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USC undergrad watches Congress in action

An eventful internship with Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard is just part of a busy summer for an international relations major. Conclusion of a four-part series on the Schaeffer Government Service Fellows Program. 

Undergrads spend summer getting to know government thanks to new fellows program

BY CARLI MILLION  SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 A UC Berkeley student’s time as an undergraduate comes with endless possibilities. Students are often interested in many things and have a hard time knowing which to pursue. If you ask Leonard D. Schaeffer how to get some direction, he’ll tell new students to ask themselves a few simple, but important, questions. First of all, what …

Vivian Le, 2016 USC Schaeffer Fellow, selected as Boren Scholarship recipient

Vivan is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Policy, Planning and Development and currently studying in Vietnam on the Boren Scholarship.  Boren Scholarships require rigorous language study and the majority of awardees spend a full academic year overseas.  In exchange for funding, Boren Scholarship recipients commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.  Prior to her study in …

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2016 Schaeffer Fellow among 50 students selected for first-ever “White House College Reporter Day”

Sonali Seth graduated from the University of Southern California in May 2018 with a degrees in Political Science and Policy, Planning and Development. Sonali was selected as one of only 50 college students chosen from a national pool of applicants to attend the first-ever White House College Reporter Day in 2016 just prior to her Schaeffer Fellowship.  Sonali was the Editorial Director and …