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2013 PFIG Recipient Zaina Natour

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Zaina Natour
School of Architecture
Urban & Environmental Planning Major
2014 Graduation Year

Internship: Elsewhere Museum

Notes on the first week

I am interning for Elsewhere Museum in Greensboro, NC, a living museum set inside a former thrift store. I will be serving as the...

2013 PFIG Recipient Edel Tessema

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Edel Tessema
College of Arts & Sciences
Global Development Studies Major
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: Appleseed

Notes on the first week

This summer I have the privilege of working with the Appleseed foundation, an organization dedicated to "sowing the seeds of justice" all over the...

2013 PFIG Recipient Anna Rollsson

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Anna Rollsson
College of Arts & Sciences
English and Environmental Science Major
2015 Graduation Year

Internship: Shelby Farms Park Conservancy

Notes on the first week

What a whirlwind my first week at Shelby Farms Park has been. When I accepted the position of communications intern for...

2013 PFIG Recipient Will Warren

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Will Warren
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Leadership and Public Policy Major
2014 Graduation Year

Internship: Urban Institute Metropolitan Housing & Communities Center

Notes on the first week

Starting an internship is an exercise in learning and a not-so-gentle...

2013 PFIG Recipient Sarah Hooper

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Sarah Hooper
College of Arts & Sciences
Biology and Music Major
2015 Gradutaion Year

Internship: California Wildlife Center

Notes on the first week

Wow, this has been such a wonderful first week! On June 12th I started a wildlife rehabilitation internship at the California Wildlife...

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...

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...

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...

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