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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South Africa Emerging Markets Study 2018

By: Mohammed Masudur Rahman ‘19 Every year, select IPED students from Fordham University participate in an exchange program with University of Pretoria, South Africa. The Advanced Certificate in Emerging Markets & Country Risk Analysis includes three courses on Finance, Political Risk Analysis, and Emerging Markets. As a part of this endeavor, a group of five […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Patrick Connolly at Finacity

by: Patrick Connolly ’19 This past summer I had the fortunate opportunity to intern at Finacity Corp. in Stamford Ct. and gathered hands on experience learning the intricacies of receivable securitization. I was placed as an analyst within the Deal Structuring, Management, and Origination team – the central unit within Finacity that touches all stages […]

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Recap and Response: GMOs: A Moral Imperative

by: Rensi Pua ’20 If you could multiply your income sixfold, how would your life change? This was the question Dr. Sarah Davidson Evanega, Director of the Cornell Alliance for Science, used to argue the case for GMOs. For those of us lucky enough, a sixfold increase means elevating our lives from comfort to excess. […]

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2018 Summer Internship Series: Rico La Viña at the Institute for Policy Studies

by: Rico La Viña ’19 I spent the summer interning at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) in Washington DC. IPS is a “progressive think tank dedicated to building a more equitable, ecologically sustainable, and peaceful society.” It conducts research and handles campaigns in the fields of economic justice, racial and gender justice, climate justice, […]

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