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PPA Internships - 2010

Biology

Susannah Gibbs, Biology/PPA, interned with the AIDS Project Los Angeles, Case Management/ClientLine. Susannah interacted with clients, both registering new clients and working with previous clients.

Chemistry/Biology

Charlotte Huang, Chemistry/Biology/PPA, interned with the Claremont Unified School District, Food and Nutrition Services. Charlotte prepared and taught lessons about nutrition/health classes to elementary and high school students.

Economics

Rosie Newman, Economics/PPA, interned with the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership. Rosie researched public policies in the San Gabriel Valley, wrote press releases and letters, and edited documents.

Politics

Christopher McGuire, Politics/PPA, interned with the U.S. Department of State, Office of Multilateral and Nuclear Security Affairs. Christopher worked on policy matters, sent diplomatic cables, and worked directly with the Deputy Assistant Secretary.

Chelsea Muir, Politics/PPA, interned with Neighborhood Legal Services' Worker's Rights Project. Chelsea did case work for attorneys as well as volunteered in two self-help clinics.

Michael O'Shea, Politics/PPA, interned with The Trust for Public Land. Michael worked as a community outreach intern, interviewing community members and researching the suitability of areas for new projects.

Jackie Pomeroy, Politics/PPA, interned with LAUSD Board Office of Tamar Galatzan. Jackie worked on a variety of tasks, including developing a contact database of parent-teacher representatives, wrote articles, and attended meetings.

Psychology

Joe Witte, Psychology/PPA, interned with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in their Research Unit. Joe worked on writing documents for parent centers.

Sociology

Lizette Ceja, Sociology/PPA, interned with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Lizette worked as a research assistant for attorneys, aided in presentations, and created a nationwide directory.

Chad Horsford, Sociology/PPA, interned with Labor Community Strategy Center/Bus Riders Union. Chad attended MTA board meetings, worked on lobbying material, and researched various relevant material.

Mary Padden, Sociology/PPA, interned with Bright Prospect. Mary worked on a research project involving colleges' policies on outside scholarships, helped with recruiter meetings, and mentored students.