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UC Washington Academic Internship Program



2014-2015 Participants


Spring 2015

Name Major Internship
Claudia Ayala Latin American Studies Library of Congress, Hispanic Reading Room
Jameice Bevans Global Studies Global Kids, Inc.
Andrea Flores Media and Cultural Studies Humanities Council of DC
Sarah Guevara History World Affairs Council
Kia Harris Political Science/International Affairs Congressional Office of Mark Takano
Faduma Ibrahim Political Science FAIR Girls
Angela Jefferson Media and Cultural Studies Humanities Council of DC
Sahar Khalil Political Science/Law and Society ENS Resources, Inc.
Stacey Macias Global Studies Humanities Council of DC
Prisca Maldonado Business Economics Congressional Office of Loretta Sanchez
Natasha Mollaghasemi Public Policy Running Start
Nicole Phung Media and Cultural Studies Groundswell
Mary Ramos Political Science/International Affairs LULAC
Nafia Rauff Psychology FAIR Girls
Nallely Romero Spanish/Linguistics Library of Congress, Hispanic Reading Room
Vivian Sau Business Administration Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
June Sham Creative Writing 826DC
Aimee Villalpando Sociology  Department of Education-Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Katy Wang Statistics National Institute for Health Research

Winter 2015

Name Major Internship
Deanna Bratton Sociology Innocents at Risk
Sonia Cesar Sociology NAACP DC
Kennington Cung Histor/Pre-Med The American Security Project
Jalen Gray Media & Cultural Studies Words, Beats, & Life INC.
Erica Illingworth Political Science/International Relations Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Tyniah Lewis Theatre The Studio Theatre
Ashley Loville Media & Cultural Studies DC Shorts
Janice Mok Media & Cultural Studies Congressional Office of Eric Swalwell
Spencer Saks Political Science Senator Dianne Feinstein 
Janet Shiver Sociology/Law and Society The Peace Alliance
Anikh Wadhawan Political Science International Center for Terrorism Studies
Jacob Westerberg Political Science Center for Strategic and International Studies

Fall 2014 

Name Major Internship
Omar Abdallah Political Science/Law and Society Senator Mark Kirk
Muaath Alaraj Political Science Congressional Office of Janice Hahn
Kristina Bekya Economics/Administrative Studies Executive Office of the President
Azucena Crespo Political Science/Law and Society Public Citizen
Betsy Figueroa History Naval History and Heritage Command
Deepankar Gagneja Public Policy The White House
Beatriz Garcia Sociology Department of Education-Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Aram Gevorgyan Economics/Administrative Studies Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Akshay Jain Philosophy/Law and Society Public Defender Service Washington DC
Aaron Johnson Political Science NBC
Blake Jones Political Science C-SPAN
Max Kiser Political Science National Endowment for the Humanities
Sang Lee CHASS Undeclared American Association on Suicidology
Vince Leus Political Science/Asian American Studies Asian Pacific American Institute
Thomas Marcelletti Political Science/History Congressional Office of Karen Bass
Nancy Matti Biology Genetic Alliance

Alejandro Otero Business Administration  American Express
Samuel Peterson History  Naval History Museum
Mariam Saleh English/Middle East and Islamic Studies  Congressional Office of Raul Ruiz
Gabriel Shamoun Political Science Leading Authorities
Savitri Zala Political Science House Foreign Relations Committee

Summer 2014

Name Major Internship
Keyva Clark Political Science The Strategy Group
Ryan Cruz Business Administration Minority Business Development Agency
Alexis Dennis English National Endowment for the Humanities
Gabriella Gutierrez Sociology 826DC
Roanan Harris Political Science/Law & Society The Progressive Majority
Mina Kato Political Science/International Affairs Congressional Office of Alan Lowenthal
Anupe Litt Political Science/Law & Society The Progressive Majority
Shadi Matar Political Science American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
Pedro Montenegro Global Studies Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Jorge Rojas-Garcia Sociology Human Rights Campaign
Leah Rosario Political Science/Law & Society ENS Resources
Mitzi Salgado Women's Studies Ready for Hillary
Joanne Vuong Neuroscience American Red Cross: Service to the Armed Forces
William West Political Science/International Affairs Center for Applied Strategic Learning: National Defense University
Jensen Widtfeldt Environmental Sciences California Hydrogen Business Council
Isaac Young Political Science/Law & Society Center for International Environmental Law

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Career Opportunities

Undergraduate Education

UCR-UC Washington Academic Internship Program
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Tel: (951) 827-2634
Fax: (951) 827-7745
E-mail: ucrucdc@ucr.edu

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