Career Center Announcements

2014 PFIG Recipient Rachel Bender

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Rachel Bender
College of Arts & Sciences
French Major
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: Musee des Beaux-Arts de Lyon in France

Notes on the first week

“I hope this imposing and heavy door will open for me,” I thought as I stood outside 17 Place des Terreaux, with the Musée des Beaux-Arts...

2014 PFIG Recipient Sarah Hooper

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Sarah Hooper
College of Arts & Sciences
Biology & Music
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: International Bird Rescue in San Pedro, CA.

Notes on the first week

It is only the first week and I am having such a great time already! On May 19th I began an internship with International Bird...

2014 PFIG Recipient Meg Gould

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Meg Gould
College of Arts & Sciences
Global Development Studies & French
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of Justice, US Attorney's Office in the District of Columbia in Washington, DC.

Notes on the First Week

Homicide: the word, written across the front of my orange...

2014 PFIG Recipient Sarah Dugan

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Sarah Dugan
College of Arts & Sciences
Biology & Global Development Studies
2016 Graduation Year

Internship: Runa Foundation in Archidona, Ecuador

Notes on the first week

This summer, I am interning with the Runa Foundation in Archidona, Ecuador. The Foundation works closely with...

2014 PFIG Recipient Meghan Cioci

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Meghan Cioci
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs & French Major
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of State, Office of the Secretary of State in Washington, DC.

Notes on the First Week

More than seven months after submitting my application, I finally found myself...

2014 PFIG Recipient Stephen Rowe

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Stephen Rowe
College of Arts & Sciences
Chinese Language & Literature
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: Global Environmental Facility in Washington, DC.

Notes on the First Week

I am excited to be writing my first journal entry concerning my internship at the Global Environmental...

2014 PFIG Recipient Karina Payerhin

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Karina Payerhin
College of Arts & Sciences
Biology
2016 Graduation Year

Internship: The Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro, VA.

Notes on the first week

I just completed my first week at the Wildlife Center of Virginia and it has been a wonderful adventure so far. The Center,...

2014 PFIG Recipient Sarah Hill

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Sarah Hill
Engineering
Systems Engineering
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: The Prince's Regeneration Trust in London, England.

Notes on the first week

This summer I am one of three interns at the Prince’s Regeneration Trust (PRT). PRT is one of nineteen charities founded by HRH Prince...

2014 PFIG Recipient Matt Gandolfo

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Matt Gandolfo
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs & East Asian Studies
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of State,Bureau of East Asian & Pacific Affairs, US Embassy in Beijing, China

Notes on the first week

This past week, I began my internship with the US...

2014 PFIG Recipient Matt Dorritie

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Matt Dorritie
Batten
Public Policy & Leadership
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of Justice/Drug Enforcement Administration, NY Division in New York, NY 

Notes on the first week

This summer, I am interning with the Drug Enforcement Administration in New York City.  I am...

2014 PFIG Recipient Laura Szczyrba

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Laura Szczyrba
College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Sciences & Spanish
2016 Graduation Year

Internship: Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary (RWS) in Schuyler, VA.

Notes on the first week

After my first week interning at Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary, I find myself scanning various areas...

2014 PFIG Recipient Sam Roberts

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Sam Roberts
College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Science
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: The Wildlife Conservation Society in Bozeman, MT.

Notes on the First Week

My first week working in Montana was an absolute blast and has me excited for what’s in store for the rest of the...

2014 PFIG Recipient Will Cadigan

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Will Cadigan
College of Arts & Sciences
Government Major
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: Village Capital in Washington, DC.

Notes on the first week

My work with Village Capital has been incredibly rewarding, taking me from coffee shops to conferences while allowing me to hone a variety...

2014 PFIG Recipient Kristen Inglese

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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...

2014 PFIG Recipient Christine ElDabh

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Christine ElDabh
College of Arts & Sciences
Global Development Studies & Foreign Affairs
2016 Graduation Year

Internship: Discovery House in Alfanar, London

Notes on the First Week

I’ve loved my time at Alfanar and can already say that I’ve learned so much about the world of...

2013 PFIG Recipient Robert Koch

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Robert Koch
College of Arts & Sciences
Chinese Language & Literature Major
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: Original Life

Notes on the first week

This summer I am interning for a small firm called Original Life, which is in the process of researching and bringing aquaponics to the...

2013 PFIG Recipient Helena Groves

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Helena Groves
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Major
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: Frontier Culture Museum

Notes on the first week

It’s not everyday that when people ask “what are you doing this summer?”, one can truthfully answer “working in a wigwam.” But that’s what I get...

2013 PFIG Recipient Chelsea Stokes

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Chelsea Stokes
College of Arts & Sciences
Political & Social Thought Major
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: District of Columbia Public Schools

Notes on the first week

I began my internship at the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) in a whirlwind of activity. Assigned to the...

2013 PFIG Recipient Zachary Blackburn

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Zachary Balckburn
College of Arts & Sciences
Economics and Foreign Affairs Major
2014 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of State Economic & Political Section Riga, Latvia

Notes on the first week

My first week in Riga, Latvia has been a whirlwind of new names, procedures,...

2013 PFIG Recipient Shefali Hegde

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Shefali Hegde
College of Arts& Sciences
Cognitive Science and Neuroscience Major
2014 Graduation Year

Internship: Community Health Program, Christian Medical College

My deep interest in medicine and international healthcare has brought me to Tamil Nadu this summer, where I will work for two...

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