Career Center Announcements

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...

2009 PFIG Recipient Cole Bingham

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Cole Bingham
College of Arts & Sciences
Echols: Creative Writing 
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: ORPHANetwork in Virginia Beach & Nicaragua

Notes on the first week 

I'm writing this smack-dab in the middle of the Gulf, a few miles high, in row 18, seat B, of a Continental...

2009 PFIG Recipient Whitney Hayes

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Whitney Hayes 
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology, African American & African Studies
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville

Notes on the first week 

The Legal Aid Justice Center presents a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere the second that you...

2009 PFIG Recipient Monica Nable

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Monica Nable 
College of Arts & Sciences
Psychology
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: American Red Cross: Central Virginia Regional Chapter in Charlottesville

Notes on the first week 

I was excited for my first day at the Red Cross, not only because this is my first "desk job" having...

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...

2008 PFIG Recipient Amogh Sivarapatna

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Amogh Sivarapatna
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Unite for Sight in Ghana 

Notes on the first week 

My first week in Ghana has been an incredible, eye-opening experience. I was lucky enough to assist with a community...

2008 PFIG Recipient Heather Welborn

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Heather Welborn
College of Arts & Sciences
History
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Alternatives to Marriage Project and the LGBT Community Center in New York, NY

My past year at UVA has been a time of intellectual growth and personal reflection. I wanted to spend my last summer in college...

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

Career Administrator

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...

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