Career Center Announcements

2007 PFIG Recipient Jason Walke

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Jason Walke
McIntire School of Commerce
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Interlink Resources, Inc. in Taraz, Kazakhstan.

Notes on the First Week 

Today marks the beginning of my fourth week in Taraz, Kazakhstan. I am here as an intern for Interlink Resources, a non-profit organization that...

2008 PFIG Recipient Neel Patel

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Neel Patel
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Biomedical Engineering & Economics
2009 Graduation Year 

Internship: Duke Eng World Health Summer Institute in Nicaragua

Notes on the first week 

As I woke up from my bed to start an important journey on the June 12, I had hundreds...

2008 PFIG Recipient Matthew Waring

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Matthew Waring
College of Arts & Sciences
Politics
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC

Ever since an internship experience two summers ago at the Department of Justice, where I worked on the congressional reauthorization of the expiring provisions of...

2008 PFIG Recipient Whitney Newton

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Whitney Newton
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Civil & Environmental Engineering
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Jefferson Area Board for Aging in Charlottesville, VA 

Notes on the first week 

On Monday I began my internship with Charlottesville and Jefferson Area Board on...

2008 PFIG Recipient Jennifer Swalec

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Jennifer Swalec
College of Arts & Sciences
Classics (Latin) 
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Office of Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Bangor, ME 

I am a rising fourth year Classics major with a concentration in Latin. My interest in the law goes back to high school, when I competed on the mock...

2008 PFIG Recipient Amelia Meyer

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Amelia Meyer
College of Arts & Sciences
American Studies
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC

Notes on the first week

I began my internship at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History (NMAH) on Monday...

2008 PFIG Recipient John Slinkman

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John Slinkman
College of Arts & Sciences
Economics
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: TimeBanks USA in Washington, DC 

TimeBanks USA is an umbrella organization for an alternative economics movement known as Time Banking. The concept of Time Banking is simple: it rejects the notion that we can...

2008 PFIG Recipient James Liao

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James Liao
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and The College of Arts & Sciences
Electrical Engineering and Economics 
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Dreams Corps International in China

I grew up in a small city near the East Coast. I grew up to age 13 and then came to the United...

2007 PFIG Recipient Jason Walke

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Jason Walke
McIntire School of Commerce
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Interlink Resources, Inc. in Taraz, Kazakhstan.

Notes on the First Week 

Today marks the beginning of my fourth week in Taraz, Kazakhstan. I am here as an intern for Interlink Resources, a non-profit organization that...

2007 PFIG Recipient Nicole Commodore

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Nicole Commodore 
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs 
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Senator Dick Durbin's Office in Chicago, IL.

I applied to Senator’s Dick Durbin’s internship last summer. I went through the interview process and wrote several essays. Several weeks later I received an offer but...

2007 PFIG Recipient Clare Murphy

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Clare Murphy
College of Arts & Sciences
Economics and Latin American Studies
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Public Defender Service in in Fairfax, VA.

My name is Clare Murphy and I am a rising fourth-year in the college. I am an economics and Latin American studies major and I’m excited to begin the new...

2007 PFIG Recipient Ann Emery

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Ann Emery
College of Arts & Sciences
Psycology and Spanish
2008 Graduation Year 

Internship: The Commission on Children and Families in Charlottesville, VA

I am a rising fourth-year majoring in Political Philosophy, Policy and Law. This summer I am interning in the Office of the President at the Children’s...

2007 PFIG Recipient Galina Boyarinova

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Galina Boyarinova
College of Arts & Sciences
Biochemistry
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Virginia Organizing Project in in Charlottesville, VA.

I have worked with the Westhaven Coalition, a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of public housing residents in Charlottesville...

2007 PFIG Recipient Kathleen Gilchrist

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Kathleen Gilchrist
College of Arts & Sciences
Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Children's Defense Fund in Washington, DC.

I am a rising fourth-year majoring in Political Philosophy, Policy and Law. This summer I am interning in the Office of the President at...

2007 PFIG Recipient Victoria Evans

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Victoria Evans
College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Thought & Practice and Anthropology
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association in in Anchorage, AK.

I am interning at a non-profit organization called the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Assocation (YRDFA...

2007 PFIG Recipient Jane Scudder

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Jane Scudder
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthroplogy
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Anbakam Metals, LLC in East Brunswick, NJ

Notes on the first week 

I am working as a marketing, market research, and sourcing intern at Anbakam’s US office. Anbakam is a commodity trading company...

2007 PFIG Recipient Marta Cook

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Marta Cook
College of Arts & Sciences
Political and Social Thought
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Charlottesville Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, VA.

Early this spring I was researching all the different types of internship opportunities available for undergraduate students. The...

2007 PFIG Recipient Tommy Roberts

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Tommy Roberts
College of Arts & Sciences
Asian Culture and Languages
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Virginia Organizing Project in in Charlottesville, VA.

Early this spring I was researching all the different types of internship opportunities available for undergraduate students. The legal aid...

2006 PFIG Recipient Ava Baker

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Ava Baker
College of Arts & Sciences
History Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Public Defender Service for Washington, D.C.

Notes on the first week

I have been interning with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia for about four weeks after starting the day after...

2006 PFIG Recipient Matthew Burnham

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Matthew Burnham
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Systems Engineering Major
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Bike and Build

Notes on the first week

About two weeks ago, I joined 27 other college students in Jacksonville, Florida, to begin my summer internship with Bike and Build. My...

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