Tag: internship

17
Sep

My SSDP Summer Internship Experience

Check out the experiences of these four rockstar SSDPers who interned through SSDP’s Career Services Program: Stephanie Freeman​​ (CUNY Law) This summer, I had the privilege of working with Rose and Thorn Consulting through the Students for Sensible Drug Policy internship program. As a law student, I was able to approach this policy based internship with a unique perspective. During

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19
Jun

My Internship Experience at Ideal420

Written by Ericka Persson The SSDP internship program aims at being completely inclusive in preparing its pupils for the business world. In addition to working with your respective company, weekly check-ins guarantee engaged advisors who personally know you and your schedule. The program is extremely accommodating to the hectic life of a student, which is absolutely invaluable considering the many

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19
Jun

My Internship Experience at 4Front

Written by Leo Leon An internship is a way to gain experience and connections to an industry college students plan on being a part of. For most students, they’re seen as a glimpse at what the “adult” life is really like. I was fortunate enough to land my first internship with 4Front Ventures through the SSDP internship program this past spring and it

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20
May

My Experience as a 4Front Intern

Written by Eric Casey, University of Rhode Island I had an amazing time being involved in the SSDP internship program. SSDP played an extremely important role in my college experience, and it was great that it could also play a role in assisting me in finding a career as well. The classes put on during my internship program were a

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24
Apr

Launching phase 1 of our Career Services Program

Since the day we announced I’d be the new executive director at SSDP, people have been asking me how they can tap into our amazing student network to find passionate, dedicated, proven new employees and interns. After a year of piloting and development, I’m thrilled to announce that phase 1 of our Career Services Program — the internship program —

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3
Jun

SSDP Welcomes Summer Intern, Cassandra Whalen

It’s easy to feel connected to important issues when you’re in D.C., but being involved and making a difference presents a greater challenge.  SSDP helps students coordinate their efforts to become involved and make that difference, and I’m incredibly excited to be a part of it this summer. Both by amassing relevant drug policy information and connecting with student groups,

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12
Sep

Introducing one of our new fall interns

Shortly after moving to Washington D.C. I met Stacia at an internship bazaar held at American University where I learned about Students for a Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP). I was very impressed and immediately applied for a semester internship, and to my surprise was chosen for it. Today’s current drug policies violate citizen’s liberties, are ineffective, and costly. I have

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11
Jun

Another Intern Joins the Team!

Within a week of arriving in Washington D.C., I found myself among some of the most hard working and dedicated individuals I have yet encountered in the drug policy movement. Unsurprisingly, the reputations of various SSDP staffers had far preceded their own welcoming personalities. Drug policy has been the single issue area that has kept me anchored as I developed

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2
Aug

My summer as an SSDP intern in Washington, DC

What a summer it has been interning with SSDP in our DC office.  I’ve had more fun and gained more experience than I could imagine over these two months! Whether it was helping organize the DC Vigil for the Victims of the War on Drugs in front of the White House, or attending Press Conferences with drug policy experts and celebrities, or

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