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2006 PFIG Recipient Michael Wain

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Michael Wain
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: National Defense University

Notes on the first week

The beginning of my internship at the Near East-South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA-CSS) at National Defense University (NDU) has...

2006 PFIG Recipient Anna Mapes

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Anna Mapes
School of Nursing
Nursing Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: ProPeru

Notes on the first week

My internship is in Urubamba, Peru, a small village 2900 meters in the Andean mountains an hour outside of Cuzco (the home of Machu Piccu). I am volunteering here with ProPeru, a...

2006 PFIG Recipient Danya Atiyeh

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Danya Atiyeh
College of Arts & Sciences
English
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: US Dept of Justice & International Affairs in in Washington, DC.

Notes on the first week

A week ago, I began my internship at the Office of International Affairs, a part of the Criminal Division of the...

2006 PFIG Recipient Shirley Datu

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Shirley Datu
College of Arts & Sciences
Psychology/African American Studies
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Communities in Schools

Notes on the first week

We were going to be working with the West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF) along with its sister clinic, the International Health...

2006 PFIG Recipient Isabelle Brantley

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Isabella Brantley
College of Arts & Sciences
American Studies Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: East Harlem School

Notes on the first week

I just finished a very challenging and exciting first week at The East Harlem School. I have been watching Humanities classes in order to get...

2006 PFIG Recipient Rebecca Elliot

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Rebecca Elliot
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Foreign Service Institute, US Department of State in in Arlington, VA.

Notes on the first week

I learn so much every single day. That’s my most salient impression after interning for two weeks with...

2006 PFIG Recipient Ava Baker

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Ava Baker
College of Arts & Sciences
History Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Public Defender Service for Washington, D.C.

Notes on the first week

I have been interning with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia for about four weeks after starting the day after...

2006 PFIG Recipient Matthew Burnham

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Matthew Burnham
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Systems Engineering Major
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Bike and Build

Notes on the first week

About two weeks ago, I joined 27 other college students in Jacksonville, Florida, to begin my summer internship with Bike and Build. My...

2006 PFIG Recipient Nanda Davis

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Nanda Davis
College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy Major
2008 Graduation Year

Internship: Sexual Assault Resource Agency and Planned Parenthood

Notes on the first week

Taking on one new job is stressful to begin with, but within the first week of work I had to orient myself to both Planned...

2006 PFIG Recipient Chantal Boucher

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Chantal Boucher
College of Arts & Sciences
Foreign Affairs Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: UNICEF "Convention of the Rights of the Child"

Notes on the first week

I arrived in Geneva at 10 AM Thursday, and I was scheduled for my orientation meeting at 1:30 that afternoon! My...

2006 PFIG Recipient Julia Treschel

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Julia Treschel
College of Arts & Sciences
History Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Smithsonian Museum of American Art

Notes on the first week

It’s an exciting time to be working at the Smithsonian of American Art as they are preparing for the July 1 grand opening of a six-year...

2006 PFIG Recipient Sarah Perkins

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Sarah Perkins
College of Arts & Sciences
American Studies and English Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Core Knowledge Foundation

Notes on the first week

I just finished my first week interning for the Core Knowledge Foundation in Charlottesville and already I am finding it to be a...

2006 PFIG Recipient Dhruv Kapadia

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Dhruv Kapadia
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Computer Engineering Major
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Center for Democracy and Technology

Notes on the first week

My first week here at the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) has been a good one. The CDT is a relatively...

2005 PFIG Recipient Kevin Carson

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Kevin Carson
College of Arts & Sciences
International Relations Major
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: New Beginnings Southwest Inc.

Notes on the first week

New Beginnings Southwest Inc. is a regional long-term residential facility for the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism...

2005 PFIG Recipient Becca Walton

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Becca Walton
College of Arts & Sciences
History and American Studies
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Notes on the first week

I’ve just finished my first week as an intern with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. I’ve returned for a second summer on staff of...

2005 PFIG Recipient Winnie Kellog

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Winnie Kellog
College of Arts & Sciences
American Studies Major
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: Communities in Schools

Notes on the first week

I have just begun the third week of my internship at a non-profit organization in Houston called Communities in Schools. As stated in their...

2005 PFIG Recipient Kara Kalasky

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Kara Kalasky
McIntire School of Commerce
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: American Red Cross

Notes on the first week

This week I began my internship at the Central Virginia chapter of the American Red Cross. After a day of orienting myself with the employees, the organization, the website, and...

2005 PFIG Recipient Julie Arrington

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Julie Arrington
College of Arts & Sciences
Human Biology & PreComm
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Muscular Dystropy Association

Notes on the first week

After my best friend and I got into a car accident the weekend before I was to begin my internship, I suffered a concussion and...

2005 PFIG Recipient Veronica Barlas

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Veronica Barlas
College of Arts & Sciences
Spanish
2006 Graduation Year

Internship: Arlington Free Clinic

Notes on the first week

I am so glad to be back working at the Arlington Free Clinic. I had an internship here once before, two summers ago. They introduced me to medical...

2005 PFIG Recipient Elysa Miller

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Elysa Miller
College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Science
2007 Graduation Year

Internship: Chesapeake Bay Foundation Education Center

Notes on the first week

Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has four island programs where a manager and boat captain host groups of students or teachers...

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