2018 Summer Internship Series: Tait Militana at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

By: Tait Militana ’19 During the summer 2018, Tait Militana joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a student trainee in economics. He worked at the Economic Research Service, USDA’s arm for agriculture and economics research, where he supported a data product that forecasts income across the U.S. farm sector.  The product is released three […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Kelly Cannon at United Nations Development Program

By: Kelly Cannon ’19 This summer, I worked as an intern at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) with the Global Programme on Nature for Development. At the UNDP, my work focused on the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF), “a partnership of governments, multinational companies, civil society and indigenous peoples who strive to halve […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Kyle Bawot in Brazil

By: Kyle Bawot ’19 I was fortunate to have the opportunity to spend the month of July studying Portuguese in the Brazilian port city of Santos. This opportunity was made possible thanks to IPED’s Summer Stipend, which provided the means to arrange my travel, accommodation, and Portuguese classes. Additionally, my company gave me permission to […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Tegshzaya Demid at the NGO Committee on Human Settlements

By: Tegshzaya Demid ’19 I did my internship at NGO Committee on Human Settlement at the United Nations in New York City from May 01 to June 29, 2018. The objective of the CHS is to monitor collectively, and through its respective organizations, the implementation of commitments set forth in the Habitat Agenda of the Conference […]

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2018 Bronx Community Day Trip

By: Patrick Fernandez ’20 There is a deep connection between Fordham and the Bronx ever since the school’s foundation in 1841. Thus, last September 7, IPED students met with Gregory Jost of the Design the WE studio at the Andrew Freedman House to learn more about the history of the Bronx. Gregory toured the students […]

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