Becca Barton is a Senior Communication and Women's Studies Major with a Political Science Minor. Her time spent at UNH involves TAing for the Womens Studies department, and participating in political organization for social justice causes around the UNH campus and beyond. Currently, she is a member of the President's Commission on the Status of Women, Greek life, has participated in a handful of workstudy opportunities from fundraising with the UNH Phonathon to kitchen staff at the Wildcatessen. She will be interning with a nonprofit focusing on legal advocacy for Veterans in need of various forms legal assistance, VLS (Veterans Legal Services). Her hopes are that this internship site will provide her with the type of hands-on community outreach that is central to building interpersonal legal skills in various types of law practice, as well as help inform effective public policy making. Becca is excited about the opportunity to live in one of her favorite cities and bring an intersectional perspective to her work with VLS, and eventually, Law school!
Victoria Flemming is a junior Psychology major with a minor in Women Studies. While in Boston, she will be interning with 826 Boston, a nonprofit youth writing and publishing organization that empowers traditionally underserved students ages 6-18 to find their voices, tell their stories, and gain communication skills to succeed in school and in life.
Matthew Fratamico is a senior Communication and Justice Studies dual major. A transfer student, Matt quickly got involved with the editorial board for Comm-entary, the UNH undergraduate journal of Communication. He was also involved in the UNH College Democrats, and later joined the #Fight4Her campaign in support of the Global HER (Health, Empowerment and Rights) Act to help ensure that eligible foreign NGO’s can continue to provide legal health services to women, including legal and safe abortion services. In Boston, he will be interning with Corporate Accountability International, an organization that is committed to stopping life-threatening abuses by global corporations and increasing their accountability to public institutions and people around the world. There, Matt will be working to recruit activists, support and participate in campaigns and fundraising, and conducting research.
Jill Howard is a junior majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Social Innovation and Enterprise and a minor in Social Justice Leadership. At UNH, she is involved in Alpha Phi Omega (a national, co-ed, community service fraternity), Women in Business, Alternative Break Challenge, and Trash 2 Treasure. In addition, she holds jobs at the Carsey School of Public Policy and the Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise. This fall she will be interning with City Awake: the civic innovation lab of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. City Awake works to convene Boston innovators to tackle the city's biggest problems, build a community across various issues and sectors, and champion Boston as the best place to start a nonprofit and social enterprise.
Bethany Kaminsky is a junior Political Science and Women’s Studies double major. She is an active member of the University’s Model United Nations and the Sketched Out Comedy Troupe. While in Boston, she will be working as an intern at the Governor’s Office with members of the public and acting as a liaison to the Governor. She is looking forward to working in the Boston government and working with the people of Boston!
Ian Kim (Jung Hoon Kim) is a senior Psychology major. During his junior year, he was an active member of Student Council and Mills Hall Council. In Boston, Ian will be interning at Doc Wayne, whose mission is to fuse sport and therapy to heal and strengthen at-risk youth. Ian looks forward to taking on the role of “big brother” with the youth he will be working with as he misses his baby brother who lives in South Korea.
Leah Kuppermann is a Junior double majoring in Human Development and Family Studies and Women’s Studies while minoring in Social Justice Leadership. During the academic year of 2016-2017, Leah was a Resident Advisor in a first-year dorm, and served as the Public Relations Co-Chair for Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed community service fraternity on campus. Leah will also be an Orientation Leader during June of 2017. While in Boston, Leah will be interning at OneGoal Massachusetts. OneGoal’s mission is to close the college divide by enlisting and training our nation’s best educators to teach under-served high school students how to enroll in and succeed in college. Leah is excited to be interning here in the fall because college readiness is a passion of hers. She also appreciates OneGoal’s dedication to their students and their efforts to help the students succeed throughout their first year of college and not just during high school.
Crystal Napoli, a History and Justice Studies dual major, will be a senior in the Fall of 2017. Crystal is involved with UNH Model United Nations, UNH Leadership Camp, Hamel Scholars, and the Chinese language program. While in Boston, Crystal will intern with Let's Get Ready, an organization that provides low-income high school students with SAT preparation, admissions counseling, and mentoring services. Crystal is thrilled to be working with an organization that is all about young people empowering other young people to reach higher education.
Adam Stevens is a senior History major focusing on Russian and Middle Eastern History with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies. In Boston, Adam will be working for The GroundTruth Project, a media company dedicated to on the ground reporting on social issues, covering stories both domestically and abroad. He is incredibly excited to work with The GroundTruth Project as he believes it is more important now than ever before to have thorough, hands on journalism that cover stories people would otherwise never hear.
Anh Nguyen Duc Vu
Anh Nguyen Duc Vu is a junior, majoring in Finance. He is excited to be interning with CommonWealth Kitchen, which is a collaborative community. CommonWealth Kitchen provides shared kitchens and business assistance to help entrepreneurs build great food companies. Anh is very excited to intern in the Semester in the City program because this program offers him a great internship to help him improve and gain more experience in his major.