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Making the Most of Your Internship: Networking 101

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phillipi_gina_whobamacareevent_S14By Gina Phillipi, CAPPP Ambassador

Networking may seem like an intimidating process for new interns. You worry about what you’re going to say, who you’re going to try to talk to, and how you’ll make an impression. Here are some helpful hints to make networking a more effective and less stressful process.

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“An opportunity to broaden my worldview”: Gina Phillipi

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At a White House event for the Affordable Care Act.

by Gina Phillipi, CAPPP Ambassador

A Pre-Med Student “Abroad”

I had wanted to complete the CAPPP Quarter in Washington Program since my freshman year at UCLA. It was the only way I, as a pre-medical student, could affordably experience a different culture without falling behind in my classes.

The immersion through the internship, living  at the UC Washington Center, and the accessibility of the east coast really made it feel like I was in a different world. The CAPPP program provided me an opportunity to broaden my worldview in terms of experiencing a different culture and professional environment. Continue reading “An opportunity to broaden my worldview”: Gina Phillipi