Public Policy Students Reflect on Their Internships In Their Own Words

July 20, 2016

Each year, our master's students spread out across the globe to complete summer internships. Gaining practical experience in research and policymaking at the local, national, and international levels, SPP students hone skills learned in the classroom and prepare themselves for future careers in public policy.

Read more about their diverse experiences below:

Naiyuan Zhou (Mundus MAPP), UNESCO, Paris, France

Savithar Chiarapong (Mundus MAPP), Central Bank of Hungary, Budapest

Dorina Nini (One-year MAPP), Embassy of Albania in Hungary, Budapest

Malea Martin (One-year MAPP), U.S. Department of State, Budapest, Hungary

Mihnea Catuti (Mundus MAPP), Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, Belgium

Mara Tissera Luna (MPA), UNICEF Kazakhstan, Astana

Anne Hardt (Mundus MAPP), Centre for Cultural Relations - Caucasian House, Tbilisi, Georgia

Sebastian Soto (MPA), Eduafrica Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya

Sikhathele Nkala (MPA), Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BUPRA), Zimbabwe

Meagan Patterson (MPA), Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW), Canada

Tamar Colodenco (One-year MAPP), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva, Switzerland

Aron Suba (MPA), UNCHR, Szeged, Hungary

Liliana Fernandez (MPA), Centro de Estudios Locales, Venezuela

Ann-Kathrin Beck (Mundus MAPP), German Cluster, Indirect Tax Compliance Centre, KPMG Global Services, Budapest, Hungary

Mastona Khalilova (MPA), UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Istanbul, Turkey

Ilana Ullman (One-year MAPP), Center on Privacy & Technology, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., United States

Marcela Adamova (MPA), Roma Education Fund, Budapest, Hungary

Zóra Molnár (MPA), Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC), Budapest, Hungary

Mario Cifuentes (MPA), Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hanh Nguyen (MPA), G20 Research Group, Toronto, Canada

Sabrina Ahmed (Mundus MAPP), Solidarity Now, Athens, Greece

Raman Tkachou (MPA), International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), Geneva, Switzerland