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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...

2012 PFIG Recipient Zodina Beiene

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Zodina Beiene
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Biomedical Engineering Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Duke Engineering World Health Summit

Notes on the first week

This summer I am interning for two months in Arusha, Tanzania through the Duke-Engineering World Health...

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...

2011 PFIG Recipient Sheffield Hale

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Sheffield Hale
College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Thought & Practice and Environmental Science Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: American Association for the Advancement of Science

Notes on the first week

This summer I am interning for the American Association for the...

2011 PFIG Recipient Lauren Agyekum

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Lauren Agyekum
School of Nursing
Nursing Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Ghana Health Service

Notes on the first week

I have been fortunate enough to secure an internship position with the Ghana Health Service – Family Health Division this summer for 8 weeks in Accra, Ghana. The...

2011 PFIG Recipient Alex Kent

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Alex Kent
College of Arts & Sciences
Government and American Politics Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Woodstock Chamber of Commerce

Notes on the first week

Walking into the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce on my first day probably should have been more overwhelming. It was a brand...

2011 PFIG Recipient Logan Gates

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Logan Gates
College of Arts & Sciences
Political and Social Thought and Religious Studies Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: ORPHANetwork

Notes on the first week

5:33 AM. I wasn’t expecting any jetlag travelling to a country nearly due south from Virginia – but between exotic bird...

2011 PFIG Recipient Natalie Affinito

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Natalie Affinito
College of Arts & Sciences
Political Philosophy, Policy & Law (PPL) Major
2013 Graduation Year

Internship: Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, PA

Notes on the first week

I am now a little more than one week into my summer internship and I could not be more...

2011 PFIG Recipient Kate Jarosik

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Kate Jarosik
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: International Action

Notes on the first week

A very small non-profit based in the Capitol Hill area of Washington DC, International Action’s mission is large – providing the people of...

2011 PFIG Recipient Sydney Kastner

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Sydney Kastner
College of Arts & Sciences
Sociology Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: American Enterprise

Notes on the first week

This summer, I am one of two interns in the Development department at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington, DC....

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....

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