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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Intern Spotlight – Nekabari Goka (Spring 2014)

Nekabari L. Goka is a second year MSIA student from Doraville, GA. He received bachelor’s degrees in both economics and international affairs from The University of Georgia, where he was first introduced to the study of international trade as an undergraduate research fellow at the Center for International Trade and Security (CITS). His research focused in both nuclear nonproliferation and international export control policy regarding the trade of dual use technological applications. While working at CITS, Nekabari had the opportunity to support the hosting of the annual CITS Strategic Management…

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Internship Spotlight – Molly Ward (Fall 2013)

Molly Ward is a second-year MSIA student from Lawrenceville, GA. She pursued her undergraduate degree at Georgia State University, where she became heavily involved in domestic politics and eventually became President of the Young Democrats club. From that experience, she gained a lot of knowledge about the workings of political systems and state politics and got to know important figures in the community. During her senior year, she did a year-long exchange program in Paris, France at the University of Versailles to study European politics and economics. With this background,…

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Nunn School Undergrads Lead 16th GT Model United Nations (GTMUN) Conference

Over 800 high school students from across the country took their seats at the Ferst Center on Monday, October 14th to participate in opening ceremonies for the Sixteenth Annual Georgia Tech Model United Nations (GTMUN) conference. Annually, the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs sponsors a two-day Model United Nations (MUN) conference. High school students from around the nation convene to debate a host of global dilemmas at the most technologically advanced MUN conference in the nation. The conference is entirely run by Georgia Tech undergrad students from across campus, who serve as the…

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