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2012 PFIG Recipient Lolan Sagoe-Moses

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Lolan Sagoe-Moses
College of Arts & Sciences
Political & Social Thought Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Parliament of Ghana

Notes on the first week

Reflection on internship:

The first week of my internship has been very exciting. I returned to Ghana's Parliament...

2012 PFIG Recipient Rudhdi Karnik

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Rudhdi Karnik
College of Arts & Sciences
Government and South Asian Studies Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Greenpeace

Notes on the first week

It's hard to believe that my first week is already over! So many great things have already happened. Monday was orientation day and I...

2012 PFIG Recipient Pilar Barreyro

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Pilar Barreyro
College of Arts & Sciences
African American & African Studies Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Agrupacion Xango

Notes on the first week

Rows of ornate, regal buildings stylized by French architecture, beautiful tango classics being played on the street, the...

2012 PFIG Recipient Libby Lyon

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Libby Lyon
School of Architecture
Urban & Environmental Planning Major
2014 Graduation Year

Internship: Morven Kitchen Garden

Notes on the first week

Hello, Everyone!

What an eye-opening first week it has been at the Morven Kitchen Garden. After 5 consecutive days of waking up at...

2012 PFIG Recipient Anya Havriliak

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Anya Havriliak
College of Arts & Sciences
Political Philosophy, Policy & Law Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: US Attorney's Office

Notes on the first week

Working at the US Attorney's Office in Washington, DC has been one of the most interesting and enlightening experiences...

2012 PFIG Recipient Jose Argueta

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Jose Argueta
College of Arts & Sciences
History and Philsophy Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Harvard Law School/Harvard Legal Aid

I will be working on three main projects this summer. The first is a data entry project for Professor James Greiner's study on the efficacy of legal aid in...

2012 PFIG Recipient Hyosang Kim

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Hyosang Kim
College of Arts & Sciences
Biology Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: US Patent and Trademark Office

Notes on the first week

This summer will surely be one of the most meaningful of my life. I am working as an extern at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in...

2012 PFIG Recipient Paige Kimbel

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Paige Kimbel
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs and Spanish Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: International Justice Mission

Notes on the first week

A mix of accents from different states and different countries flooded my ears as I arrived for Day 1 of my summer internship...

2012 PFIG Recipient Jenna Dagenhart

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Jenna Dagenhart
College of Arts & Sciences
Media Studies Major
2013 Gradutation Year

Internship: CBS News Internship Program

Notes on the first week

Wow! If this is the life of a news reporter sign me up, please. My first week of interning with CBS News proved quite busy, albeit...

2012 PFIG Recipient Veronica Elkins

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Veronica Elkins
College of Arts & Sciences
Modern Studies (English Literature) and French Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of State/US Embassy

Notes on the first week

My first week of work at the US Embassy in Paris was a hectic whirlwind of firm handshakes,...

2012 PFIG Recipient Marco Segura

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Marco Segura
College of Arts & Sciences
Government and American Studies Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: US Supreme Court Clerk's Office

Notes on the first week

Today was a very exciting day because I started my internship at the U.S. Supreme Court Clerk's Office. As I approached...

2012 PFIG Recipient Rowan Sprague

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Rowan Sprague
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Civil & Environmental Engineering Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Morven Kitchen Garden

Hello! My name is Rowan Sprague, and I am a rising fourth year studying Civil and Environmental Engineering. This summer, I will be interning at...

2012 PFIG Recipient Mary Kidd

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Mary Kidd
College of Arts & Sciences
Spanish and Foreign Affairs Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: US Attorney's Office

Notes on the first week

"Homicides? Are you all Homicides? Ok, right this way." I walk into 555 Fourth Street NW on a hot June morning and shuffle in alongside a...

2011 PFIG Recipient Jacquelyn Desch

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Jacquelyn Desch
College of Arts & Sciences
English & American Studies Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Court of Common Pleas, Delaware

Notes on the first week

I finished up my finals on the thirteenth of May and had smartly planned ahead, giving myself a week by the pool...

2011 PFIG Recipient Stephanie Fontana

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Stephanie Fontana
College of Arts & Scienes
Goverment & Foreign Affairs Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Amnesty International

Notes on the first week

My first week at Amnesty International has been fantastic. I am the Women’s Advocacy intern at Amnesty’s Washington D.C....

2011 PFIG Recipient Rowan Sprague

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Rowan Sprague
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Civil and Environmental Engineering Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Morven Farm

This summer I will be working at Morven Farms as a farm intern and researcher. Morven Farms was owned by John Kluge, and he donated this estate to UVA on the...

2011 PFIG Recipient Judith Yang

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Judith Yang
School of Architecture
Urban and Environmental Planning Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Morven Kitchen Project

Notes on the first week

The sun beats down on my neck. Gnats swarm in my face, seizing every opportunity to test and pester me. There is a stillness in the air,...

2011 PFIG Recipient Kim Howard

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Kim Howard
College of Arts & Sciences
Economics and Psychology Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Department of Education: Institute of Education Sciences

Notes on the first week

“Sorry we couldn’t get you a window” my supervisor says as I laugh at my unnecessarily large office....

2011 PFIG Recipient Kelly Anderson

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Kelly Anderson
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Biomedical Engineering Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: National Science Foundation

Notes on the first week

I’m a biomedical engineer and this summer I’m working at the National Science Foundation (NSF). I’m working in the...

2011 PFIG Recipient Elspeth Missel

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Elspeth Missel
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: REACH

Notes on the first week

It is hard to believe that those months of planning and anticipation are now behind me, and I have at last begun my internship with REACH Organization in Rwanda...

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