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August 10, 2017 4:27PM
Sydney Latimore

Sydney Latimore ’18 interned in the European Parliament branch in Brussels, Belgium for the 2017 Winter term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report.

Over the course of the winter 2017 term, I had the opportunity to intern with the European Parliament branch in Brussels, Belgium. In the first week I was tossed into the melee of preparation for the monthly trip to Strasbourg, France where Members of Parliament (MEPs) travel to meet and vote on legislative...

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August 08, 2017 1:48PM
Sadhana Hall

The Rockefeller Center hosted 27 students from Phillip Exeter Academy’s Charles J. Hamm Leadership Program on Wednesday, July 19. Students in the Exeter Summer Program live on campus in Exeter, New Hampshire for five weeks and participate in academic studies, athletics, and personal exploration. Of the 27 students in the Hamm Leadership Program this summer, 12 of the students are international.

The Hamm Leadership Program features excursions across New England to learn about...

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August 06, 2017 8:40AM
Reading Brains, Donna Coch, Kevin Griffee

Original article by Charlotte Albright was published in the Dartmouth News on July 25, 2017.

When, in the nursery rhyme, Jack and Jill go up a hill, they’re teaching children more than how to fetch a pail of water. They’re also improving their reading skills.

Researchers have found a connection between knowing how words rhyme and knowing how to read them. Good rhymers tend to become good readers. But there’s more to be known about what, exactly, occurs in our brains...

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August 03, 2017 6:28PM
Samuel Emmah '18

Samuel Emmah ’18 interned in the Office of the Public Defender in Hartford, Connecticut for the 2017 Winter term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report.

This past winter, I was able to intern in the Office of the Public Defender in Hartford, Connecticut which provides legal representation to indigent clients of the surrounding Hartford metropolitan area who are at risk of a prison sentence. As a leader in public defender work, the state of Connecticut...

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August 02, 2017 10:58AM
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Original article by Bill Platt was published in the Dartmouth News on July 24, 2017.

An analysis of military strategy in the Iraq war by Charlotte Blatt ’18, which started as a paper for Assistant Professor Jeffrey Friedman, has been published in Parameters, the top peer-reviewed journal of the U.S. Army War College.

Along the way, the paper, “Operational Success, Strategic Failure: Assessing the...

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July 30, 2017 12:30PM
FYF Mentor

The First-Year Fellows program is a unique opportunity for first-year students to engage meaningfully in public policy early in their Dartmouth careers. Each year, around 20 students are selected and placed in fellowships with Dartmouth alumni in Washington, D.C., who are willing to take on a significant mentoring role.

"I care deeply about Dartmouth's role helping young people feel confident that they can choose a career that will make this world a better place for everyone....

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July 29, 2017 4:28PM
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Reem Chamseddine ’17 interned with the Institute for the Study of War for the 2017 winter term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report. 

This past winter, I had the opportunity to intern with the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) which is a think tank that researches and analyzes developments in regions critical to American national security and American foreign policy. The mission of ISW is to provide real-time, independent, and open-source...

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July 25, 2017 10:28PM
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Celeste Kearney ’19 interned in the Office of Presidential Personnel at White House under the Obama Administration for the 2016 Fall term. She received support from the from the Peter McSpadden Public Affairs Fund.  The following is an excerpt from her internship report.

During the fall of 2016, I was an intern in the Office of Presidential Personnel at the White House. Presidential Personnel is tasked with the approximately 4,000 political appointees in the Obama...

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July 21, 2017 10:04AM
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Rachel Scholz-Bright ‘18 interned in the Civil Rights Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office for the 2017 winter term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report. ​

This past winter term, I interned at the Civil Rights Division (CRD) of the MA Attorney General’s Office. The CRD addresses constituent complaints of discrimination arising from belonging to a protected class and enforces Massachusetts and federal anti-discrimination law. I have always...

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July 18, 2017 1:42PM
17W, Oliver Engelhart

Oliver Engelhart ’18 interned in the Office of Senator Gillibrand from New York for the 2017 winter term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report. ​

This past winter I had the opportunity to intern in the Office of Senator Gillibrand from New York. I took everything I hoped to take away from this experience. I gained an insight into domestic politics, worked on legislative issues I was passionate about, and developed relationships with staffers, alums, and...

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