5 Tips to Landing a Great Internship

Let’s start by saying, I look nothing like this picture. I will post a picture of my current self below. My, how things have changed in a year. On to the point of this post, my internship. In the fall, I will be second year Master’s degree student at the School of Public Health in…

Goodnight, and Good Luck!

Looking out the window, I see the most beautiful mountains. Dense fog covers the tops, gnarly, old trees grow on the hillsides: I am at the National Chavez Center at La Paz in Tehachapi, California. It’s 187 acres of rugged terrain where Cesar Chavez lived, strategized, planned and organized during the last years of his life.…

Sex::Tech Conference Presentation!

It’s official – I’ve now presented at a conference! I had presented before, but they were mostly campus conferences. The Sex::Tech conference is a national conference about using mobile and internet technologies to reach youth with information about sexual health. I presented on my work in my social work internship with the HIV/AIDS Resource Center…

Internship in Peru

Since I’m crazy, I’m doing an additional internship as part of the FELA Program (Field Experience in Latin America) in Peru, with an organization called Vía Libre, the largest AIDS organization in Peru. I’ll only be here seven weeks, so I won’t have a lot of time to start a project. For my first week,…

YAI Was a Success!

Helping to plan the Youth Action Institute (YAI) was part of my internship at the HIV/AIDS Resource Center. Last week was a complete success in training another batch of youth AIDS activists and organizers! Running from June 22 – June 27, over 20 youth from across the country and the globe attended the 2009 YAI.…