Adirondack Foundation welcomes summer intern

LAKE PLACID – Adirondack Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of intern Nicholas Mann, who will assist staff with storytelling and grant impact evaluation for the summer of 2014.

“We are excited to have Nick on board,” said Cali Brooks, executive director of Adirondack Foundation. “As a young man who has grown up in the Adirondacks, he understands the challenges and opportunities in our region’s communities. We look forward to working with him.”

“Working with the Adirondack Foundation is such a great opportunity,” Mann said. “I get to tell the stories of people working together, building community and helping the Adirondacks prosper.”

Born and raised in Saranac Lake, Mann is a graduate of Saranac Lake High School and the Clarkson School at Clarkson University, where he participated in an early college program for highly motivated students ready to start their college education a year early. At Clarkson, Mann studied engineering and management as well as political science.

While participating in Clarkson’s Young Scholars Program, Mann worked with a team tasked with developing a Natural Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Plan for the town of Potsdam and other New York municipalities.

Interning for Adirondack Foundation won’t be Mann’s only job this summer; he also works as a sales associate at Bear Essentials and runs his own handyman service called Mann for Hire.

Mann begins his college education at George Washington University this fall.