PALCUS Classes of Interns

 

Class of 2017

SABRINA BRUM, a junior majoring in Spanish and minoring in Portuguese at Rhode Island College, interned at the Vice-Consulate of Portugal in Providence during the summer of 2017.

Class of 2016

RODRIGO PIMENTEL, a computer science student at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island interned at the Vice Consulate of Portugal in Providence, Rhode Island.

Class of 2015

 

ALYSSA PINHO, a nutrition and dietetics student at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut interned at the WWUH Radio Program, Cultura e Vida in West Hartford, Connecticut.

 

NELSON PONTA GARCA interned at PALCUS in Social Media Marketing.

 

Class of 2013

CHRISTOPHER BARBOSA, a Portuguese, Spanish and Secondary Education student at Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island interned at the office of Rhode Island Senate President Teresa Paiva-Weed in Providence, Rhode Island.

 

JONATHAN RUSSO, a finance student at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsberg, Pennsylvania interned at Pereira & Azevedo CPA in Newark, New Jersey.

 

GRANT OLIVEIRA, a political science student at University of California in San Diego, California interned at the district office of Congressman David Valadao in Hanford, California.

 

Class of 2012

STEPHANIE VILACA, a finance student at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia interned at the PALCUS office in Manassas, VA.

SABRINA BATISTA, a Portuguese and Spanish Global Studies student at Georgetown University in Washington, DC interned at the offices of Congressman Elliot Engel in Washington, DC.

 

Class of 2011

 

ALEXANDER NOROCEA, a Commerce, Organization, Entrepreneurship student at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island interned with the IMAX CORPORATION in Los Angeles, California for six weeks.

 

GARY RESENDES, an Anthropology and Psychology student at the University of California in Santa Cruz, California interned at the Portuguese Consulate in San Francisco, California for six weeks.

 

LILIANA M. DA SILVA, a graduate student obtaining her master’s degree in Global Mangement at Kean University in Elizabeth, New Jersey interned during the summer at the world renown newspaper the Luso Americano in Newark, New Jersey for six weeks.

 

ANDREA TAVARES, a biology student at Kean University in Elizabeth, New Jersey interned with Dr. Rosalie V. Matos, DDS, a Pediatric Dentist in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She is hoping to become a pediatric dentist when she graduates and finishes dental school.

 

 

Class of 2010

 

Brianna Medeiros from Rhode Island interned at the Portuguese Consulate in Rhode Island and at a Youth Hostel in Ponta Delgada, Azores.  Click here to read Brianna’s internship essay.

 

George Russo from New Jersey interned at the Congressional Office of Congressman Steny Hoyer in Maryland, as well as at theAssemblyman’s Office of Albert Coutinho in New Jersey, Click here to read George’s internship essay

 

Cathy Marques from Pennsylvania interned at the Law Office of Cynthia Marques Russo in New Jersey.
Click here to read Cathy’s internship essay

 

Melissa Lopes interned at the Portuguese Consulate in Newark, New Jersey

 

Kirby Pereira interned at the New York Chamber of Commerce in New York City, New York

 

 

Class of 2009

Dianne Marques, a student at the College of New Rochelle, interned a the Portuguese American Chamber of Commerce in New York City.

 

John Soares, from California, interned at the offices of Congressman Devin Nunes in Washington, DC.

Ailton Barbosa interned at the offices of Congressman Patrick Kennedy in Washington, DC.

 

 

Class of 2008

 

Katherine Vieira from Dartmouth, MA, interned at Congressman Patrick Kennedy’s office in Washington, DC

 

Debbie Borges from Salida, CA interned at the Consulate of Portugal in San Francisco, CA

 

Allison Brito from Dartmouth, MA interned at the Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford, MA

 

Nelia Alves from the Azores, Portugal, interned at Congressman Devin Nunes’ offices in Washington, DC and Visalia, CA.

 

 

Class of 2006

 

Paulo Araujo, a student at American University interned at the PALCUS office in Manassas, VA.

