Category Archives: Summer Experience Fund Overview

Reilly Grant ’21, Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan

  Determining the Effectiveness of Foreign Aid This summer, I interned as a research assistant for one of the Middle East’s premier think tanks and political research centers. I was mostly tasked with turning raw data from surveys into presentable … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity Argentina: Jane Moretta-Miller

This week was a very exiting week for me because I got real world practice in both of my areas of study. In working as the assistant to the political advocate for Habitat for Humanity Argentina, I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Hadia Bakkar’20, Albany Times Union and the Organization for World Peace, Albany, NY

My name is Hadia Bakkar and I am rising political science major with a double minor in history and media and film studies. This summer I had the opportunity to intern with the Times Union, the regional newspaper of the … Continue reading

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Miary Rasoanaivo ’18, Earth’s Last Straw, Saratoga Springs, NY

Two questions that stuck to me at the start of this campaign was: do people actually care about this issue? And since plastic straws are about 10 times cheaper than these alternatives, why would businesses make the transition from plastic? … Continue reading

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Miary Rasoanaivo ’18 , Earth’s Last Straw, Saratoga Springs, NY

My name is Miary Rasoanaivo, a recent graduate with an environmental science major. Thanks to Skidmore College’s Summer Experience Fund, this summer I have had the chance to intern at Earth’s Last Straw right here in Saratoga. Earth’s Last Straw … Continue reading

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