Many students expand their knowledge and skill sets through internship experiences off-campus. This type of introduction to working in the field is very beneficial for students interested in getting jobs in the public sector after college.

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Liesl Grieder

Liesl Grieder, '21, shares about her internships with Roanoke Valley Sister Cities International. She spent a month in Saint-Lô, France, in 2019 and then completed a second internship based in Roanoke in 2021.
"A Conversation with Liesl Grieder, RVSCI Intern"  (Click here)

Paul Houston (PJ)


“What I liked the most about this experience was to interact with people at my internship site and with my host family, everyone made me feel welcomed. It is very interesting because in the U.S. there is discrimination and preconceptions about Mexico but here everyone welcomed me with open arms” Paul Houston (PJ) – CEPREDEY