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A Warm Welcome: I2F Interns

Posted on Nov 13, 2019 by in The OFI Blog |

The Smithsonian is excited to host the second class of Internship to Fellowship (I2F) interns! This program, launched in 2018 with support from the Latino and Asian Pacific American Initiatives Pools, is designed to help recent graduates with diverse backgrounds discover new career options. This year’s group of seventeen hails from all over the U.S. and they began their internships in September 2019, learning alongside mentors from nine different Smithsonian museums and offices.The 2019 I2F Cohort is:

Row 1: Karen Adjei, NMAH | Raven Capone Benko, NMNH | Kara Chen, OGR 

Row 2: Yesmarie De La Flor, SMS | Clara de Pablo, NMAH | Sydney Hamamoto, NMNH | Daisy Jaime, NMAH

Row 3: Elka Lee-Shapiro, HMSG | Jade Levandofsky, NMAfA | Carolina Meurkens, CFCH

Row 4: Ashlynn Principe, NMNH | Jaimee-Ian Rodriguez, NMNH | Celine Romano, ACM | London Ruff, NMNH

Row 5: Haneul Sim, NMAH | Aurora Trejo, NZP | Raquel Wetzell, SMS


For more information about the I2F program, please see the Latino and APA pages.