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CPE Spotlight: Carly Taylor

Career Administrator

School: CGAS '16 / Batten '17 

Major: French Language & Literature, Global Development Studies: Security and Justice / Master of Public Policy

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/cjstaylor

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Describe your current...

2015 PFIG Recipient Acacia Dai

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #3

The last two weeks of All Star Code were spent working on final projects and preparing for Demo Day. These projects challenged the students to work in groups, apply what they had learned in the previous four weeks, and research other technologies and methods on their own. Some of the projects were:

YourHair: A...

2015 PFIG Recipient Saeeda Quansah

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

Nestled between Zuzu’s flower shop and an earthy cafe in Brookln is The Superhero Supply Company, a store that claims to prepare aspiring superheroes for the task of taking care of the world’s dilemmas. The inspiration behind all the superhero regalia is my internship at 826NYC, an educational non-profit that focuses...

2015 PFIG Recipient Love Johnson

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

As a student of sustainable urban and environmental planning, Portland, Oregon has been a sort of mecca I’ve felt a strong calling to visit – and one week into my three-month pilgrimage, I couldn’t be more pleased. Without exaggeration, nearly every article or chapter I’ve read in my planning classes has mentioned...

2015 PFIG Recipient Nicole Haselden

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

Water. To one person an everyday convenience and to another a daily worry. Many individuals in the surrounding area of Los Chiles, Costa Rica do not have the luxury of clean drinking water or water to bathe in at their home and must travel varying distances, carrying the heavy load to bring the water home. The access...

2015 PFIG Recipient Gloria Roh

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

My first week at the U.S. Department of State (DoS) was a whirlwind of experiences. I entered the internship hoping to answer just one question: would I enjoy working for the U.S. government one day? I have yet to confirm or deny. I also have about a hundred new questions, ranging from the benefits of cultural exchange...

2015 PFIG Recipient Joshua M. Cockream

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

Prior to just over a week ago, I cannot recall a time when I was truly as excited as I am now, to wake up for work at 7 a.m.

This summer I am interning at the Office of United States Senator Marco Rubio in the beautiful city of Tampa, Florida. My position as intern includes an array of responsibilities and tasks...

2015 PFIG Recipient Alexia Koch

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

On the morning of May 11th, I made my way to 64 Rue de Monthoux in Geneva, Switzerland, to the headquarters of International Bridges to Justice. Located on the 3rd floor of the building, the office is modest, with various posters and pictures decorating the walls and tall stacks of papers and colorful binders...

2015 PFIG Recipient Sarah Dugan

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

This summer, I am working as a Water, Hygiene, and Sanitation (WASH) intern with the Uganda Village Project. The Uganda Village Project is a non-profit organization based in Iganga Town, Uganda, but it works with communities throughout the district. The goal of UVP is to utilize local knowledge and mobilize community-...

2015 PFIG Recipient Jendayi Johnson

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1: First Week Jitters

 This summer, I will be spending my summer interning with the Virginia Institute of Autism in Charlottesville with children ranging from 7 to 13 years of age. The Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) was established in the winter of 1996. VIA provides specialized education for students with autism...

2015 PFIG Recipient Grace Finely

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

 I am about to start my second week at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy (AEI). Last week was a whirlwind of meeting my co-workers and supervisors, diving straight into research, and having some AEI fun. I am interning with Nicholas Eberstadt, a political economist and demographer at AEI. He currently...

2015 PFIG Recipient Samantha Guthrie

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

Location: Tbilisi, Georgia

Status: Intern at the Parliament of Georgia’s Committee on Foreign Relations

Friday was the hottest day I’ve experienced so far in the city, and my whole office ditched work an hour and a half early. Thus, the first week of my internship ended.

It has...

2015 PFIG Recipient Bernice Tay

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

IJM is a global organization that aims to protect the poor from violence through legal system reform. IJM’s work matters because violence undermines all other forms of human development and flourishing; the poor often cannot support themselves economically or act freely if their lives or property are constantly...

2015 PFIG Recipient Mary Stoney

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

We arrived at six in the morning at the La Paz International Airport and began our descent into the basin, where the political center is located.  Red brick buildings dotted the mountainside, and as we wound our way down to the heart of the political capital, the city seemed to come alive with people and cars bustling...

2015 PFIG Recipient Gabrielle Schultz

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

I have had one week of my summer internship with Lagardere Unlimited. I have learned so much already. There are 9 other interns in my office and we all have various roles, but ultimately work together as a team to plan and produce the Citi Open Tennis Tournament, which is owned by our non-profit organization, The...

2015 PFIG Recipient Carly Taylor

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

On June 8, I stepped into the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) headquarters as the intern in the Africa Bureau office of the Assistant Administrator. Armed with New Employee Orientation training under my belt, I felt both nervous and ready to take on anything. Above all, I felt confident that the...

Superhero Internship

Career Administrator

Nestled between Zuzu’s flower shop and an earthy cafe in Brooklyn is The Superhero Supply Company, a store that claims to prepare aspiring superheroes for the task of taking care of the world’s dilemmas. The inspiration behind all the superhero regalia is my internship at 826NYC, an educational non-profit that focuses on strengthening children’...

2015 PFIG Recipient Eunice Kim

Career Administrator

Journal Entry #1

After hours of reading official documents, watching Microsoft Excel tutorials, and deciphering massive spreadsheets of data on teacher training, I completed my first week of working at the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) main office. I work in the Office of Teaching and Learning, and my project is focused on...

2015 PFIG Award Winners

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We are proud and excited to announce the 2015 winners of the Parents Fund Internship Grant.








2014 PFIG Recipient Kristen Inglese

Career Administrator

Kristen Inglese
College of Arts & Sciences
English & Global Development Studies
2016 Graduation Year

Internship: The Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, CA.

Notes on the first week

The outside of the drying shed has started to pale. Its wooden structure is peeling and ashen, yet...

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