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2010 PFIG Recipient Kevin Klembczyk

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Kevin Klembczyk
School of Engineering and Applied Science and College of Arts & Sciences
Biomedical Engineering and Economics Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Engineering World Health

Notes on the first week

For the next two months I will be participating in the Engineering World...

2010 PFIG Recipient Danielle Murashige

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Danielle Murashige
College of Arts & Sciences
Human Biology Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Drylands Natural Resources Center in Charlottesville

Notes on the first week

Like much of the rest of the world, the population growth in Africa is such that it is placing great strain on...

2010 PFIG Recipient Melissa Bender

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Melissa Bender
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: The Global Environment Facility

Notes on the first week

My internship with the Communications Department of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) started a week later than those of my...

2010 PFIG Recipient Ned Burns

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Ned Burns
College of Arts & Sciences
Undeclared Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Counterpart International

Notes on the first week

This summer, I’m interning for Counterpart International. Counterpart International is an American NGO that currently operates in 25 countries all...

2010 PFIG Recipient Kristen Gardner

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Kristen Gardner
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Bureau of Western Hemispheric Affairs

Notes on the first week

My name is Kristen Gardner and I currently intern for the U.S. Department of State in Lima, Peru. I specifically work in the...

2010 PFIG Recipient Heather Hankley

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Heather Hankley
College of Arts & Sciences
Cognitive Science and French Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Enrichment Alliance of VA

Notes on the first week

During my first full week interning for the Enrichment Alliance, I worked as a facilitator at a nature-inspired art camp...

2010 PFIG Recipient Sam Pepper

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Sam Pepper
School of Architecture
Architecture Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Smith-Miller + Hawkins Architects LLP

Notes on the first week

The heat, crowds and smell of New York City in July is a shock to the senses. Today it is expected to reach 90F in the shade. Despite the...

2010 PFIG Recipient Kevin Pujanauski

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Kevin Pujanauski
College of Arts & Sciences
Politics Honors and Global Development Studies Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internsihp: IQ Consult

Notes on the first week

In the short amount of time I've been here so far, I've already seen a large number of the moving parts that make up IQ...

2010 PFIG Recipient Evan Davis

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Evan Davis
College of Arts and Sciences
Undeclared Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: International Association of Fire Chiefs

Notes on the first week

This week has been a very exciting one; I’ve officially begun as a lobbyist. Once I arrived at the International Association of Fire...

2010 PFIG Recipient Hebah Fisher

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Hebah Fisher
College of Arts & Sciences
Global Development Studies Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Family Bank

Notes on the first week

I completed the first full week of my internship today. I’m working with the Family Bank, a new microfinance bank in Bahrain, a partner of...

2010 PFIG Recipient Komal Karnik

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Komal Karnik
College of Arts and Sciences
Biology and Psychology Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: US Public Interest Research Group

Notes on the first week

I breathed a sigh of relief as I stepped off the elevator and through the glass door at the Washington D.C. office of U.S. Public...

2009 PFIG Recipient Jonathan Crowe

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Jonathan Crowe
College of Arts & Sciences
Spanish and Foreign Affairs 
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: International Justice Mission in Washington, D.C.

Notes on the first week 

As I write this, I am halfway through my second week of working at the International Justice Mission...

2009 PFIG Recipient Gayathri Segar

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Gayathri Segar
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs and Art History Major
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Notes on the first week

Working in the art world has been something I have been aspiring to do for a long time, and landing an internship with...

2009 PFIG Recipient Robby Panos

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Robby Panos
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Heritage Foundation - Center for Legal and Judicial Studies

Notes on the first week

I have now finished my first week working in the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage...

2009 PFIG Recipient Julie Gladnick

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Julie Gladnick
College of Arts & Sciences
Middle Eastern Studies and Media Studies
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Beyond Good Intentions in Malawi

Mwasewela bwanji and greetings from Malawi! I am here on a research fellowship with Beyond Good Intentions, a U.S. organization that uses film,...

2009 PFIG Recipient Joanne Tu

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Joanne Tu
School of Architecture
Urban & Environmental Planning Major
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Albemarle County Community Development Department

The Albemarle County Community Development Department is currently divided into four divisions: Planning, Zoning and Current Development,...

2009 PFIG Recipient Andrew Case

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Andrew Case
College of Arts & Sciences 
Cognitive Science and Physics 
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Huaxi Hospital of Sichuan in China

Notes on the first week 

Though I have been in China for nearly two weeks, today officially concludes my first week of work at the Huaxi Hospital Center for Cancer...

2009 PFIG Recipient Patrick Ahern

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Patrick Ahern
School of Nursing
Nursing 
2011 Graduation Year

Internship:  Human Rights Campaign Foundation in Washington, DC

I am a rising third year Nursing major interning this summer with the Family Project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation in Washington, DC. The Human Rights Campaign is...

2009 PFIG Recipient Emma O'Hara

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Emma O'Hara 
College of Arts & Sciences
Religious Studies 
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: Central Regional Hospital in Ghana

Notes on the first week

My first week in Ghana has been absolutely amazing but a rollercoaster as well! After 24 hours of traveling to get here, the culture...

2009 PFIG Recipient Stephanie Hull

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Stephanie Hull
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs and Public Policy 
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: US Consulate in China

Notes on the first week 

This summer, I am working for the Department of State at the US Consulate in Shenyang, China . Shenyang is the largest city in...

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