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Claire Overholt blogs about summer journey
Monday, Jul. 8, 2013
SCU Environmental Studies major Claire Overholt is completing a fellowship through the Leavey School of Business Global Fellows program.
For the next five weeks Claire will be interning with a non-profit based in Kolkata, India called the Association for Social and Environmental Development. Claire and her internship partner, Jessica VanderGiessen (a SCU bioengineering student), will be blogging about their experiences at http://asedinterns.wordpress.com/.
Claire and Jessica's goal for their time in India is to promote ASED’s mission of nature conservation through education and to use social media and digital storytelling to help the organization grow. Their blog will be of interest to anyone who wants to see what environmental studies students can do, what working for a non-profit is like, and what environmental problems and solutions in an emerging economy country look like.