I was able to intern at the Embassy of El Salvador in Washington DC. Throughout my experience, I learned the working mechanics at an internal and external level in an Embassy. From meeting with organizations like the US Census Bureau and the Embassy of Mexico to participating in private discussions regarding urgent issues, the experience was quite rewarding, especially for my interest in politics and international relations. All in all, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that was facilitated by the Janet K. Langlois '71 Internship Fellowship and Michael W. and Pamela Van Hoven Clark Career Planning Fund awards, allowing me to acquire experience in my career interests and network without having financial constraints.
Class of 2024
My name is Vladimir Iglesias, and I am currently a senior majoring in Economics and Government at St. Lawrence University. Originally from El Salvador, I was born and raised there, with my educational journey beginning at Highlands International School San Salvador. In 2020, I proudly graduated from Highlands, marking the...
Washington DC. The Embassy is located near the White House (10-15 minutes walk) and near other Embassies, keeping the working environment dynamic.