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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...

2005 PFIG Recipient Stephanie Shaw

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Stephanie Shaw
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Realbirth

Notes on the first week

My summer has certainly gotten off to an exciting start! Besides this being my first time living by myself in the ever so exciting New York City, I feel...

2005 PFIG Recipient Svetlana Lantsman

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Svetlana Lantsman
College of Arts & Sciences
Biology and English
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: National Women's Health Network

Notes on the first week

Here I am in Washington DC, capital of idealism and cynicism alike. For the next two months—June and July—I’ll be working at the...

2005 PFIG Recipient Kevin Carson

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Kevin Carson
College of Arts & Sciences
International Relations Major
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: New Beginnings Southwest Inc.

Notes on the first week

New Beginnings Southwest Inc. is a regional long-term residential facility for the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism...

2005 PFIG Recipient Becca Walton

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Becca Walton
College of Arts & Sciences
History and American Studies
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Notes on the first week

I’ve just finished my first week as an intern with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. I’ve returned for a second summer on staff of...

2005 PFIG Recipient Winnie Kellog

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Winnie Kellog
College of Arts & Sciences
American Studies Major
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: Communities in Schools

Notes on the first week

I have just begun the third week of my internship at a non-profit organization in Houston called Communities in Schools. As stated in their...

2005 PFIG Recipient Kara Kalasky

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Kara Kalasky
McIntire School of Commerce
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: American Red Cross

Notes on the first week

This week I began my internship at the Central Virginia chapter of the American Red Cross. After a day of orienting myself with the employees, the organization, the website, and...

2005 PFIG Recipient Julie Arrington

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Julie Arrington
College of Arts & Sciences
Human Biology & PreComm
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Muscular Dystropy Association

Notes on the first week

After my best friend and I got into a car accident the weekend before I was to begin my internship, I suffered a concussion and...

2005 PFIG Recipient Veronica Barlas

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Veronica Barlas
College of Arts & Sciences
Spanish
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: Arlington Free Clinic

Notes on the first week

I am so glad to be back working at the Arlington Free Clinic. I had an internship here once before, two summers ago. They introduced me to medical...

2005 PFIG Recipient Elysa Miller

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Elysa Miller
College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Science
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Chesapeake Bay Foundation Education Center

Notes on the first week

Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has four island programs where a manager and boat captain host groups of students or teachers...

2005 PFIG Recipient Jackie Kruszewski

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Jackie Kruszewski
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Sierra Club, Virginia Chapter

Notes on the first week

My internship at the Virginia Sierra Club in Richmond started off like being thrown into a bucket of boiling water. My first Monday was...

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