September 2016 – Page 2 – Barger Leadership Institute

Month: September 2016

Shalini – Community Development Research in Washington (Washington, D.C.)

By Shalini Rao My first day as an intern at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. surprised me in the degree to which it fulfilled intern stereotypes: my ‘office’ was an emptied storage closet (cleared out just for me–should I feel honored?) with no windows, limited connectivity to Wi-Fi, and a quiet hum from …

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Melissa–Rural Women New Zealand (Wellington, New Zealand)

For two months this summer, I worked as a research intern at Rural Women New Zealand in Wellington, NZ. It would take a great amount of explaining for someone to fully understand the research project, but basically the goal was to discover what modern rural communities in New Zealand are (their composition, wellbeing, resilience, etc.) …

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