UCR

UC Washington Academic Internship Program



2016-2017 Participants





Spring 2017

Josef Alejandrino  Political Science/International Affairs  Congressional Office of Dina Titus 
Eric Berg  Political Science  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals
Candace Burries  Political Science  Congressional Office of Doug LaMalfa
Kaitlyn Caira  Economics  U.S. Department of Commerce: The Advocacy Center
Sipan Dehjet  Political Sicence  Armenian National Committee of America 
Hector Echavarria  Sociology  CompTIA
Karolyn Jaranilla  Media and Cultural Studies  Studio Center
 Aras Kazlauskas  Political Science  Library of Congress: European Reading Room
Selina Mendoza  Political Science/Law and Society  Congressional Office of Paul Cook
 Monica Meneses Psychology  International Child Art Foundation
Jorge Nieto  Political Science/Law and Society  Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein
Leslie Pease  Psychology  U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Halle Rivero  Psychology  Congressional Office of Kurt Schrader
Carolina Sanchez Sociology  Children's Advocacy and Women's Rights International
Madelaine Santana  Political Science/International Affairs  Corporation for Enterprise Development: The Racial Wealth Divide Initiative
Mark Seboarrotin  Political Science/Law and Society  Congressional Office of Mark Takano
Steven Smith  Political Science/Law and Society  Congressional Office of Pete Aguilar
Andrea Vidaurre  Global Studies  Green Latinos
Zhiyao (Allen) Yang  Political Science   Congressional Office of Kurt Schrader



winter 2017

Chris Castorena Political Science/International Affairs & Ethnic Studies Peace Through Action USA
David Chang Media and Cultural Studies U.S. Department of Education: Office of Communications and Outreach
Stephen Copley Business Administration Department of Commerce: Interational Trade Association
Lauren Denarola Business Administration & Political Science Congressional Office of Congressman Mark Takano
Kristopher Eclarino Political Science/Public Service U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Deysy Gonzalez Sociology Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Farah Jammal Business Administration U.S. Small Business Administration: Office of Financial Progam Operations
Crystal Leon Psychology/Law and Society Congressional Office of Congressman Mark Takano
Elizabeth Matamoros Political Science Congressional Office of Congressman Darrell Issa
Nare Nazaryan Political Science Department of Commerce: Interational Trade Association
Reuben Rodriguez Sociology House Democratic Caucus
Karla Ruiz Political Science Center for Justice and International Law
Muhammad Sohail Public Policy Congressional Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee 
Tammy Truong Public Policy Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
Lydia Tsou Pre-Business Nest-DC

 

 

Summer 2016 Participants

Name Major Internship
Jennifer Anaya Political Science/Law and Society U.S. Department of Education, Office of Legislative and Congressional Affairs
Benjamin Brown Creative Writing/Political Science Washington Institute for Near East Politics
Kathia Camargo Public Policy/Psychology U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Chris Castorena Political Science/International Affairs & Ethnic Studies Center for American Progress
Joy Chi English American Federation of Teachers
Jordy Garcia Political Science/International Affairs Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Janine Gharghoury Public Policy Congressional Office of Raul Ruiz
Belen Hernandez Political Science Congresswoman Linda Sanchez
Ustina Ibrahim Political Science/Administrative Studies Senator Dianne Feinstein
Seung Lee Political Science/Law and Society Common Cause
Claire Marks Political Science Heritage Action
Raquel Missbrenner Psychology Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
David Ortega Valadez Political Science/Law and Society Department of Commerce: Bureau of Industry and Security
Edgar Ortuno Theatre, Film, Digital Production  Center for American Progress
Aliyah Redic Political Science/Law and Society Congressman Scott Peters
Cynthia Romero Chicano Studies/Spanish Linguistic Congresswoman Linda Sanchez
Sarah Shahatto Political Science Congresswoman Judy Chu
Andriy Uvarov Political Science/Administrative Studies Congressman Mark Takano
Christian Vaca Business Economics Department of Commerce: International Trade Administration
Suraj Wadhwani Business Administration Venga
Dakota Whitehead Psychology Senator Kristen Gillibrand
Erick Yanez Business Nest-DC

 

 

Summer 2016 Participants

Name Major Internship
Paola Avendano Political Science/Administrative Studies  Physicians for Social Responsibility 
John Berba Political Science/International Relations Fiat Luxe Tours
Pejae Chai Business Administration UC Office of Federal Government Relations
Joy Chen Public Policy Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
Wayne Chen Business-Finance McColm and Co
Ashley Elias Political Science US Department of Health:Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Bryant Glover Business Administration Department of Commerce:Minorty Business Development Agency
Ava Habiban English InterAction
Cesar Hernandez Business Economics Humanities DC
Amrita Kular English Humanities DC: Soul of the City
Lorraine Liao Public Policy Department of Commerce: International Trade Administration
Cristian Lopez Media and Cultural Studies Humanities DC
Hernan Martinez Political Science/History Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
Pete Pridanonda Economics Department of Commerce: Trade Promotions Program
Prianka Sharma Business Administration/Information Systems  Department of Commerce: Trade Promotions Program
Audrey Steinberg Business Economics Stimson Center
Kimberly Valladares Political Science League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

General Campus Information

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Career Opportunities

Undergraduate Education

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