Spring 2008 Interns
Andrew Chua is a senior at the University of California, San Diego, majoring in International Studies and Economics. During the fall semester, he completed an internship at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, researching topics of public health policy in sub-Saharan Africa. In his research Andrew focused on approaches to tackling the malaria epidemic in that region, and on the need for adequate regulation of trade in prescription drugs. He has also worked at the office of the International Relations/Pacific Relations Graduate School at UCSD, and interned at the San Diego office of marcus evans, an international business events and information company. Andrew has studied at the Universidad Del Belgrano in Argentina, and has volunteered at a number of agencies including National Geographic Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Justine Darling is a senior at the University of San Diego, majoring in Psychology with a minor in Business and Philosophy. She studied abroad in Milan, Italy and in Guadalajara, Mexico, and speaks some Italian and Spanish. Justine has served as the Philanthropy Chair of the Psychology Club since Fall 2005, and tutors children in an after-school program at the Bayside Community Center. Justine has also worked in Facilities Management at USD since 2004. She is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, and has participated in immersion trips to El Salvador and to to Tijuana, Mexico.
Andrea Lovano is a senior at the University of San Diego, majoring in History and Sociology with a minor in Art History. She has co-chaired the Social Issues Committee for the past calendar year, and helped plan the 18th Annual Social Issues Conference featuring keynote speaker Thich Nhat Hanh. Andrea has also served, since September 2006, as the co-director of Social Issues at the Center for Awareness, Service, and Action (CASA), planning programs related to social justice issues. In this capacity, she helped organize the January 2008 intersession immersion trip to Duncans, Jamaica. Andrea has studied in Falmouth, Jamaica and in Florence, Italy, and participated in an immersion trip to Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She also has served as Sophomore Senator to the Associated Students, and as campaign organizer for So Others May Eat (S.O.M.E.).