Archive for Washington Semester Program

From Dicing Tomatoes to Meeting the President’s Speech Writer

This week I had the opportunity to experience a wide range of activities. On Monday, my friend Macy and I volunteered at the DC Central Kitchen. My seminar class came here before to hear a speaker as well as read the book Begging for Change…

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Pit Stop: New York City

Welcome to October! This week my class decided to take a break in DC and went to New York for a couple of days! We spent our time hearing from UN speakers focusing on each departments mission and main objectives of sustainable development. One of…

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World Wildlife Fund and Touring the U.S. Capitol Building

This week my seminar class had the opportunity to visit the World Wildlife Fund. Our guest speaker is named Nicole and works for the private sector and the water stewardship department. The WWF’s stands by their slogan for Better Earth. Better Business while their mission…

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D.C. at its Finest!

By Olivia Osiecki This week I had the opportunity to start my internship at Running Start! One of the highlights I had to do for my internship is called Press Clips. Running Start has a special intern email account where online articles about women and…

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New Adventures in Washington, D.C.

by Olivia Osiecki Greetings from Washington, DC! To formally introduce myself, my name is Olivia Osiecki. I am a junior at Stonehill College in Easton, MA, studying Sociology and Gender Studies. This fall I have the opportunity to spend a semester in Washington, DC at…

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