Dartmouth women's soccer player Grace Best (Downingtown, Pa.) will serve as a link between Big
Green athletics and the Upper Valley community as the Jaeger Civic
Intern for the upcoming academic year. Grace will graduate in June 2013
with a B.A. in Psychology.
The internship is named
in honor of former Director of Athletics Richard G, Jaeger and promotes
and facilitates local community service by Dartmouth student-athletes.
The Jaeger Intern serves as a coordinator for matching community service
by Dartmouth Athletic teams or groups to community needs and
A cooperative venture between the Department of
Athletics and the Tucker Foundation, the internship is located within
the Department of Athletics, where primary supervision occurs, but a
close working relationship with the staff of the Tucker Foundation is an
essential component of the intern’s planning, training and project
management. On-campus recruitment, community needs assessment, and
evaluations are all areas of work and learning challenge for this
internship. Best will also be responsible for writing a blog, so interested parties can view the work that is going on with
Best replaces senior heavyweight rower Matt Oatway
(Cherry Hill, NJ), who held the position for one year.
Jaeger Intern 2009-2010
Jaeger Intern 2010-2011
Jaeger Intern 2011-2012