Career Center Announcements

2011 PFIG Recipient Kate Jarosik

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Kate Jarosik
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: International Action

Notes on the first week

A very small non-profit based in the Capitol Hill area of Washington DC, International Action’s mission is large – providing the people of...

2011 PFIG Recipient Sydney Kastner

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Sydney Kastner
College of Arts & Sciences
Sociology Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: American Enterprise

Notes on the first week

This summer, I am one of two interns in the Development department at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington, DC....

2011 PFIG Recipient Jacquelyn Desch

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Jacquelyn Desch
College of Arts & Sciences
English & American Studies Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Court of Common Pleas, Delaware

Notes on the first week

I finished up my finals on the thirteenth of May and had smartly planned ahead, giving myself a week by the pool...

2011 PFIG Recipient Stephanie Fontana

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Stephanie Fontana
College of Arts & Scienes
Goverment & Foreign Affairs Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Amnesty International

Notes on the first week

My first week at Amnesty International has been fantastic. I am the Women’s Advocacy intern at Amnesty’s Washington D.C....

2011 PFIG Recipient Rowan Sprague

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Rowan Sprague
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Civil and Environmental Engineering Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Morven Farm

This summer I will be working at Morven Farms as a farm intern and researcher. Morven Farms was owned by John Kluge, and he donated this estate to UVA on the...

2011 PFIG Recipient Judith Yang

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Judith Yang
School of Architecture
Urban and Environmental Planning Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Morven Kitchen Project

Notes on the first week

The sun beats down on my neck. Gnats swarm in my face, seizing every opportunity to test and pester me. There is a stillness in the air,...

2011 PFIG Recipient Kim Howard

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Kim Howard
College of Arts & Sciences
Economics and Psychology Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Department of Education: Institute of Education Sciences

Notes on the first week

“Sorry we couldn’t get you a window” my supervisor says as I laugh at my unnecessarily large office....

2011 PFIG Recipient Kelly Anderson

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Kelly Anderson
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Biomedical Engineering Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: National Science Foundation

Notes on the first week

I’m a biomedical engineer and this summer I’m working at the National Science Foundation (NSF). I’m working in the...

2011 PFIG Recipient Elspeth Missel

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Elspeth Missel
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: REACH

Notes on the first week

It is hard to believe that those months of planning and anticipation are now behind me, and I have at last begun my internship with REACH Organization in Rwanda...

2011 PFIG Recipient Sheffield Hale

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Sheffield Hale
College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Thought & Practice and Environmental Science Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: American Association for the Advancement of Science

Notes on the first week

This summer I am interning for the American Association for the...

2011 PFIG Recipient Lauren Agyekum

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Lauren Agyekum
School of Nursing
Nursing Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Ghana Health Service

Notes on the first week

I have been fortunate enough to secure an internship position with the Ghana Health Service – Family Health Division this summer for 8 weeks in Accra, Ghana. The...

2011 PFIG Recipient Alex Kent

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Alex Kent
College of Arts & Sciences
Government and American Politics Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Woodstock Chamber of Commerce

Notes on the first week

Walking into the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce on my first day probably should have been more overwhelming. It was a brand...

2011 PFIG Recipient Logan Gates

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Logan Gates
College of Arts & Sciences
Political and Social Thought and Religious Studies Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: ORPHANetwork

Notes on the first week

5:33 AM. I wasn’t expecting any jetlag travelling to a country nearly due south from Virginia – but between exotic bird...

2010 PFIG Recipient Kevin Pujanauski

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Kevin Pujanauski
College of Arts & Sciences
Politics Honors and Global Development Studies Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internsihp: IQ Consult

Notes on the first week

In the short amount of time I've been here so far, I've already seen a large number of the moving parts that make up IQ...

2010 PFIG Recipient Evan Davis

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Evan Davis
College of Arts and Sciences
Undeclared Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: International Association of Fire Chiefs

Notes on the first week

This week has been a very exciting one; I’ve officially begun as a lobbyist. Once I arrived at the International Association of Fire...

2010 PFIG Recipient Hebah Fisher

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Hebah Fisher
College of Arts & Sciences
Global Development Studies Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Family Bank

Notes on the first week

I completed the first full week of my internship today. I’m working with the Family Bank, a new microfinance bank in Bahrain, a partner of...

2010 PFIG Recipient Komal Karnik

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Komal Karnik
College of Arts and Sciences
Biology and Psychology Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: US Public Interest Research Group

Notes on the first week

I breathed a sigh of relief as I stepped off the elevator and through the glass door at the Washington D.C. office of U.S. Public...

2010 PFIG Recipient Michelle Martin

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Michelle Martin
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: LA Department of Public Health

Notes on the first week

I’m finishing up my first week of work here in LA. It’s been pretty busy so far. Exploring LA has proven to be quite the adventure so far; it’s kind of...

2010 PFIG Recipient Rosa Bauer-Moshi

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Rosa Bauer-Moshi
College of Arts & Sciences
Human Biology and Anthropology Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship:  The Aurum Institute

Notes on the first week

I landed in South Africa on January 26th unsure of what to expect, but full of excitement and anticipation. I was going to spend...

2010 PFIG Recipient Carolyn Browder

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Carolyn Browder
College of Arts & Sciences
Undeclared Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Plimoth Plantation

Notes on the first week

Today I completed my third day of work at Plimoth Plantation (yes, this is the correct spelling), and I have already seen and done so much! First of...

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