Past College Interns

    Jon Rensberger

Graphic Arts/Web Design –

Jon Rensberger is 20 years old and is studying at Valparaiso University, Majoring in Digital Media and Minoring in Business Administration. He is a brother of the Beta Tau chapter of Sigma Pi Fraternity International. He has served as Vice President and Sergeant-at-Arms. He currently holds the role of Vice President of Programming for the Interfraternity Council at Valparaiso University. Hs also currently holds the position of Student Media Editor at the Integrated Marketing and Communications department at Valparaiso University. In addition, he has provided freelance photography for various organizations, as well as been a part of many other organizations on his campus. He is currently employed by the Informational Technology department at Valparaiso University as a Student Consultant.

To contact Jon, please call 219.331.8251 or email at

Alyssa Pfluger (2)Alyssa Pfluger

Public Relations/Social Media/Troupe Mentor/Workshop Presenter –  Alyssa is pursuing her dream of environmental studies after completing an Americorps fellowship with the Civic Spark Water Sustainability in San Francisco.

Previously, Alyssa graduated from Valparaiso University’s Christ Honor’s College, with a double major in Communications Public Relations and Humanities/Pre Law and a double minor in Environmental Sciences and the Fundamentals of Business. She was President of Earthtones, Valpo’s environmental sustainability club, part of the Honor’s Council, an Honor’s Council Investigator,  a reporter for the Valpo Torch newspaper, and on Wernberg House Council.

Alyssa loves making a difference in the lives of teens and rallies the teens as the troupe mentor. She assisted with LATTE’s marketing and public relations and drafts, publishes, and manages social media content, including this website. Alyssa ran TIP, Theater in Practice, for ages 4-12 and has been a part of LATTE Theater for 10 years. She’s taken part in the Brookfield Zoo’s Science Tracks, and internships in the Field Museum’s Environment, Culture, and Conservation (ECCo) department as well as with the Alliance for Water Efficiency, and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.

John Beyer

Public Relations – John graduated from the University of Iowa, where he studied political science and pre-law. He attended Valparaiso Law school and works for Beyer Law in La Grange.  He now is a lawyer for the Department of Justice in California. John is a history buff and active in the political process when possible.

  Arielle Davenport

Graphic Arts/Web Design – Arielle focuses her attention on advertisement creation, playbill development, website design and other projects.  Arielle attends DePaul majoring in Computer Science and hopes to eventually achieve her Masters in Graphic Design. She admires the LATTE mission of assisting and empowering teenagers.

Nick Edinger

Sound Creation/Workshop Presenter – Nick graduated from the University of Iowa. where he majored in English and pursued a creative writing track.  A LATTE alumni, Nick is also part of No Shame Theatre, a comedy improv troupe on U of Iowa’s campus. Nick worked summers at Fenwick High School, teaching kids to swim. He loves writing and blasting good music from the car stereo when he drive.

If you are interested in a college internship with LATTE, email us at Candidates must have a strong work ethic,  strong analytical and problem solving skills, a positive attitude and a dedication to detail. They must be comfortable working with deadlines,  and have and develop upon diverse communication skills. Candidates must hold a drive to succeed, and a willingness to develop themselves. Also, excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Basic knowledge of PCs and Microsoft Office products are essential. LATTE believes that internships are a two way street that should focus on benefiting interns as much as they benefit LATTE. 

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