Summer Internship Series: What Inspired You Today?

Kristina Wright ’18

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Summer internship series: what inspired you today? - screen-shot-2017-10-03-at-1.36.54-pm.png image #0My name is Kristina Wright. I am senior Anthropology/Sociology major and Psychology minor. On campus I am the president of Big Brothers Big Sisters, a member of SHARE, a research assistant in the Psychology department, and I work for a legal aid office in Newark.  This summer I had the amazing opportunity to work with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.

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Summer Internship Series: Photography in Peru

Julia Tallant ’20
Intern, FairMail, Huanchaco, PeruJulia tallant exploring photography in peru

I am Julia Tallant, and I am a sophomore Studio Art and Spanish double major. This past summer I was lucky enough to be able to intern with a fair trade photography company in Huanchaco, Peru, where I spent about 3.5 months living and working.

The basis of the company I interned for (FairMail) was to provide underprivileged Peruvian teenagers with DSLR cameras and to train them to take photos for greeting cards, and the teenagers receive 60% of the profits to use for their education, housing, and healthcare.

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Summer Internship Series: Helping Students Prepare for College

Mike Angelo ’19
Summer Completion Coach, College Forward, Austin, Texas

My name is Mike Angelo, I am a junior Environmental Studies major with an Educational Studies minor.  This summer I had the privilege of serving as a Summer Completion Coach at College Forward in Austin, TX.

College Forward is a non-profit college access organization that serves students across Texas in an access program and across the country in a persistence program.

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