Tag: government

Internship Series: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Madison Hardee CAS'19 | Biochemistry Global HIV Research Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MH: This past summer I had the pleasure of working for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in their Division of Global HIV & TB with the International Laboratory Branch. This experience helped expose ...

Internship Series: Office of Representative Rosa DeLauro, U. S. Congress

Ann-Lyssa Asare CAS/Pardee'20 | International Relations Legislative Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities?  AL: I worked for the 3rd Congressional District Office in Connecticut for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro. Interns in the New Haven District Office work closely with the assigned supervisory staff performing a full range of tasks including ...

Internship Series: Tim Canova for Congress

Masha Vernik CAS/Pardee’19 | International Relations Deputy Field Organizer CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Masha: My job was to knock on voters’ doors and convince them to vote for Tim Canova. To do this effectively required a multitude of persuasion and tactful skills. I gave pitches tailored to an individual ...

Careers with the Federal Government

Thinking about an internship for the summer? Worried about what you’re going to do when you graduate? We’ve all been there. You have so many options, and a great one includes working with the federal government. Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t have to be a political science major to work for the federal government. ...

Internship Series: Department of State

Aelish Benjamin-Brown CAS/Pardee’18 | International Relations State Department Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Aelish: I found the opportunity via my academic department and the Center for Career Development. I went to walk-in hours for cover letter help and followed up with a career advisor multiple times to perfect my ...

Internship Series: Department of Environmental Protection

Julia Nassar CAS’19 | Environmental Analysis & Policy DEP Internship Program CCD: Tell us about your internship. What were your responsibilities? Julia: I mainly shadowed one of the employees Mr. Paul Wierzbicki, Professional Geologist III. I sat in on a number of meetings, such as a meeting with the city of Miami officials and the ...

Internship Series: Mission of Honduras to the United Nations

Fabiola Portal Dorado CAS'16 | International Relations Human Rights Representative, Permanent Mission of Honduras to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Fabiola: I worked primarily with human rights issues during the 28th and 29th Sessions of the Human Rights Council, the 22nd Cycle ...