Purolite Interns

Purolite Welcomes 2021 Summer Interns

Ethan Brodie is an incoming sophomore at Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana) studying Entrepreneurship with a co-major in International Business and a minor in Geography. Ethan is processing invoices for the Finance department, reporting to Corporate Accountant Rob Miller and Americas Director of Finance, Holly Bretzius. In his free time, Ethan enjoys doing crossword puzzles and traveling.

Emma Fernandez is an international student from San Jose, Costa Rica, majoring in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with a minor in Computer Science Engineering at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania). Emma reports to Senior Process Engineer Les Confer. Proficient in Matlab and QCad and with a certificate in SAChE Safety in Process Industries, she is using her experience to assist in project designs and installations. Emma is an avid reader, cooks and enjoys meeting new people.

Brendan Frain is a student at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania), majoring in Economics and Spanish and minoring in English. Reporting to Global Marketing Director Jeffrey Frain, Brendan is supporting the Marketing Department. He is currently applying his creativity and analytical skills to enhance Purolite’s website. In his free time, Brendan likes to play basketball, golf and spend time with his dog, Bailey.

Matt Reilly is a Finance co-op in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. He is a student at Drexel University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), majoring in Business and Engineering.  Reporting to Purolite’s Financial Controller Stephen Hanak, Matt is applying his experience in data analysis and processing with Matlab, Excel and the programming language, R, to assist the accounting and finance teams. He is supporting in centralizing global sales data to improve the efficiency of preparing financial statements. When not working, Matt spends time training, playing basketball and competing for Drexel’s rowing team.

Jonah Viroslav is a student at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), studying business.  Although still exploring majors, he has an interest in finance. Jonah reports to Rebecca Keyser and John Madiraca and assists in processing purchase orders, managing the customer service inbox, creating and distributing the daily shipping report and other various tasks. In his free time, Jonah enjoys spending time with friends and working out at the gym.