Hayley, a current MAIS student, is spending her summer interning at the Honorary Consulate of South Africa in New Orleans. Hayley is responsible for promoting South Africa within the city, as well as fundraising. Thanks for sharing your experience, Hayley!
This week’s alumni post highlights December graduate Monica B. A Program Associate at the World Affairs Council in SF, Monica says “I enjoy working at the Council because I get to be exposed to a diverse set of speakers and topics that fall under the umbrella of international relations. I also have the opportunity to interact with globally-minded members of the public.” Keep up the good work, Monica!
MAIS student Elizabeth was able to network with MAIS alumnus (Fall ’11) Andrew to secure her internship at the Immigrant Legal Resource Center in SF. Elizabeth, a Special Projects Volunteer, worked closely with Andrew on many of ILRC’s summer projects.
Two new MAIS students recently stopped by the office. If you’re in the area, please come by and introduce yourselves!
MAIS Students Adam, Hilina, Anwar, Samantha, and Ahmed experienced conference planning first-hand in May during the Sudan Studies Associations’ 33rd Annual Conference. Together, they organized panels, created surveys, developed a website, collaborated with guest speakers, developed an outreach plan, and more. Download this year’s program here: http://www.sudanstudies2014.org/