Ellen Buening

  • Greencastle US-IN
Ellen Buening

My Portfolio

Leadership Experiences

During my high school career I participation in two separate summer leadership conferences. Both were 10 day programs centered on leadership in the medical field and medical ethics.

National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC)

I attended the Medical Leadership program held at University of California, Berkley through NSLC the summer between my sophomore and junior year.

People to People Ambassador Programs

I attended the Medicine and Healthcare Leadership Summit held at Johns Hopkins University through People to People.



Adobe Flash

Adobe Photoshop

Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Present

Associate, Environmental Fellows Intern


As the EFP intern, I maintain the program's webpages on DePauw's website. I also create the program's social media on Facebook and do various digital design and administrative jobs as needed. 

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Summer Intern

DePauw University ITAP

I worked for the Environmental Fellows Program and ITAP at DePauw University. The internship consisted of learning to use BigTree, 

Aug 2012 - May 2013

ITAP Apprentice

DePauw University ITAP

The Information Technology Associates Program (ITAP) is a four-year internship program that allows students to combine technological training with a liberal arts education. The first year of the program consists of training in four rotations that take place in different IT departments across campus.

I have participated in the following rotations:

Geographical Information Systems- I learned how to:

  • gather and utilize spatial data with GPS 
  • organize and create maps using ARC GIS software
  • input waypoints and create features using Google Earth

Computer Service and Support- I learned:

  • software installation
  • effective customer service and communication
  • software and hardware troubleshooting and repair
  • computer network drive installation
  • classroom technology support

Multimedia Design and Development- I learned how to:

  • design and create various multimedia forms
  • to use Flash and Photoshop
  • to use Google sites and Google presentation

Training Methods- I learned how to:

  • design and implement training methods
  • effectively communicate instructions


Aug 2012 - Present

DePauw University

I am in two Programs of Distinction: Information Technology Associates Program and the Environmental Fellows Program. I'm also a member of the Alpha chapter of Alpha Chi Omega, for which I am the Service Chair. 

Aug 2008 - May 2012

Oldenburg Academy of the Immaculate Conception
I was a member of the National Honors Society and Tri-M. I achieved a 3.9/4.0 and graduate with an Honors Diploma. Extra-Curicular Activities:
  • Women's Golf- I was on varsity all four years and co-captain my junior and senior years. I also qualified for regionals as an individual the same years.
  • Women's Tennis
  • Dare to Dance Club
  • Academy Singers
  • Adopt a Sis Program- Students could "adopt" a sister from the convent to have lunch with every other week.