Category Archives: Interns

Welcome to our Interns Brennan and Yaniv!

Three times per year, EPIC welcomes a new cohort of interns – young professionals seeking to add practical experience to their academic backgrounds in humanitarian affairs, international relations, security studies, political science, public relations, and beyond. We are grateful for their contributions to our research, action, and advocacy, and for… Read more

Welcome to Our Summer 2017 Interns!

Three times per year, EPIC welcomes a new cohort of interns – young professionals seeking to add practical experience to their academic backgrounds in humanitarian affairs, international relations, security studies, political science, public relations, and beyond. We are grateful for their contributions to our research, action, and advocacy, and for… Read more

Welcome Our Spring 2017 Interns!

Three times per year, EPIC welcomes a new cohort of interns – young professionals seeking to add practical experience to their academic backgrounds in humanitarian affairs, international relations, security studies, political science, public relations, and beyond. We are grateful for their contributions to our research, action, and advocacy, and for… Read more

Welcome EPIC’s Newest Interns!

Three times per year, EPIC welcomes a new cohort of interns – young professionals seeking to add practical experience to their academic backgrounds in humanitarian affairs, international relations, security studies, political science, public relations, and beyond. We are grateful for their contributions to our research, action, and advocacy, and for… Read more

Our Summer 2016 Interns Have Arrived!

Courteney Doerschel is a recent graduate of The George Washington University where she earned a B.A. in Political Science with a focus in Middle Eastern studies, Women and Gender studies and Humanitarian studies. She originally started her professional career in the production industry in Los Angeles but later became interested… Read more

A Life in Service

Tanesha Singletary at the Elephant Sanctuary in Port Elizabeth, South Africa My name is Tanesha Singletary, and I am a second year Masters candidate in International Affairs at American University’s School of International Service (SIS). At SIS, I am a part of the Comparative and Regional Studies program with a… Read more

A Different Outlook

Brian with a Capuchin monkey in El Salvador   When I was little, I loved solving puzzles. There was very little more satisfying than finally figuring out a riddle, or solving a logic problem, or beating a particularly tricky computer game. As I got older, the puzzles got bigger, more… Read more

Do You Speak English?

Nicole Ladouceur in Petra, Jordan, July 2014. “Do you speak English?” was a favorite phrase of mine for the first two weeks of my three-month experience in Amman, Jordan this past summer. Living my life according to the adage, “Adventure is the best way to learn,” I took off for… Read more

The Great Escape

Sarah Walker in Ecuador My mom bought me my first pair of tap shoes when I was five so that I could release my pent-up energy in a productive, artistic manner instead of banging pots with a spatula in my kitchen. Fast-forward to the present, the nascent stage of my… Read more