 

Lisa Mendes, a student at Rhode Island College interned at the Portuguese Consulate in Providence, RI.

 

Susan Coelho, a student at University of Maryland, interned at the PALCUS office in Manassas, VA

 

Peter Cunha, a student at Moravian College in Bethlehm, PA, interned at the Luso-American Development Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Aldeneida Pinto, a student at Rhode Island College, interned at the Portuguese Consulate in Providence, RI.

 

 

Class of 2005

 

Jesse Correia, a student at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, interned at the Portuguese Consulate in New Bedford, MA.

 

Lisa Coutinho, a student at the University of Pennsylvania, interned at the Luso-American Development Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Linda Nico, a student at the University of Rhode Island, interned in the offices of PALCUS and the Embassy of East Timor in Washington, DC.

 

Marta Silva, a student at Marymount Manhattan College, interned at the Portuguese Consulate in Newark, NJ.

 

Francisco Vieira, a student at the University of Tampa, interned in the PALCUS office in Washington, DC.

 

 

Class of 2004

 

Antonio Ambrosio, a student at Rhode Island College, interned at the Portuguese Consulate in Providence, RI.

 

Derek Botelho, a student at the University of Rhode Island, interned at the office of Congressman Patrick Kennedy in Washington, DC.

 

Diane Coelho, a student at the University of Maryland, interned at the Portuguese Embassy in Washington, DC.

 

Clara Pinto, a student at the Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon, interned at the office of Congressman Devin Nunes in Washington, DC.

 

Dave Teixeira, a student at the University of Scranton, interned at the PALCUS office in Washington, DC.

 

 

Class of 2003

 

Nancy Horta of Brookfield, CT interned at the American Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Daniel Guerra of San Leandro, CA interned at FLAD in Portugal.

 

Alexandrina Gomes of Fall River, MA interned at the office of Congressman Barney Frank, and the Embassy of East Timor in Washington, DC

 

Ana Jordao of Hillside, NJ interned a the Portuguese Consulate in New York.

 

Daniel Lledo of Bethesda, MD interned at PALCUS headquarters in Washington, DC.

 

Gerrianne Monteiro of Edison, NJ interned at the Portuguese Consulate in New York.

 

Janelle Santos of Auburn, CA interned at PALCUS headquarters and the Embassy of East Timor in Washington, DC.

 

 

Class of 2002

 

Nicholas Athanassiou of New York, NY interned at FLAD in Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Marta Gaspar of Santa Clara, CA interned at FLAD in Lisbon, Portugal

 

Lisa Maria Almeida of East Providence, RI interned at the Portuguese Consulate in Providence, RI.

 

Matthew Carrozo of Carvcavelos, Portugal interned at the Global Young Leaders Conference in DC and NYC

 

Greg Freemon from San Francisco, CA interned at the office of Congressman John Doolittle in Washington, DC.

 

Jennifer Machado of Lincoln, CA interned at the American Psychological Association and PALCUS Headquarters in Washington, DC.

 

 

Class of 2001

 

David August from Somerset, MA interned at the office of Congressman Patrick Kennedy in Washington, DC

 

Michelle Azevedo of Santa Clara, CA interned at FLAD in Lisbon, Portugal.

 

David Duarte from Mount Vernon, NY interned at the American Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal

 

Alexander Freemon from San Francisco, CA interned on the US Joint Committee on Taxation and in the office of Congressman William Thomas in Washington, DC.

 

Jason Ferreira from Fall River, MA interned at the office of Congressman Barney Frank in DC.

 

Jennifer Hare from Allentown, PA interned at the PALCUS headquarters in DC.

 

Jeanette Toledo from Goleta, CA interned at FLAD in Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Christopher Stetsko from Fresno, CA interned at the district office of Congressman George Rodonovich.

 

Miguel Teixeira from Pawtucket, RI interned at Senator Lincoln Chafee’s office in DC.

 

Neil Teixeira from Watsonville, CA interned at the American Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Benjamin Wright from Atlanta, GA interned at the International Rescue Committee in DC.

 

 

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