Exploring Public Service on the Hill

Hello! My name is Sarah Siddiqui, and I received the William J. Keefe Congressional Fellowship award for this summer. I am currently interning on Capitol Hill in D.C., and I am excited to check in with an update about my experiences so far.  Interning in my office has been an amazing experience, and I have…

Building a Better Working World at EY

Hi everyone! I’m back with my second blog post. Again my name is Jarrett Johnson and I will be a rising senior in Pitt Business. I wanted to start my post with a more in-depth introduction about myself as my time here at Pitt has changed me so much and led me to my current…

A Crash Course on the CEC (Hill)

Hi everyone! I am excited to update you all on my past few weeks of interning at the Community Engagement Center in the Hill District. It has certainly been a fascinating and rewarding experience, but before I fill you in, I would like to provide some background information about the CEC. The Community Engagement Center,…

One Month with The Sentencing Project

Today marks one month of working for The Sentencing Project and it has been an incredible experience so far. I have learned so much in my short time here and living in Washington D.C. has been nothing short of amazing. I am proud to be able to work on the projects that I am included…

I Want it All

Another week filled with great times and delicious food has flown by in Berlin. More new activities were experienced and places were explored. My favorite food of all time is pizza, but surprisingly my new favorite Berlin food has become doner. Doner has been around since the Ottoman Empire days, but I had not heard…

The Atypically Typical World of Organized Labor

Hi, Pitt Honors community! I am checking in after one month at the North Shore AFL-CIO in Cleveland, Ohio, to share what I have learned and what the experience has meant to me thus far. The work environment of organized labor has quickly shown itself to be like that of an average workplace in some…

Beginning my Public Service Internship: Massachusetts Advocates for Children

Hello! Welcome to my first blog as I pursue my summer internship as a David C. Frederick Public Service Internship Award recipient. My name is Hosea Wah, an oncoming senior majoring in Computational Social Science with a minor in History and Africana Studies. This summer, I will be interning in Boston, Massachusetts, at the nonprofit:…

Becoming a Berliner

I’m only on week 3 of my IIP program in Berlin but I feel like I’ve learned so much already. One of my biggest takeaways from the first part of this experience is that living and working somewhere is very different from visiting as a tourist. I’ve traveled in the past to places with significant…

Frederick 2022: Starting the Summer with the Red Cross

Hello, My name is Hannah Goldstein! I am a rising senior in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences majoring in Political Science and Urban Studies with a certificate in National Preparedness/Homeland Security. This summer I have received the David C. Frederick Public Service Internship Award and will be using the award to stay in…