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May 07, 2019 11:12AM
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Mini-Grant recipient, Shannon Sartain '21, shares her experience attending the Ivy League Undergraduate Research Symposium.

The Ivy League Undergraduate Research Symposium was a conference held at the University of Pennsylvania this spring. There, I presented my Earth Sciences research as a poster to a judge for my respective category. Assembling my poster allowed me to gather my work up until now into a coherent narrative—knowing I would have to present on my work...

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May 06, 2019 12:00AM
Maya Frost-Belansky '20 Boulder County Justice Center

Maya Frost-Belansky '20 interned at the Boulder Regional Office during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report.

During my internship this winter at the Boulder Regional Office, I assisted attorneys with a variety of legal and administrative tasks to further this mission. The Colorado State Public Defender represents clients accused of criminal offenses who are either being held in custody or who are unable to afford private counsel. The...

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May 04, 2019 3:36PM
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In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

I came to Dartmouth knowing that I wanted to do something great with my time here, but I had no clue what that could be. I was undecided on my major, minor, and extracurricular interests and I truly was uncertain if I would ever find my passion. I should not have been so...

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May 04, 2019 12:00AM
 Louisa Auerbach '20 DCSC

Louisa Auerbach '20 interned as a Judicial Intern in the chambers of the Honorable Lynn Leibovitz of the D.C. Superior Court during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report.

For the Winter Term of 2018, I worked as a Judicial Intern in the chambers of the Honorable Lynn Leibovitz of the D.C. Superior Court (DCSC). DCSC is the trial court for the District of Columbia, handling everything from civil disputes to the highest level felonies....

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May 03, 2019 1:43PM
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Mini-Grant recipient, Karina Lopez '19, shares her experience attending the Scientista Conference.

The Scientista Conference was founded in 2011 by two graduate students who identified a need in the scientific community for female scientists to organize, connect, and share resources for professional development. As a Latina studying Neuroscience, I had become accustomed to being one of few, if not the only, latinx woman in the classroom and laboratory. Additionally, I aim to...

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May 02, 2019 12:00AM
Zachary Berkow '20 American Rivers

Zachary Berkow '20 interned at American Rivers as a Government Relations intern during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report.

This winter I was a Government Relations Intern at American Rivers. American River’s mission is to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers, and conserve clean water for people and nature through a combination of fieldwork in key river basins and national advocacy (americanrivers.org). Within American Rivers, I...

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May 01, 2019 11:12AM
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In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

Lauren Bishop, a senior from Jacksonville, Florida, has studied History and Public Policy as an undergrad. She came to Dartmouth with an interest in the social sciences and their applicability to policymaking, so the public policy minor was a natural fit for her. Writing and...

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April 29, 2019 12:00AM
Linford Zirangwa Pratham Foundation

Linford Zirangwa '19 interned at the Pratham Education Foundation during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report.

This winter, I interned at the Pratham Education Foundation. Founded in 1995 to provide education to children in the slums of Mumbai, India, Pratham Education Foundation has grown to become the largest education NGO in the world. Pratham works independently, with other NGOs and with governments to run many programs in and out...

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April 28, 2019 7:23PM
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Mini-Grant recipient, Yihang Liu '19, shares her experience attending the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference.

The Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference, one of the largest political science conferences in the country, was an amazing opportunity to learn what new research projects are being conducted around the world and to receive feedback for my own project. The conference featured many paper...

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April 28, 2019 12:00AM
Shaniqua Harrigan '20 USAO SDNY

Shaniqua Harrigan '20 interned at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (USAO SDNY) during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report.

This winter, I had the honor of working at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (USAO SDNY). I gained first-hand experience, expanded my legal knowledge, and honed my skills by helping Assistant United States Attorneys and working...

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