Student Stories

My SBS in DC Experience: Abby Keagle

It’s been almost a year since I looked at an email notification on my phone with a subject that said “Congratulations! You have been selected.” I called my parents, cried a little (okay, a lot) and then ran to tell …

By Abby Keagle
Abby Keagle
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A Look Back at My SBS in DC Experience: Lizette Sta. Maria

In her latest blog post, Admissions blogger Lizette Sta. Maria reflects on her time in the SBS in DC program this past summer.


My cohort waves goodbye to me

It’s been a month since I pulled an all-nighter—struggling to …

By Lizette Sta. Maria
Lizette Sta. Maria
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Why you should apply to SBS in DC

This past summer, I had the privilege of participating in the 2021 “SBS in DC” program, completing a Communications and Policy Internship at the Environmental and Energy Study Institute.

Before flying down to D.C. and beginning my internship, I had …

By Irina Costache
Irina Costache Program Fellow
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Learn more about our SBS in DC interns, and follow their summer adventures on Instagram!

Check it out, here.

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Reif Larsen ’18 (Landscape Architecture) takes classroom knowledge into the field at internship

— By Matthew Medeiros

This summer, Reif Larsen ’18 (landscape architecture) interned in the Burlington, VT offices of SE Group, a landscape architecture and planning firm that works on a range of projects, specializing in recreation planning and design for …

By Alli Faust
Alli Faust Product Manager
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Brittany Justin ’18 (Sociology) lays the foundation for graduate school with summer internship

— By Matthew Medeiros for the UMass Amherst College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

During Summer 2017, senior Brittany Justin (psychology/sociology) took another step in a lifelong path to her goal of working in the mental health profession. As …

By Alli Faust
Alli Faust Product Manager
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