UC Washington Academic Internship Program

2013-2014 Participants

Spring 2014

Name Major Internship
Ivana Andrade Political Science Environmental and
Energy Study Institute
Ruth Blanco Political Science Congressional Office of Eric Swalwell
Aaron Britton Political Science/Law
& Society
National Wildlife Refuge Association
Keyva Clark Political Science National Black Caucus of State Legislators
John Eggerth Theatre Congressional Office of Eric Swalwell
Lauren Flores Psychology/Law
& Society
Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein
Paul Geisterfer Political Science Family Online Safety Institute
Kelli Hatch Philosophy/Law
& Society
Verizon Communications: Global Communications Center
Christine La Public Policy and
Media & Cultural Studies
Center for Environmental International Law
Sherry Ma Sociology/Administrative
Rubi Mancilla Women's Studies
and Psychology
Rape Incest and Abuse National Network (RAINN)
Daniela Martinez Sociology and
Political Science
DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaboration
Jessica May Biology Council on Environmental Quality: The White House
Cassie Nguyen Public Policy Congressional Office of Alan Lowenthal
Megan O'Grady Business Administration Hudson Institute
Rebecca Quon Art History and History Library of Congress: European Reading Room
Tania Shaik Political Science/
International Affairs
The Wilson Center
Jenna Sotelo Art History/
Administrative Studies
Smithsonian: Office of Policy and Analysis
Constance Towers Political Science/Law
& Society
Congressional Office of Justin Amash
Edwin Valdovinos Sociology Nueva Vida

Name Major Internship
Paris Bath Global Studies Consortium of Universities for Global Health
Maria Galiano History/Law & Society Humanities Council of DC
Vanessa Garcia History Congressional Office of
Grace Napolitano
Jonathan Garzon Sociology Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services
Mekbeb Hagos Political Science/Law
& Society
Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto
Erica Harnik Sociology Congressional Office of Ken Calvert
Warsame Hassan Political Science/Law
& Society
Federal Judicial Center
Karina Hernandez Political Science Center for American Progress
Karina Honer Anthropology Smithsonian Associates
Kathryn Johnston Global Studies World Affairs Councils of America
Roseanne Kiggundu Political Science/
International Affairs
Appleseed Network
Christopher LoCascio Political Science and
Center for National Policy
Carrie Meng English and East
Asian Studies
Brookings Institution
Phi Nguyen Business Administration House Democratic Caucus
Marisela Ramirez Art History/
Administrative Studies
L'Enfant Trust
Rose Rodriguez Political Science/Law
& Society
Family Online Safety Institute
Abdelkarim Salamah Political Science/Law
& Society
Federal Judicial Center
Ahmad Takouche Political Science/
International Affairs
US Department of Justice
Victoria Truong Sociology Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services

FALL 2013
Name Major Internship Site
Chika Apakama Political Science Office of Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Nathan Aquino Political Science/
International Affairs
World Learning
Giulliana Benavides Business Administration Congressional Office of
Luis Gutierrez (Chicago)
Ariana Campos Business Administration Partners for the Common Good
Denise Diaz Sociology National Hispanic
Medical Association
Alliance for Justice
Elizabeth Do Business Administration C-SPAN
Vanessa Gamboa Psychology Latin America Working Group
Isoken Igbinedion Business Administration Leading Authorities, Inc.
Sandra Labeeb Psychology American Association
of Suicidology
Candice Lee Art (Studio) Smithsonian Associates
Destini Lenard Anthropology Global Trade Watch
Celina Lozano Liberal Studies Human Rights Campaign
Teresa Maldonado Sociology/Law & Society International Child
Art Foundation
Athena Motavvef Public Policy Environmental Protection Agency
Alicia Nyein Political Science
(Public Service)
Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto
Candace Orozco Political Science/
House Democratic Caucus
Matt Sallis Business Administration Congressional Office of Ed Royce
Kassandra Taira Business Administration US Department of State
Brandon Walker Public Policy Organization of Economic
Cooperation and Development
Rudy Zuniga Business Administration The Washington Animal
Rescue League

Student Major Internship Site
William Avila Mathematics US Department of Health
& Human Services: Centers
of Medicare and Medicaid
Michelle Cash Political Science/Law & Society RESULTS
Nicole Cota Business Administration RTC Marketing Agency

National Research Center for
Women & Families
Matt Emeterio Political Science Physicians for Social Responsibility
Michael Ervin Political Science/International Relations Congressional Office of
Mark Takano
Ana Ferman English RESULTS
Debora Hernandez Religious Studies and Spanish Nueva Vida
Kara Homolak Business Administration JoJo Coture Business and Marketing
Nafi Karim Business Administration Minority Business Development
Agency: US Department
of Commerce
Katrina Mantaring Mathematics Corporation for National and Community Service
Daniela Rodriguez Creative Writing Martha's Table
Sneha Sharma English Humanities Council
Victoria Tinoco Public Policy and Chicano Studies House Democratic Caucus
Nina Villareal English and Political Science Congressional Office of
Judy Chu
Jamaul Weaver Public Policy and Global Studies US Department of Health &
Human Services: Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services

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Career Opportunities

Undergraduate Education

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