Intern Spotlight – Caitlin Huber (Spring 2016)

Caitlin Huber is a senior International Affairs & Modern Language (Spanish) major, pursuing a certificate in Modeling, Scenarios and Military Games. She is a writer for the Borgen Project magazine and blog, an organization which advocates for US foreign policy to be focused on poverty alleviation around the world. During her freshman year, Caitlin got involved in the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) by going on a medical service trip to Peru. She now serves on the GT chapter executive board. She has also studied abroad in…

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Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award 2016, Andrew Wirt

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs has awarded INTA Senior Andrew Wirt the 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Award to recognize his impressive academic performance and excellent service to the community. Andrew has taken full advantage of Georgia Tech’s academic opportunities throughout his undergraduate career, but is better known for his compassionate and empathetic nature.  His compassion is perhaps best put in his own words; in Andrew’s official application, he stated: “There is no award I will ever feel comfortable accepting for doing what I believe is the right thing to do. I feel…

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Intern Spotlight – Anna Hunter (Fall 2015)

Anna Hunter is a first generation college student from Dacula, GA. She is a senior, majoring in Economics and International Affairs (EIA) with a minor in Russian studies. Anna takes pride in working her way through college by taking on multiple internships, as well as engaging in research, study abroad, on-campus organizations, and living at the GT ThinkBig International House. She interned with the Department of Defense and recently returned to campus after a year abroad at the London School of Economics. After graduation she has sights on returning to…

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Intern Spotlight – Nicole Frieman (Fall 2015)

Nicole (Nikki) Frieman is a third year International Affairs and Modern Languages major (IAML), with a concentration in Spanish. In summer 2014, she participated in the EU Brussels study abroad program, which sparked an interest in international trade, security, and diplomacy. This past spring, she had the privilege of working with the US State Department at the United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. With this experience, Nikki hopes to serve in the Peace Corps then pursue a degree in international law, with a specialization in gender…

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Intern Spotlight – Dyvonne Body (Fall 2015)

Dyvonne Body is a third year International Affairs and Modern Languages (IAML) major, concentrating in French. She has studied abroad with the French LBAT, and next semester she will take part in Georgia Tech’s D.C. Internship Program. She recently held an internship with GeorgiaLink Public Affairs Group during Georgia’s 2015 Legislative Session. Dyvonne says this internship has helped her acquire appropriate skills in government affairs by interacting closely with the Georgia General Assembly, in addition to expansive inside experience within the state government. These skills will serve her well, as…

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Intern Spotlight – Chloe Stargel (Summer 2015)

Chloe Stargel is a fourth year International Affairs & Modern Languages (IAML) major, studying French. On campus, she is involved with IASO, GT Student Ambassadors, and Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Chloe studied abroad twice during her time at GT, with the EU Study Abroad Program and the Sciences Po Paris Exchange Programme, and considers both amazing experiences that shaped her undergraduate education. Chloe’s past work experience includes the German Marshall Fund, the European Parliament, and the International Rescue Committee of Atlanta, a refugee resettlement firm. In fall 2014, she interned…

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Intern Spotlight – Kenny Risner (Spring 2015)

Kenny Risner is a fourth year International Affairs major, focusing in Asian culture and business operations. He studied abroad in East Asia with Dr. Garver and Dr. Kosal, and says that the trip’s focus on economic development shaped the path of his college career. Upon graduation, Kenny will be working for Deloitte Consulting as a Human Capital Analyst in Atlanta. He is excited to see what opportunities and learning experiences he will have with consulting, and his ultimate goal is to eventually own a business.  In fall 2014, Kenny interned…

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Intern Spotlight – Nicolas Orvoine-Couvrette (Spring 2015)

Nicolas Orvoine-­Couvrette is a fourth­-year International Affairs major and Economics minor. His goal to someday work in an embassy in Iberia or Latin America post­graduation has helped shape his studies here at Tech around these two regions. Nicolas spent the past summer interning for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in Public Affairs, specifically the Community Relations department. His future plans include continuing to work for the Federal Reserve Bank part­time in conjunction with his studies during the Fall semester. In 2012 Nicolas participated in Dr. Bowman’s study abroad program,…

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Intern Spotlight – Safa Arun (Fall 2014)

Safa Arun is a fourth year INTA major, also pursuing a Law, Science & Technology minor. She is most interested in the Middle East and continues to take Arabic since her freshman year of college. Safa spent a summer in Jordan on the Arabic LBAT, after which she interned at the American Chamber of Commerce in Amman. She has also been involved with a number of organizations on campus, and has served as Vice President in both AIESEC, a multinational student leadership organization, and Rethink, an on campus Disabilities Awareness…

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Intern Spotlight – Angeli Patel (Summer 2014)

Angeli Patel is a fourth year INTA major from Dublin, GA. After she graduates in spring 2014, she plans to intern in Washington, DC before returning to the Nunn School for her graduate degree. An active member of our student population, Angeli is involved with GT Ambassadors, Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society, the Rethink Disabilities Awareness campaign, and is also a Housing Resident Advisor. She has held a number of internships while a student, and in fall 2012 Angeli interned with the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. We…

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