Tag: international relations

Internship Series: Study Abroad & Research in Kenya

Susi Neher CAS’16 | International Relations Student/Researcher in the School for Field Studies Taking advantage of the resources at BU, Susi Neher studied abroad in Kenya during the summer of 2014. Through this experience, Susi determined that a career in research is the right path for her.  CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were ...

Internship Series: World Affairs Council

Janki Viroja CAS’16 | International Relations & Psychology Program Assistant During the summer of 2014, Janki Viroja worked as a Program Assistant at the World Affairs Council in Connecticut, helping to plan an array of events and programs. CCD: What were your responsibilities?  Janki: I assisted the Program Director in the planning and delivery of all ...

Internship Series: Undergraduate Research in Kenya

Ashley Davidson CAS’15 & Pardee | History & International Relations Private Research  Ashley Davidson conducted research in Nairobi, Kenya, through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).  CCD: Tell us about your experience in Kenya. What were your responsibilities?  Ashley: I conducted research in Nairobi, Kenya, and wrote two senior theses related to Kenya: one that was ...

Internship Series: House of Representatives of Puerto Rico

Fabiola Portal CAS’16 & Questrom’16 | International Relations Intern (2011), Advisor (2013-2014) Fabiola Portal had the opportunity to intern in the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico during the summer of 2011, which later led to an advising job during the summers of 2013 and 2014.   CCD: Tell us about your experience in the ...

Internship Series: Boston Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights

Sophie Spiers CAS ‘15 | International Relations, French Research Intern During Summer 2013, Sophie Spiers worked at the Boston Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights as a research intern. To find her internship, she simply Googled “international relations internships in Boston,” and applied online. CCD: Please tell us about your internship at the Boston ...

Internship Series: Congresswoman Niki Tsongas

Bob Schneider CAS’13 | International Relations Intern As an undergraduate student, Bob Schneider worked as intern in Washington, D.C. for Congresswoman Niki Tsongas. In addition to administrative tasks, Bob wrote recommendations on legislation for Congresswoman Tsongas. He found his internship via the Congresswoman’s website at the recommendation of a BU D.C. Study Abroad Program Manager. ...

Internship Series: Global NGO Centres

Sarah Miller  CAS/COM’ 13 | International Relations Fundraising and Social Media Intern During the fall of 2012, Sarah Miller studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland through the BU Study Abroad internship program. For six weeks, she worked as a fundraising and social media intern with the Global NGO Centres of Dublin. CCD: Tell us about your ...

Internship Series: Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities

Alex Valdovinos CAS’13 | International Relations Research Intern In the fall of 2012, Alex Valdovinos began as an intern for the nonprofit organization, Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities (LASPAU). After finding out about the nonprofit through a newsletter from BU’s International Relations department, Alex contacted the organization and began the internship two weeks ...

Internship Series: U.S. House of Representatives

Eric Kashdan CAS’14 | Major: International Relations Legislative Intern for Congressman John Tierney This spring, Eric Kashdan is a legislative intern at the United States House of Representatives for Congressman John Tierney, representing the sixth Congressional District of Massachusetts. Eric found this opportunity online, with the knowledge that he wanted to work in the federal ...