Meet The Intern: Jack Ortinau

Meet The Intern: Jack Ortinau

Prairie State is excited to welcome Jack Ortinau as our Mine Operations Intern this summer! This fall, Jack will return as a senior to the Missouri University of Science & Technology (S&T). He will continue his studies on mining engineering with a geological engineering minor. Jack chose this path because he was always interested in rocks and geology; he toured the school’s mine an… More
Meet The Intern: Chris Wichlac

Meet The Intern: Chris Wichlac

Prairie State is excited to welcome Chris Wichlac as our Mechanical Engineering Intern this summer! Chris attends the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), where he studies mechanical engineering. He developed this interest because of family involvement; his cousins, uncles, and grandpa have all been involved in the field. At UIUC, Chris has done volunteer work with the college o… More
Meet The Intern: Camden Roe

Meet The Intern: Camden Roe

Prairie State is pleased to welcome Camden Roe as our Electrical Maintenance Intern this summer! Camden attends Ranken Technical College, where he studies control systems technology. He is involved in Phi Gamma Delta. Camden previously held the position of Shop Manager at BT Electric. A fun fact about Camden is that, although he is allergic, shrimp is one of his favorite foods. Prairie Sta… More
Meet The Intern: Orion Rutkowski

Meet The Intern: Orion Rutkowski

Prairie State is happy to welcome Orion Rutkowski as our Mechanical Maintenance Intern this summer! This fall, Orion will be a sophomore at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC). There, he studies industrial maintenance; he chose this because he likes to learn how things work and how to fix them. He has always enjoyed hands-on work, making this career path perfect for him. While he’s not … More
Meet The Intern: Miley Brunner

Meet The Intern: Miley Brunner

Prairie State is pleased to welcome back Miley Brunner as our Analytics & Insights Intern this summer! Miley will be returning to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) this fall as a junior in computer science. This degree interests her because it is a great mix of her love of problem-solving and her passion for helping others. At UIUC, Miley participates in club tennis, t… More