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Major

Communication

Anticipated Graduation Year

2021

Access Type

Open Access

Abstract

My presentation discusses my internship experience at GirlForward, a nonprofit organization assisting young refugee girls who have resettled in the U.S. through educational opportunities and various enrichment programs. I share some aspects of what tasks and duties I held in my role on a day to day basis as well as giving a background on my personal project. The personal project I developed consists of a podcast interview discussing a first hand experience of a refugee in America and their efforts in protesting for an important cause in their respective community. In addition, my learning objectives are mentioned with a short reflection of what I got out of my overall internship experience.

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Amplifying Voices of Young Refugee Girls: Communications Intern at GirlForward

My presentation discusses my internship experience at GirlForward, a nonprofit organization assisting young refugee girls who have resettled in the U.S. through educational opportunities and various enrichment programs. I share some aspects of what tasks and duties I held in my role on a day to day basis as well as giving a background on my personal project. The personal project I developed consists of a podcast interview discussing a first hand experience of a refugee in America and their efforts in protesting for an important cause in their respective community. In addition, my learning objectives are mentioned with a short reflection of what I got out of my overall internship experience.