Career Center Announcements

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...

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...

2006 PFIG Recipient Dhruv Kapadia

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Dhruv Kapadia
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Computer Engineering Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Center for Democracy and Technology

Notes on the first week

My first week here at the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) has been a good one. The CDT is a relatively...

2006 PFIG Recipient Maya Kumazawa

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Maya Kumazawa
McIntire School of Commerce
German and Commerce Major
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Ministry of Economics, State of Hessen

Notes on the first week

I have just finished my first few days interning at the Hessen Ministry of Economics, Transportation, and Urban Development in...

2006 PFIG Recipient Tracy Barry-Austin

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Tracy Barry-Austin
College of Arts & Sciences
Sociology
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Family Connections in in Orange, NJ.

Notes on the first week

I am interning with a program within the organization Family Connections. The program I am working with is called PrePare. I will be...

2006 PFIG Recipient Michael Wain

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Michael Wain
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: National Defense University

Notes on the first week

The beginning of my internship at the Near East-South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA-CSS) at National Defense University (NDU) has...

2006 PFIG Recipient Anna Mapes

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Anna Mapes
School of Nursing
Nursing Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: ProPeru

Notes on the first week

My internship is in Urubamba, Peru, a small village 2900 meters in the Andean mountains an hour outside of Cuzco (the home of Machu Piccu). I am volunteering here with ProPeru, a...

2006 PFIG Recipient Danya Atiyeh

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Danya Atiyeh
College of Arts & Sciences
English
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: US Dept of Justice & International Affairs in in Washington, DC.

Notes on the first week

A week ago, I began my internship at the Office of International Affairs, a part of the Criminal Division of the...

2006 PFIG Recipient Shirley Datu

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Shirley Datu
College of Arts & Sciences
Psychology/African American Studies
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Communities in Schools

Notes on the first week

We were going to be working with the West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF) along with its sister clinic, the International Health...

2006 PFIG Recipient Isabelle Brantley

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Isabella Brantley
College of Arts & Sciences
American Studies Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: East Harlem School

Notes on the first week

I just finished a very challenging and exciting first week at The East Harlem School. I have been watching Humanities classes in order to get...

2006 PFIG Recipient Rebecca Elliot

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Rebecca Elliot
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Foreign Service Institute, US Department of State in in Arlington, VA.

Notes on the first week

I learn so much every single day. That’s my most salient impression after interning for two weeks with...

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...

2006 PFIG Recipient Nanda Davis

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Nanda Davis
College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy Major
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Sexual Assault Resource Agency and Planned Parenthood

Notes on the first week

Taking on one new job is stressful to begin with, but within the first week of work I had to orient myself to both Planned...

2006 PFIG Recipient Chantal Boucher

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Chantal Boucher
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: UNICEF "Convention of the Rights of the Child"

Notes on the first week

I arrived in Geneva at 10 AM Thursday, and I was scheduled for my orientation meeting at 1:30 that afternoon! My...

2006 PFIG Recipient Julia Treschel

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Julia Treschel
College of Arts & Sciences
History Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Smithsonian Museum of American Art

Notes on the first week

It’s an exciting time to be working at the Smithsonian of American Art as they are preparing for the July 1 grand opening of a six-year...

2006 PFIG Recipient Sarah Perkins

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Sarah Perkins
College of Arts & Sciences
American Studies and English Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Core Knowledge Foundation

Notes on the first week

I just finished my first week interning for the Core Knowledge Foundation in Charlottesville and already I am finding it to be a...

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