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Internships with The World Affairs Council and the San Francisco Democratic Party by Alison Bogy

by tuftsigl
Internships with The World Affairs Council and the San Francisco Democratic Party by Alison Bogy Jul 19

This summer, the IGL has partially funded some of the costs accrued between my two part-time internships. One internship is working at The World Affairs Council, a national nonprofit that hosts events and recruits speakers with the goal of stimulating discussion on international affairs. The second internship is with the San Francisco Democratic Party, which organizes local party politics.

Jul 19

The secret lives of California border families by Dexter Eichhorst. Part 1: Obstacles

by tuftsigl

Going into this experience, I knew I would face many challenges in the creation of this documentary project; I had been a student in the IGL’s Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice fall class, and throughout the planning and budgeting process, I had had time to prepare mentally and hypothetically for much of the seemingly ine

Jul 17

Complex Operations in a Simplistic World by Eva Kahan

by tuftsigl

When I decided to intern for the summer at the National Defense University’s Center for Complex Operations, my family and peers questioned whether the organization had any mission.

Jul 11

Oslo Freedom Forum and an Internship with Bahrain Rehabilitation and Anti Violence Organization by Anne Hall

by tuftsigl

“As Salam Alaykom” I greeted my mentor, Dr. Nada Dhaif, excitedly over a skype call in early May. We chatted briefly about the expectations and responsibilities interning remotely for BRAVO (Bahrain Rehabilitation and Anti-Violence Organization).

Jul 11

My Summer Diving into Mediation and Diplomacy by Ningyi Sun

by tuftsigl

I am an upcoming second-year student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, spending my summer in Singapore for my internship with the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD).

Jul 07

BUILD Latin America is working on expanding the KoomBook program to three additional communities in Ecuador by Matthew Johnson

by tuftsigl

After meeting with the Canadian embassy in Quito Monday morning, BUILD members Cristina, Cami, and I and our contact at Libraries Without Borders (LWB), Kat, flew to Loja that afternoon and drove to Los Encuentros the morning after to meet with Lundin Gold, a Canadian mining company that operates there.