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Current Business Ethics Interns

  • Christina Creamer

    Adobe Intern

    Christina Creamer

    Christina is a junior Accounting major with a Philosophy minor at Santa Clara University, and is from Saratoga, CA. She was an intern with the Adobe compliance office this summer, and continues to work part-time throughout the school year. She is planning to become a Certified Public Accountant after graduation and hopes to pursue a career in forensic accounting. She also has interest in one day going to law school or pursuing an MBA in Finance. She serves as the Community Service Committee Chair for Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity on campus. In her free time, she likes to hike and watch Parks and Recreation. 


  • Tyler Downing

    Cisco Intern

    Tyler Downing

    Tyler is a Junior from Eagle Point, Oregon, double majoring in Political Science and Arabic, Islamic  Middle Eastern Studies. This summer he will be interning for Cisco in their Brand Protection department. He is a member of the Prelaw program, the Political Science Honors Program and Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society as well as the Founding President of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at Santa Clara University. After graduation Tyler plans to attend law school and then pursue a career in international law. 

  • Rachel Herzog

    Cisco Intern

    Rachel Herzog

    Rachel is a junior studying Political Science and Philosophy with emphases in Pre-Law and Ethics. On campus she has been a member of the Associate Student Government, the Peer Conduct Board, Global Medical Brigades and the University Honors Program. This summer she will be interning for NetApp's Legal and Compliance department. In the future, Rachel hopes to pursue a J.D. and work to promote ethics in law. She is very interested in learning about how laws influence different parts of society and influence ethics.

  • Nithya Kiron

    Adobe Intern

    Nithya Kiron

    Nithya Kiron is a sophomore Marketing major and Philosophy minor at Santa Clara University. She is a Compliance Intern with Adobe and will be working during the Spring and Summer. Nithya aspires to be a corporate attorney and looks forward to enhance her awareness and knowledge about ethics in the business world. She is actively involved on campus in Alpha Kappa Psi, Peer Advising for the Leavey School of Business, and a member of the Accelerated Leadership Education (ACE) Program. In her free time Nithya enjoys going on walks with her dog and reading. 

  • Abhinav Kumar

    Cisco Intern

    Abhinav Kumar

    Abhinav is in senior year of MS in Information Systems. He grew up in Chandigarh, India on the foothills of Himalayas. After completing the summer internship with Intel, he is currently working for Cisco Systems as a Legal Data Analyst Intern. Upon graduation, his focus is to pursue a career in Data Analytics and Product Management. In his free time, Abhinav loves to travel, hike and backpack. He is very excited for the opportunity and hopes to make our university proud at Cisco.


  • Derek Lewis

    Intel Intern

    Derek Lewis

    Derek Lewis, originally from Denver Colorado, is a senior Finance Major at Santa Clara. Derek enjoys an active lifestyle competing in Triathlon, Hiking, surfing, and backpacking. Derek career goal is to combine his passions for an active lifestyle with his business education to own and operate a small business. Derek currently works part time at the Intel as an intern in the Global Ethics and Compliance office. This role allows Derek to work with Intel business units across the world to insure that Intel protects its strong brand name with ethical and compliant business activities.

  • Alyson Motzel

    Intel Intern

    Alyson Motzel

    Aly is a junior Political Science major with International Business and Anthropology minors from Roseville, Minnesota. She will be beginning her internship with Intel's Ethics and Legal Compliance department spring quarter and will continue there throughout the summer. Aly is interested in how technology is shaping our global community, and she is eager to learn about Intel's ethical role and policies as a large player in the international realm. Upon graduation, Aly is passionate about the fields of international development and public policy.

  • Jackson Polatnick

    Intel Intern

    Jackson Polatnick

    Jackson Polatnick is a junior, Economics major with an Entrepreneurship minor at Santa Clara University, and is from San Francisco, CA. He will be starting as a project assistant in the ethics and legal compliance department at Intel Spring quarter. He has taken interest in the ethics field after an influential class "Ethics in the Digital Age" taught by Professor Shannon Vallor. He still does part time consulting for a sports medicine company in the Bay Area. He is excited to tackle being president of his fraternity, working part time for Intel and finishing up his degree. 

  • Kawal Preet

    Adobe Intern

    Kawal Preet

    Kawal is a junior finance major from Santa Clara, CA. Outside of academics, Kawal works with the SCU women's soccer team and loves to watch crime shows. Upon gradauation, she plans on pursuing a career in the finance industry. She is very interested in ethics and hopes this internship will give her a broader sense of the ethics world.

  • Kate Richter

    XCEO Intern

    Kate Richter

    Kate is a sophomore from Darien, CT, majoring in Economics and Math. She plays on the club lacrosse team, an active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, and is in the ACE program, a business honors program run by the Leavey School of Business. She also interns part-time at XCEO, where she receives knowledge from multiple aspects of the business world. Upon graduation, she hopes to go to law school and get her law degree. Ultimately, however, she wants to become a judge. She is very interested in the ethical nature of the law and how law changes the nature of business.