Sean Grossnickle Interns at The Consulate General of Canada in New York

by Sean Grossnickle The Consulate General of Canada in New York provides services to Canadians living in the United States including visas, citizenship services, immigration services, and voting services for citizens abroad. Lesser known is that it provides services to Canadian businesses who wish to do business in the United States or are already doing […]

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By David Lewandowski’s Internship at the Salesian Missions

By David Lewandowski Like many aspiring international development practitioners before me, the study of the field hasraised a two-pronged concern. Not only is the need for economic development so great, but howcan we ensure that projects are designed in a way that positively impacts the lives of those mostin need? For over 75 years the […]

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Alex Poole Interns at the Belmont Business Improvement District

by Alex Poole Frank Sinatra wrote of New York that “If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere”. Many immigrants from Southern Italy indeed made it in New York in the early 20th century and settled in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx. The heart of the Belmont neighborhood is Arthur Avenue, […]

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Caleb’s Internship with Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation (FBHC)

By Caleb Wendling Affordable and safe housing remains an elusive dream for many New Yorkers. Rising rent prices, scarcity of units, and decaying units have diminished the quality of life for many residents on the fringes of society. Organizations such as Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation (FBHC) are working to change that. The corporation was formed […]

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Sebastian Coronel Interns With the University Neighborhood Housing Program

by Sebastian Coronel So what exactly do you do in your internship at the UNHP? This question has been asked many times injob interviews, in exchanges at family gatherings, and in other social settings with peers and facultyalike. While over time I have been able to articulate my daily tasks and accomplishments, there aresome other […]

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