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Three new interns have joined the AAG staff this fall! The AAG would like to welcome Juliana, Zachary, and Sreya to the organization.

Jules DavisJulianna Davis is a senior at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, pursuing a B.A. in Political Science along with a minor in Geography and Environment. Her main interests include human geography, geopolitics, and community organizing for more equitable futures. Julianna has previously interned with the ACLU of Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network, and Athens Partnership. Supported by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program at her university, she is currently completing a faculty mentored qualitative research project regarding Greek geopolitics, ethnic identity, and migration. Julianna hopes to earn her Masters in geography or a closely related field and continue building on the education she is receiving at UH. In her free time, she loves swimming in the ocean, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.

Zach JarjouraZachary Jarjoura is a senior at University of Maryland, College Park, pursuing a B.S. in geographical sciences with a minor in sustainability studies. Zachary previously interned for Anne Arundel County’s office of information technology, where he used GIS to analyze traffic and route buses and emergency vehicles to address the safety of the county’s citizens. After graduation, he intends to pursue a Master of Community Planning and become a city planner, continuing to work for the improvement of the community. In his spare time, Zachary enjoys exploring new places, hiking, spending time with friends and family, and playing music.

Sreya Juras stands in front of a mountain rangeSreya Juras is a recent graduate from The Ohio State University where she received a BS in International Development while minoring in Environmental Science and Spanish. Additionally, she completed her undergraduate thesis in Geography. Sreya is interested in researching agrarian communities in Latin America and understanding their future in the face of the climate crisis; focusing on adaptation, resilience building, and forced migration. During her internship, Sreya will work on various projects including, but not limited to: writing promotional tweets for our journal publications, creating our next Guide to Geography Programs, and preparing for the annual AAG meeting. In her free time, Sreya enjoys hiking, traveling, and listening to a good true crime podcast.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for an internship at the AAG, the AAG seeks interns on a year-round basis for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Currently, due to COVID-19 safety regulations in Washington, DC AAG interns are home-based employees. More information on internships at the AAG is also available on the Jobs & Careers section of the AAG website at: http://www.aag.org/internships.