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2016 PFIG Recipient Arden Johnson

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2016 PFIG Recipient Arden Johnson

Journal Entry #1

This summer I have the opportunity of working in Nashville, Tennessee at the Oasis Center in their Emergency Shelter. Being from Houston, I have never been in Nashville for more than a weekend at a time. This is also my first real internship relating to my psychology major (and career path of choice) so I finding...

2016 PFIG Recipient Vendarryl Jenkins

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2016 PFIG Recipient Vendarryl Jenkins

Journal Entry #1

When I begin to look back on the past 10 weeks that I have spent interning at the Department of Justice, I can only reflect on how fortunate I was. I was given an opportunity through my Parent’s Grant funding to participate in public service, specifically, securing the fundamental pillar to American society, justice...

2016 PFIG Recipient Rebecca Eichmann

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2016 PFIG Recipient Rebecca Eichmann

Journal Entry #1

This summer I’m interning with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)—think sad, Sarah McLaughlin, watery eyed puppy commercials. However, I’m not working for their brilliant PR team but rather their equally brilliant Government Relations team in Washington D.C. So far, this internship...

2016 PFIG Recipient Colby Dickinson

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2016 PFIG Recipient Colby Dickinson

Journal Entry #1

WHEW!  Well this marks the end of my first week teaching at Summerbridge San Francisco and my oh my has it been a whirlwind in the best way possible.  First off, I want to acknowledge that while I have always had so much respect for educators and the people who taught and inspired me throughout my schooling, I have an...

2016 PFIG Recipient Laura Cross

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2016 PFIG Recipient Laura Cross

Journal Entry #1

Wow I only started a few days ago but it’s already been quite busy! Over these first few days I have spent my time learning more about climate policy in Virginia and at the national level. My work has two primary components. The first is doing research and education about climate policy. The second (and more...

2016 PFIG Recipient Elissa Boghosian

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2016 PFIG Recipient Elissa Boghosian

Journal Entry #1

During the 2016 spring semester, I studied post-genocide peacebuilding and reconstruction in Rwanda. This summer, I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to return to Rwanda as an intern for the National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide (CNLG). Under the mandate of the Rwandan Government, CNLG operates...

2016 PFIG Award Winners

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We are proud and excited to announce the 2016 winners of the Parents Committee Internship Grant.








2008 PFIG Recipient Genevieve Heckel

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Genevieve Heckel
College of Arts & Sciences
Linguistics
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Proyecto Azteca in San Juan, TX

After a wonderful week of helping the construction workers of Proyecto Azteca on my Alternative Spring Break trip, I realized that I wanted to spend my summer in the Rio...

2008 PFIG Recipient Kimberly Everett

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Kimberly Everett 
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Biomedical & Systems Engineering 
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Emergency Care Coordination Center, DHHS in Washington, DC.

This summer I am working in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR),...

2008 PFIG Recipient Tyler Duke

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Tyler Duke 
College of Arts & Sciences 
Undeclared 
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: US Dept of Defense in Washington, DC.

I began my internship at the United States Department of Defense this week – an opportunity which I have been looking forward to for months. I am working directly in the...

2008 PFIG Recipient Margaret Cox

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Margaret Cox
College of Arts & Sciences
Spanish
2009 Graduation Year

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

This summer, I am working specifically with the Immigrant Advocacy Program for the Legal Aid Justice Center here in Charlottesville, using my knowledge of Spanish...

2008 PFIG Recipient Leigh Corbitt

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Leigh Corbitt 
College of Arts & Sciences
Biology 
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Seattle Aquarium in Seattle, WA.

Notes on the first week

After getting off to a slightly chaotic start resulting from schedule conflicts and the director of interns being out of town, I officially began my internship...

2008 PFIG Recipient Moira Carroll

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Moira Carroll
College of Arts & Sciences
Spanish 
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Nexos Voluntarios in Peru

Notes on the first week

My arrival in Urubamba, Peru, a rural community nestled in the mountains outside of Cusco, marks the end of my first week working with Nexos Voluntarios. The NGO´s home...

2008 PFIG Recipient Alyssa Brown

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Alyssa Brown
College of Arts & Sciences
Undeclared
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: The Arthritis Foundation, NJ Chapter in Iselin, NJ.

I am extremely excited to devote my time, skills, and enthusiasm to the Arthritis Foundation of New Jersey, an organization that has helped me tremendously...

2007 PFIG Recipient Tyler Spencer

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Tyler Spencer
College of Arts & Sciences
Interdisciplinary and Environmental Sciences
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Sports for Life in Baltimore, MD, and South Africa.

Hello to all out there reading my journal. My name is Tyler Spencer, and (though I hate to say it) I am a rising fourth year...

2007 PFIG Recipient Raya Lakova

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Raya Lakova
College of Arts & Sciences 
Media Studies and French
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Link TV in New York, NY.

My internship is at Link TV, a non-commercial satellite network that features a mixture of uncompromising documentaries, international news, and cultural programs from...

2007 PFIG Recipient Andrea Keating

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Andrea Keating
College of Arts & Sciences 
Foreign Affairs 
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: State Department, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor's Office of Multilateral and Global Affairs in Washington, DC

Last year, as a first-year at the University, I knew I wanted to study Foreign...

2007 PFIG Recipient AJ Kornblith

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AJ Kornblith
College of Arts & Sciences 
Political and Social Thought
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Office of Congressman Jason Altmire in Washington, DC.

When I took a job as a summer intern on a congressional campaign in 2006, I didn’t expect much. I was working for a challenger running...

2007 PFIG Recipient Sebastijan Jemec

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Sebastijan Jemec
School of Architecture
Studio Art
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Studio Acconci in New York, NY

This summer I am interning with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). I applied for the position last November, ECA contacted me in December...

2007 PFIG Recipient Le-Anh Bui

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Le-Anh Bui
College of Arts and Sciences 
Psychology and Spanish 
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in Washington, DC

This summer I am interning with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). I applied for the...

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