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Natalia Chacon

Natalia Chacon

I had the great fortunate of being accepted into the Eye to the Future Program (ETTF). The ETTF program which focuses on guiding Hispanic health majors by bettering their knowledge on how to implement and manage health initiatives in the community.

Zaid Vaid

Zaid Vaid

To gain hands-on experience I chose to spend [Summer 2019] in Hebron, Kentucky with Amazon as an Area Manager Intern for 10 weeks.

Sydney Lazard

Sydney Lazard

My internship provides hands-on training in the law practice here in Ireland by attending frequent court hearings, client consultations, filing briefs and supporting lawyers in preparing for court hearings.

Carlee Grimes

Carlee Grimes

My internship provides work experience in a resort, which ultimately allows me to decide what area of this field I want to emphasize in!

Kevin Nguyen

Kevin Nguyen

The areas of computer science I’m interested in are full-stack development and financial models.

Natalie Harrington

Natalie Harrington

After graduating, I plan to continue to explore my commitment to the non-profit field to positively impact the lives of children and families in Houston.

Ashley Sessums

Ashley Sessums

I’m passionate about clean and renewable energy.

Katherine Sequera

Katherine Sequera

My career plans involve working with a company that has high environmental standards and effective initiatives to eradicate our current impact to the planet.

Margaret Eisenbrandt

Margaret Eisenbrandt

I had the honor of being selected for a position in Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program.

Savannah Heistad

Savannah Heistad

Throughout the summer there were many opportunities for the 312 interns to learn about USAA, Corporate America, leadership and much more.

Samuel Garcia

Samuel Garcia

My passion in life is the performing arts and one day I hope to be the successful executive director of a world-class symphony!

Alyssa Garza

Alyssa Garza

Through my fellowship I had the amazing opportunity to visit a range of media and production companies here in NYC such as Spotify, HBO and NBC!

Kori Lugar

Kori Lugar

I'm a native Houstonian who is passionate about the natural world.

Gloria Degracia

Gloria Degracia

Working with the Finance department, and Chevron Pipeline and Power last summer, has been challenging yet full of great learning opportunities.

Devin McQuaig

Devin McQuaig

Once I complete my PhD, I will apply with NASA to do my post-doctoral work on igneous rocks, meteorites, or other planetary bodies.

Emilio Braganza

Emilio Braganza

From visiting work sites to conducting systems tests with contractors, I have learned so much in such a short time and have met some truly amazing people.