NAME Alexandra Constantine ’14
HOMETOWN Commack, N.Y.
AREAS OF STUDY English major, French minor, and environmental studies concentration
WHERE SHE’S INTERNING World Farmers, a non-profit organization located in Lancaster, Mass., that provides immigrants and refugees with the means, marketplace, and training to establish themselves as farmers in the United States.
INTERNSHIP DURATION May 22-July 31
WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “Getting my hands dirty in the field I wish to work in after Holy Cross.”
WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “As an aspiring writer, I want to reflect on my experience as a World Farmers intern from all angles. I would also like to share with students an honest perspective on the process of acquiring a ‘first internship’ and going through the experience.”
CAREER GOAL “Use my writing to support sustainable agriculture and equitable commerce in the food industry.”
ABOUT SIP Internships through the College’s Summer Internship Program are developed through the strong network of Holy Cross alumni, parents, and friends throughout the country and are earmarked and designed specifically for Holy Cross students. This year 157 students have internships at 118 sites offered through the program.
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