has been coming to Lakeside my whole life. Quite a few of my friends from Heidelberg have been previous interns. My best friend had this position last summer, and hearing about how much she enjoyed it inspired me to apply.

What are you most looking forward to this summer at Lakeside?

I am looking forward to learning the ins and outs of the place I have loved growing up, as well as working with the youth and challenging myself.

What do you hope to gain from this experience?

I hope to gain improved planning skills and the ability to explain complex concepts in a simple way. Working with children is such a rewarding experience, so I am hoping to gain some of their knowledge.

Name one goal you hope to achieve this summer.

One goal I have for the summer is to take advantage of the programming in my free time. Netflix can wait until fall; I want to experience everything here that I can, whenever I can.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

I enjoy tennis, biking, crafting, hammocking, music, swimming, hiking and traveling. I love anything that involves being outside or on the water!

What is one of your proudest moments or major accomplishments you have achieved thus far in life?

One of my proudest moments was becoming president of Delta Sigma Chi, my sorority. I am graduating a year early so I am younger than most past presidents. Being trusted to lead and represent a large society in this capacity is an honor.

What is your dream job?

My dream job is teaching and researching in social psychology at a university. Ideally, I would like my research to focus on bias and discrimination.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

My great-aunt worked at Hotel Lakeside. She got in trouble one day for placing the knife the wrong way at the table setting for Eleanor Roosevelt.


Name: Erin Carroll
Position: Educational Event Planning & Promotions
Hometown: London, OH
College: Hillsdale College
Major: English and Economics

How did you hear about Lakeside, or what is your Lakeside story?

I have spent a week every summer at Lakeside with my family since I was a child.

What are you most looking forward to this summer at Lakeside?

I am looking forward to spending the whole summer at Lakeside and all the adventures that entail along with experiencing what goes on behind the scenes at Lakeside.

What do you hope to gain from this experience?

I hope to gain wonderful memories and valuable work experiences.

Name one goal you hope to achieve this summer.

This summer I would like to get to know and network with as many interesting people that I can.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

I spend most of my free time reading. My favorite places to read at Lakeside are the swing on the intern porch or the Hotel Lakeside porch.

What is one of your proudest moments or major accomplishments you have achieved thus far in life?

One of my proudest moments this far in life was being accepted into a study abroad program to study literature in England which then led to my decision to attend my current college.

What is your dream job?

My dream job is to be a princess.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

I am OBSESSED with anything British. I love British literature and culture. I am particularly interested in British royalty. I woke up at 4 a.m. on the first weekend at the intern house to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.

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