2018 Summer Internship Series: Dia Sharaf at the International Rescue Committee

by: Dia Sharaf ’19 My work this summer was with the Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) unit at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Headquarters in NYC.  The ERD unit works to ensure that IRC’s beneficiaries, people whose livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster, have their most basic survival needs met and have the combination […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Mahlatse Ramoroka at the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR)

by: Mahlatse Ramoroka ’19 I spent the summer of 2018 working as a research intern at the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) in New York, Brooklyn. CESR seeks to promote economic, social and cultural justice through the realization of universal human rights. The organization mainly works to uphold human rights to education, health, […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Clare Pressimone at CRS Student Ambassador Leaders Together (SALT) Summit

by: Clare Pressimone ’19 Clare Pressimone, an IPED Salesian Fellow, received support through IPED Summer Funding to accompany two undergraduate students to Catholic Relief Services’ Student Ambassador Leaders Together (SALT) Summit held at Loyola University in Baltimore, MD from July 16-18. Clare, formerly the President of the CRS Student Ambassador chapter at her alma mater, […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Masud Rahman in Rural Uganda

by: Masud Rahman ’19 My work with UNDP in 2018 focused extensively on impact investing and other alternative financial vehicles focusing on the sustainability bottom line in community-led efforts. As a part of the work, I had the privilege to join our team in an investment scoping mission in Uganda. IPED helped me take this […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Elly Reserva at UNICEF

by: Elly Reserva ’19 Last August, I was at the UNICEF West and Central Africa Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal where I worked as an intern for the Child Survival and Development (CSD) Unit. This internship came as an extension and continuation of my work at the UNICEF Headquarters Office last Spring Semester. This opportunity […]

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