UC Washington Academic Internship Program

2008-2009 Participants

Spring 2009

John Atallah* Political Science Office of Senator
Barbara Boxer
Juan Correa Ethnic Studies Critical Resistance
Karissa Dolan Business California Governor's

Guillaume Dupeyron History/Political Science New Rules for
Global Finance
Tawnie Gulizia Sociology DC Office of the
Attorney General

Mark Higa Economics One World US
Diana Ibrahim Biology/Political Science Center for Medicare
Daryl Iijima Business Administration Center for Student Opportunity
Payom Ilkhanipour Political Science/Law and Society Congressional Office
of Lynn Woolsey
Shahanga Lee Public Policy Smithsonian Office
of Policy and Analysis
David Lee Business Administration Business Civic Leadership Center
Kotbora Lim Business Administration Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto
Gladys Limon History League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Leena Park Political Science/International Relations Office of Senator Barbara Boxer
Michael Perey Political Science/Law and Society Congressional Office
of David Dreier
Tiffany Reeves Psychology Congressional Office
of Brad Sherman
Erick Sunjaya Business Lupus Foundation
Rodrigo Torres Business Administration Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto
*Matusi Fellowship Award winner
Winter 2009
Gurpreet Arora Sociology/Administrative Studies Overseas Private
Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Russell Carlson Political Science Mount Vernon Project
Sharon Cho Political Science/International Affairs Children's Defense Fund
Amanda Damewood Art History Mount Vernon Project
Christina Gilfillan Political Science Congressional Office
Jerry Lewis
Jennifer Hernandez History Office of Senator Edward Kennedy
Ramiro Hernandez Psychology Congressional Office of Joe Baca
Naomi Ho Liberal Studies
Kyle Levy Political Science Congressional Office of Jerry McNerney
Jamaal Lewis Business Administration Wachovia
Marcella Lucente* Political Science Congressional Office of Nancy Pelosi
Lauren May Mathematics US Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development
Catherine Navarro History Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto
Tamara Shear Political Science Congressional Office of Jane Harman
Danny Tsai Political Science/International Affairs APIA Vote
Barry Tu Business Administration Equilibrium Networks
Rosio Vielma Anthropology League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Fabian Villegas Political Science/Law & Society Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Maria Zieba Political Science/International Affairs and Spanish US Department of Agriculture Farm Services Agency

*Matsui Fellowship Award winner


Jonathan Bong Political Science Corporation for National and Community Service
Christopher Buss History The Menare Foundation
Rowell Concepcion Psychology and Public Policy National Youth Rights Association
Kristina Deleon Business Administration House Committee on Veteran's Affairs
Micah Fukazawa Business Administration The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Kristina Garza English National Endowment for the Humanities
Megan Kuss Anthropology National Whistleblower Center
Ming-Lun "Allan" Kwok Business Economics US Treasury Department
U. Sean Maneewongwathana Political Science/International Affairs Asia America Initiative
Christopher Mendoza Business Economics UC Office of Federal Governmental Relations
Katherine Miller Biological Sciences Republican National Committee
Jessica Novela Interdisciplinary Studies Russ Reid
Gladys Padilla Political Science Wider Opportunities for Women
Yasmin Patel Political Science/International Affairs Asia America Initiative
Earlene Smith Political Science/International Affairs Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Diane Tran History/Law & Society Office of the Attorney General - Department of Family Services
Timothy Wei Business Administration Wachovia Securities
Lisa Zhou Business Administration US Chamber of Commerce and TradeRoots


Afia Amobeaa-Sakyi Sociology and Public Policy National Education Association
Robert Bonderer Chemical Engineering Naval Research Lab
Katherine Inglett Business Administration WVSA Arts Connection
Yalie Kamara Creative Writing Busboys and Poets
Nathan Mendoza Political Science/Law & Society Center on Juvenile & Criminal Justice
Nirashree Munshi Political Science/International Relations GenderPAC
Christine Nguyen Business Administration A Wider Circle
Sanay Panchal Political Science National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Conrad Riddle Business Administration Search for Common Ground
Daniel Smith English Accuracy in Media
Tiana Towns Psychology/Law & Society WVSA Arts Connection
Udeme Uwan Psychology/Law & Society Congressional Office of Dennis Cardoza

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Career Opportunities

Undergraduate Education

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