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2010 PFIG Recipient Emma Dupont

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Emma Dupont
College of Arts and Sciences
Foreign Affairs and Environmental Thought & Practice Major
2012 Graduation Year

Internship: Albemarle County Public Schools, Building Services Department

Notes on the first week

My first week at my internship has absolutely fulfilled my...

2010 PFIG Recipient Gregg Forse

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Gregg Forse
College of Arts & Sciences
History Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Pittsburgh Hilltop Alliance

Notes on the first week

Last week, I began working for the Pittsburgh Hilltop Alliance, an umbrella organization that brings together various smaller community organizations...

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...

2009 PFIG Recipient Whitney Hayes

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Whitney Hayes 
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology, African American & African Studies
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville

Notes on the first week 

The Legal Aid Justice Center presents a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere the second that you...

2009 PFIG Recipient Monica Nable

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Monica Nable 
College of Arts & Sciences
Psychology
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: American Red Cross: Central Virginia Regional Chapter in Charlottesville

Notes on the first week 

I was excited for my first day at the Red Cross, not only because this is my first "desk job" having...

2009 PFIG Recipient Victoria White

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Victoria White
College of Arts & Sciences
German Major
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Alzheimer's Association Central & Western Virginia

Notes on the first week

June 3rd, 2009 was the first day of my internship at the Alzheimer’s Association, where I, Victoria "Tori" White,...

2009 PFIG Recipient Megan Durkee

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Megan Durkee
College of Arts & Sciences
Political & Social Thought and Economics
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville

Notes on the first week 

So far, so good! I am spending the summer working at the Legal Aid Justice Center in...

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...

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