UC Washington Academic Internship Program

2010-2011 Participants

Name Major Internship Site
Alexander Cho Business Administration Consumer Bankers Association
J. Michelle Estrada Anthropology Karabakh Foundation
Amanda Falk Film & Visual Culture The Curley Company
Rogelio Garcia Economics/Law & Society Congressional Office of Loretta Sanchez
Trideep Ghosh Environmental Sciences Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Camellia Imani Psychology Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York
Sunnie Kwok Environmental Sciences Earth Day Network
Yuying Li Business Administration Consumer Bankers Association
Tan Mai Business Administration Congressional Office of Jerry McNerney
Reema Moosa Theatre National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Sandra Park Political Science/International Affairs National Whistelblowers Center
Juan Paz Business Administration US Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency
Jonathan Philibert Business Administration Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto
Cassandra Pierre-Jerome Interdisciplinary Studies America's Promise Alliance
Antonio Plancarte Political Science/International Affairs US Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency
Jennie Rivas Psychology American Association of Suicidology
Rafael Sanchez Business Administration Aflac
Josue Vasquez Sociology Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area
Marissa Walters Psychology Genocide Intervention Network
Chi Hyoung Alex Yeon Political Science/Administrative Studies Silverberg Associates

Name Major Internship Site
Whitney Ali

Political Science/
International Affairs

Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
Jose Arciga Political Science/
International Affairs
Department of Commerce, Minority
Business Development Agency 
Hanna Bar-Or Global Studies RESULTS
Christina Capitani History Congressional Office of Mary Bono Mack
Rachel Gonzaga Public Policy Congressional Office of Judy Chu
Fiona Harewood Psychology Smithsonian: Office of Personnel
Kristen Jones Sociology

Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic
Violence Research Program

Christine Keener

Political Science/
Administrative Studies 

Center for American Progress:
Campus Progress
Brittney McLaurin Communications Center for American Progress
Rosa Ortiz Psychology US Department of Education
Mace Porotesano Political Science/
International Affairs 

NASPA - Student Affairs
Administrators in Higher Education

Cyrena Shirley Political Science Congressional Office of Mary Bono Mack
Diana Shoraka Interdisciplinary Studies Lewis PR
Xueli Leah Yuan Business Administration and Art

US Department of Education:
White House Liaison Office

FALL 2010
Name Major Internship Site
Deborah Awolope Political Science and
Interdisciplinary Studies

Public Defender Service: Criminal Law Internship Program

Kevin Bryant Political Science Congressional Office of
Walt Minnick (Idaho)
Krystal Dallas Theatre BET: Special Events Administration
Mesant Dev Political Science/
International Affairs
Silverberg Associates
Kayla Dukat Business Administration Royal Bank of Canada
Natalie Garcia Psychology/Law & Society DC Office of the Attorney General
Caroline Gikuru Political Science/Law & Society Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
Elliott Hulse Political Science/
International Affairs
Congressional Office of Dana Rohrabacher
Afshiin Khazaeli Economics Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
Kristina Lieu Political Science Congressional Office of Judy Chu
Lauren Loh Public Policy Smithsonian Office of Policy & Analysis
Hilary Low Public Service/Political Science The White House
Daisy Ocampo Sociology and Spanish National Defense University
Thomas Russo History National Museum of American History
Jennifer Smith History/Administrative
National Museum of American History:
Special Events Department
Jonathan Tam Economics/Administrative Studies Minority Business Development Agency
Breann Watt Political Science/Law & Society Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP

Name Major Internship Site
Marianella Aguirre Political Science/
International Affairs 

LULAC National Education 
Services Center 

Jason Chan  Economics  Fair Trade Federation
Jay Doshi  Business Administration  Sister Cities International
Robert Dreyer Political Science National Science Teachers
Crystal Elekwachi Political Science/
Administrative Studies
Visions to Peace Project
Rachael Fennell Interdisciplinary Studies 2010 Fenty Campaign
Brian Guayante Political Science Department of Transportation
Dayna Horn Political Science/
International Affairs
National Archives, Office
of the Federal Register
Susan Kelsey History Resources for Inner-City Children
Kyle Maudlin Business Administration Office of Congressman Sam Farr
Megan McFarland Psychology WVSA Arts Connection (The Capital Area
Organization on Arts and Disability)
Kaitlyn Saruwatari Public Policy National Human Services Assembly
Emilia Shinne Psychology and
Film & Visual Culture
MALDEF (Mexican American
Legal Defense Education Fund)
Anne Marie Walker English California News Service
Meng Yuan Political Science Peace Corps

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Career Opportunities

Undergraduate Education

UCR-UC Washington Academic Internship Program
1100A Hinderaker Hall

Tel: (951) 827-2634
Fax: (951) 827-7745
E-mail: ucrucdc@ucr.edu