2018 Spring Cohort

Photo of EmilyEmily Woods

Emily Woods is a junior Social Work major with an Asian Studies minor. On campus, Emily has been working as the President of Students of Social Work and a community educator for SHARPP. While in Boston, she is interning at the Pine Street Inn, an organization looking to end homelessness. Her internship focuses on various projects through the semester and allows her to experience all the aspects of the shelter – from the streets of Boston to state meetings with the Mayor.


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Meghan Bailer is a junior Sociology and Justice Studies major. She has been greatly involved on campus through being a part of Kappa Delta Sorority, and Greek Intervarsity, as well as working at the Union Court. During her semester in Boston, she is working with Edward M. Kennedy for the United States Senate. The program works with schools to educate students about the United States government.


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Kyra Connelly

Kyra Connelly is a junior Communication Sciences and Disorders major. As a UNH student, she has been a member of NSSLHA (National Student Speech Language Hearing Association), a Seacoast Reads tutor for elementary school children, and an active supporter of UNH athletics (e.g. UNH Hockey). Kyra’s internship placement is with EPIC (Empowering People for Inclusive Communities), an organization that helps to prepare young adults with disabilities to be active and engaging community leaders through education, leadership development, and community service.


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Amber Heredia

Amber Heredia is a sophomore Sociology major who has spent her time on campus as a member of the Black Student Union and NALA: a support group for women of color on campus. Amber is interning at the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy. She is working as a communications specialist and working towards increasing the organizations' social media presence. 



Image of JuliaJulia Mello

Julia Mello is a junior Psychology major with a minor in Business. She has been an active member of Best Buddies and loves attending UNH football games. She is interning at the Boys and Girls Club of Boston. The club provides a safe, affordable place with caring adults and enriching programs for kids to go to when they are not in school. 



Image of SarahSarah Morgan

Sarah Morgan is a junior Marketing major who has spent her time on campus as a member of SIGNAL, a club that focuses on professional development and leadership. She has also been in multiple bands on campus including symphonic and pep bands. Sarah is interning at Project 99, a program that helps leading organizations engage and retain diverse talent tailored to the millennial workforce. She is helping with their marketing efforts. 



Image of CatieCatie Micinilio

Catie Micinilio is a sophomore Community and Environmental Planning major with a minor in Business Leadership. In the past she was a fellow for NextGen Climate, which focused on protecting and advocating for the environment. While in Boston, Catie is interning with Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC). She is analyzing data on energy in  apartment buildings through WegoWise and observes their sustainability methods and creating and interpreting charts while translating the data into understandable terms through the EPA website. She is also helping JPNDC with their social media presence to attract donors (specifically focused on sustainability) through her data. 


Image of RebeccaRebecca Jerome

Rebecca Jerome is a senior Psychology major who is also perusing Deaf and Hard of Hearing Studies and Women's Studies. She has been a member of BSU, MOSAICO, and Alliance. She has also done volunteer work at the Waysmeet Center and was a part of Mills and Stoke Hall Council. While in Boston, she is interning for Freedom House, Inc. and working on administrative tasks, as well as coordinating events and social media marketing. 


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Chloe Greene

Chloe Greene is a junior Social Work major with a minor in Women’s Studies. During her time at UNH, Chloe's been involved with the community as a Youth mentor at Somersworth Youth Connection, an after-school program and off-campus work-study job located in Somersworth, NH. She also completed the summer Social Innovation Internship program at the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund/ROC-NH. While in Boston, she is involved in the community by interning at the Phillip Brooks House Association, a non-profit student organization at Harvard University. PBHA has several different programs that promote social justice, diversity, inclusion, and compassion. 

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Escarle Nicole Turcios

Escarle Nicole Turcios is a sophomore Hospitality Business Major who has been a part of the Executive Board of MOSAICO, a multicultural organization that talks about social justice issues as well as cultural diversity. She is interning in Boston for the Mayors Office for Immigrant Advancement, coordinating outreach events to serve the immigrant community, for example, a citizenship session.



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Catie Sirois is a junior English major with a minor in Women’s Studies who has worked three part-time jobs while at UNH. She is interning with 826 Boston, a nonprofit youth writing and publishing organization that empowers traditionally underserved students to find their voices, tell their stories, and to gain communication skills to succeed in school. 



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Emily Chakmakian is a junior Social Work major with minors in Anthropology and Justice Studies. Emily was in the PROVES program her freshmen year at UNH and volunteered for the local community and was also in Alpha Phi Omega.  While interning with Let’s Get Ready, she is providing high school students with low-income backgrounds free access to SAT preparation, counseling for admissions, and other various support services to go to and graduate college.