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  • Danielle 5:20 pm on November 30, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: DC, December, , exit memo, , ,   

    ‘Tis the season! 

    Soo, it’s pretty much December… where did the time go?? It seems like it was just a few weeks ago that I started my position as a Conflict Assessment Intern. Slowly, the temperature has dropped (and so has the humidity, thank goodness!), but the research and learning have continued. I do have to say, it was a great first internship to have in DC and will be a wonderful jumping-off point for future endeavors…

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    • lara 8:13 pm on December 6, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      very cool about launching ffp’s employer profile on linkedin! it will definitely help recruit future interns : )

  • Wyatt 7:59 pm on October 29, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: center for america progress, chamber of commerce, commerce, DC, , downtown, , , , state, , think-tank, washington   

    There is such thing as a free lunch… 

    My grandpa always used to tell me that there is no such thing is a free lunch.  Throughout my life, I’ve found his words to ring true–that is until I started working downtown and realized the power of a State Department badge. (More …)

     
    • lara 2:08 pm on November 1, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      yummy! food and networking are an excellent combo : ) lucky you!

  • Danielle 3:34 pm on October 26, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Brussels, capitol, DC, , European Union, lecture, panel, speakers, , Zimbabwe   

    Where Worlds Collide 

    Having learned, lived and loved working in Brussels, Belgium, I have to admit that I am completely bias towards the moules-frites, cobblestones and chocolate of the EU capital city. It is full of languages, opportunities and a vast network of international relations. However, now a DC resident, I have finally found a city to rival the political science paradise that is Brussels.

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  • Wyatt 4:09 pm on October 19, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: DC, , , , , , memorial, pentagon, , tour   

    Perusing the Pentagon 

    Although the State Department doesn’t wow you with their orientation, they do an amazing job of planning events for interns to help integrate interns into the wider DC, federal government, and State Department community.  To make the most of my time I have been going on as many events as possible.  First stop: the Pentagon. (More …)

     
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