Meet our 2017 Greenway Interns
Alex Carbone, Horticulture Intern
Alex is a graduate of UMass Amherst with a degree in Environmental Design and concentration in Horticulture. He has held several positions as an environmental technician, horticultural intern, and urban volunteer. Aside from working locally, Alex has traveled to Copenhagen to study European design and sustainable development. He is currently a steward at the Falmouth 300 committee Land Trust, where he maintains conserved land parcels and submits reports of site conditions.
Vignesh Mahalingam, Accounting and Administration Intern
Vignesh is a prospective mathematics major at Amherst College. He has been an active member of his Norwood MA community, serving as a Math Club officer, a private tutor, and as a volunteer at Norwood Hospital. Vignesh has also interned in India in the field of public health. In his spare time, Vignesh also enjoys South Indian classical vocal music and has acquired a black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do.
Melody Zhang, Outreach Intern
Melody attends the University of Michigan and is a double major in environmental planning and philosophy. She has experience in catering, design, and farming, and has brought her passion for sustainability practices to those communities. Melody is a leader in her Christian Fellowship group and a volunteer coordinator in Detroit. Melody has also interned with the UM biological station, studying both plant and mammal species. She will be helping the Outreach department with community relations and marketing.
Katherine Wagner, Development Intern
Katherine is a rising senior studying Environmental Science and Spanish at Bucknell University. She hails from West Chester, Pennsylvania, and is very involved in her local and school communities. She holds leadership positions at Bucknell’s Delta Gamma Fraternity and is a volunteer yoga instructor for children with anxiety disorders. Katherine has studied abroad in Australia and is interested in environmental identities, creative writing, health and wellness, and reading.
Nicole Semeraro, Horticulture Intern
Nicole will be a senior pursuing a major in Environmental Studies and a minor in Sustainability at Colby-Sawyer College this fall. She has extensive experience with customer service and horticulture, and uses her skills from babysitting and management positions to bring great attention to detail to her projects. Nicole’s passion and focus for the environment and sustainability has shown her how she can help promote responsibility within communities.