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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...

CPE Spotlight: Carly Taylor

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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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2015 PFIG Recipient Acacia Dai

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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