Career Center Announcements

2009 PFIG Recipient Tyler Duke

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Tyler Duke 
College of Arts & Sciences 
Foreign Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies 
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: US Department of Defense in Washington, DC

Notes on the first week 

I’ve just finished up my first two weeks of my unpaid internship at the U.S. Department of Defense,...

2009 PFIG Recipient Spencer Sloan

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Spencer Sloan
College of Arts & Sciences
PPL and Economics Major
2010 Graduation Year

Internship: Human Rights Institute of Burma

Notes on the first week

This past week, starting May 24, I began my internship with the Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (‘HREIB’) in Chiang Mai ,...

2009 PFIG Recipient Charlie Redmon

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Charlie Redmon
College of Arts & Sciences
Undeclared Major
2011 Graduation Year

Internship: Institute for Field Research Expeditions

Notes on the first week

At the Bal Bhavan School in Jaipur, I teach 20-30 boys and girls ages 6-12, Tuesday through Saturday every week. The school is run...

2009 PFIG Recipient Cole Bingham

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Cole Bingham
College of Arts & Sciences
Echols: Creative Writing 
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: ORPHANetwork in Virginia Beach & Nicaragua

Notes on the first week 

I'm writing this smack-dab in the middle of the Gulf, a few miles high, in row 18, seat B, of a Continental...

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...

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...

2009 PFIG Recipient Benjamin Foster

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Benjamin Foster
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Civil and Environmental Engineering 
2010 Graduation Year 

Internship: Least of These International in Charlottesville

Notes on the first week 

It has been a great first couple weeks! I am working In Charlottesville on Ivy Rd. for...

2008 PFIG Recipient Whitney Newton

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Whitney Newton
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Civil & Environmental Engineering
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Jefferson Area Board for Aging in Charlottesville, VA 

Notes on the first week 

On Monday I began my internship with Charlottesville and Jefferson Area Board on...

2008 PFIG Recipient Jennifer Swalec

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Jennifer Swalec
College of Arts & Sciences
Classics (Latin) 
2009 Graduation Year

Internship: Office of Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Bangor, ME 

I am a rising fourth year Classics major with a concentration in Latin. My interest in the law goes back to high school, when I competed on the mock...

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