NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement Interns and Volunteers
NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement believes that an internship is a very important tool that helps college students to gain an important experience. This helps them in the future to find a job. Today, the job market is too competitive, and a college degree is not enough. NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement helps interns build their knowledge and confidence and combined with their college degree this will increase their chances of finding a job.
The interns at NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement learn the importance of the public service and issues that affect women and youth lives in North Carolina. The interns will be involved in projects dealing with human trafficking, domestic violence, or sexual assault.
Meet our interns for the Fall of 2016
|Rachael Peoples||Rachael is currently a Senior at William Peace University studying Psychology with a minor in Women Studies with hopes of a future in Social Work. She has participated on the William Peace’s tennis team for the past 3 years and shall continue on into her senior year. Rachael will be working on several projects with us, including researching topics and information for the College Speaker Series!|
|Alex Van Meir||Alex Van Meir is currently a Senior at William Peace University studying Psychology with a minor in English with hopes of working in geriatrics. She has been highly involved at Peace by working as an Admissions Ambassador and a Presidential Ambassador. Alex will be working on several projects with us, including researching topics and information to help better understand the differences between human trafficking and prostitution|
|Allison Hall||Allison is currently a Junior at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill double majoring in Business and Political Science with a minor in Women’s Studies. After graduating, she hopes to work on Wall Street at an Investment Bank. On campus, she is involved in Relay for Life, assistant treasurer of her sorority, and an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity. In the office, Allison is currently researching and building a presentation on Women in Business. In her free time, she enjoys eating all foods.”|
|Chelsi McDougal||Chelsi is a senior at William Peace University graduating in May 2017. her major is Psychology, and she is also a member of Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority. Advocating for women and helping individuals in time of need are important values that she admires. Chelsi is hoping to gain knowledge on the framework for upholding organizations and the importance of services that help support women and families in our community.|
Joshua's love for legislative analysis, policy development, and human rights advocacy took form while receiving his primary education at the Carter G. Woodson School in Winston-Salem. He has been a member of the North Carolina Teen Council, The North Carolina Youth Legislative Assembly, a Page to the North Carolina General Assembly, a Crosby Scholar, MLK Scholar and Health Equity Ambassador for the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity. Joshua earned his B.A. In liberal studies with concentrations in Business Administration and Psychology from Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina. He is currently an MPA student at North Carolina Central University.
|Brittany Tyrone||Brittany is currently a senior at Peace University. She will graduate in May 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Business Administration. She serves as a member of an organization called “Presidential Ambassadors”. Brittany was honored to be inducted into this organization because it shows that she is a leader for her community and peers. Her next step after completing college is to further her education by attending North Carolina Central University Law School to become a family lawyer. As an intern for NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement, Brittany will help on building programs that are designed to educate the community about human trafficking and what we as citizens can do to reduce it.|