Career Center Announcements

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...

2010 PFIG Recipient Lilly Frost

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Lilly Frost
College of Arts & Sciences
Political & Social Thought Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Stimson Center

Notes on the first week

Hi! My name is Lilly Frost and I am interning at the Henry L. Stimson Center this summer. The Stimson Center is an independent, nonprofit,...

2010 PFIG Recipient Ted Karch

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Ted Karch
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs and Economics Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Dashan International

Notes on the first week

The organization I am working for, Dashan, is a non-profit organization aimed at increasing incomes for farmers and workers in rural...

2010 PFIG Recipient Marcus Hall

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Marcus Hall
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Africa y su Diaspora

Notes on the first week

The organization that I’m working for is called Africa y su Diaspora. This organization focuses on human rights for Afro-Argentineans and African...

2010 PFIG Recipient Haley Pack

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Haley Pack
College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Thought & Practice and Economics Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: VA Department of Game & Inland Fisheries

Notes on the first week

Hello! My name is Haley Pack and I am working for the Virginia Department of Game and...

2010 PFIG Recipient Anne Stoler

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Anne Stoler
College of Arts & Sciences
History Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Amnesty International

Notes on the first week

When I arrived at Amnesty International’s offices in Washington D.C., I was not really sure what to expect. I arranged the internship while abroad in...

2010 PFIG Recipient Dylan Priddy

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Dyaln Priddy
College of Arts & Sciences
Spanish Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Youth Life Foundation

Notes on the first week

I just finally completed the first week of my internship and I can’t wait for Monday to arrive! The bell finally rang for summer at the local public...

2010 PFIG Recipient Becky Cooper

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Becky Cooper
McIntire School of Commerce and College of Arts & Sciences
Commerce and Spanish Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Foundation for Sustainable Devlopment

Notes on the first week

I arrived in Cochabamba, Bolivia about two weeks ago. The first week I spent orienting myself...

2009 PFIG Recipient Andrew Case

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Andrew Case
College of Arts & Sciences 
Cognitive Science and Physics 
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Huaxi Hospital of Sichuan in China

Notes on the first week 

Though I have been in China for nearly two weeks, today officially concludes my first week of work at the Huaxi Hospital Center for Cancer...

2009 PFIG Recipient Patrick Ahern

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Patrick Ahern
School of Nursing
Nursing 
2011 Graduation Year

Internship:  Human Rights Campaign Foundation in Washington, DC

I am a rising third year Nursing major interning this summer with the Family Project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation in Washington, DC. The Human Rights Campaign is...

2009 PFIG Recipient Emma O'Hara

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Emma O'Hara 
College of Arts & Sciences
Religious Studies 
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: Central Regional Hospital in Ghana

Notes on the first week

My first week in Ghana has been absolutely amazing but a rollercoaster as well! After 24 hours of traveling to get here, the culture...

2009 PFIG Recipient Stephanie Hull

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Stephanie Hull
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs and Public Policy 
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: US Consulate in China

Notes on the first week 

This summer, I am working for the Department of State at the US Consulate in Shenyang, China . Shenyang is the largest city in...

2009 PFIG Recipient Benjamin Foster

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Benjamin Foster
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Civil and Environmental Engineering 
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: Least of These International in Charlottesville

Notes on the first week 

It has been a great first couple weeks! I am working In Charlottesville on Ivy Rd. for...

2009 PFIG Recipient Tyler Duke

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Tyler Duke 
College of Arts & Sciences 
Foreign Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies 
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of Defense in Washington, DC

Notes on the first week 

I’ve just finished up my first two weeks of my unpaid internship at the U.S. Department of Defense,...

2009 PFIG Recipient Spencer Sloan

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Spencer Sloan
College of Arts & Sciences
PPL and Economics Major
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Human Rights Institute of Burma

Notes on the first week

This past week, starting May 24, I began my internship with the Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (‘HREIB’) in Chiang Mai ,...

2009 PFIG Recipient Charlie Redmon

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Charlie Redmon
College of Arts & Sciences
Undeclared Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Institute for Field Research Expeditions

Notes on the first week

At the Bal Bhavan School in Jaipur, I teach 20-30 boys and girls ages 6-12, Tuesday through Saturday every week. The school is run...

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