Our interns help with anything and everything - from tracking our impact, to sharing stories of our entrepreneurs, to organizing a raffle (to, sometimes, playing with the office dog). Learn more about our wonderful Spring Semester interns below.

Interested in interning over the summer?


 
                          Annapolis, Maryland

                          Annapolis, Maryland

Rachel Cooley

Development Intern

Studying Politics, Philosophy, & Economics with a Business Minor at The King's College

 

Why did you want to work at The Adventure Project? I love the focus on giving people jobs. Empowering sustainable economic development is such a powerful impact.

What is your favorite perk about TAP? The couches and the occasional bagel box, or other free delicious snacks.

What are your interests? I also love stories and sketching, and would love to write a children’s book one day.

What is something that you can't live without? Really good coffee. Also, my mom.

 
 

                          Brookhaven, Mississippi

                          Brookhaven, Mississippi

Lis Stanford

Social Media & Communications Intern

Bachelor of Arts in Media, Culture, & the Arts at The King's College

 

What have you loved learning from interning at The Adventure Project? I've loved learning that the work we are doing is actually life changing, not only with those we are helping, but with myself as well.

What is your favorite perk about TAP? Limitless coffee

What are you interested in pursuing in the future? I hope to pursue a career in film archiving and preservation.

Words you live by? "If I won't be myself, who will?" -Alfred Hitchcock

 

 
 

                            Birmingham, Alabama

                            Birmingham, Alabama

Maggie Beck

Social Media & Communications Intern

Studying Business at The King's College

 

Why did you want to work at The Adventure Project? I love how they view everyone as capable and powerful.

What have you loved learning from interning at TAP? I've loved seeing how much work actually has to go into nonprofits. It requires truly dedicated people that desire the well-being of others.

What are some of your hobbies? I love trying new foods and traveling as much as possible.


                           Birmingham, Alabama

                           Birmingham, Alabama

Phillip Reeves

Impact Evaluation Intern

Studying Business at The King's College

 

Why did you want to work at The Adventure Project? I love the personal, dignity empowering approach to ending poverty. This is a rare long-term solution to poverty compared to the myriad of band-aid solutions that exist in the world.

What have you loved learning from interning at TAP? A few people can make a huge impact if you work hard, dream big, and act practically.

What are you interested in pursuing in the future? Starting a coffee shop and roastery/non-profit hybrid (I'm so excited about this concept. Ask me about it!)

Words you live by? "There's no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit." -President Ronald Reagan


                         Aix-en-Provence, France

                         Aix-en-Provence, France

Tom Daumas

Development Intern

Studying Political Science at Institut d'etudes politiques d'Aix-en-Provence

 

Why did you want to work at The Adventure Project? Their project to structurally affect some developing countries with a change over the long term thanks to a great idea - offering jobs to people in need which will improve key sectors like water, health, hunger or environment.

What is your favorite perk at TAP? Working with an awesome team within an amazingly good work atmosphere.

What are you interested in pursuing in the future? I am planning to do a master degree of International relations.

What's your favorite quote? "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." -Lao Tzu


                               Nice, France

                               Nice, France

Felix Ferrandis

Development and Operations Intern

Bachelor of Arts in Economy and Sociology from McGill University

 

Why did you want to work at The Adventure Project? I loved the innovative approach to tackling extreme poverty through job creation. I also like the small team setting.

What have you learned from being at TAP? I learned how to do a lot with limited resources, how to innovate!

What are you interested in pursuing in the future? After I graduate, I'm looking to work in international social welfare. I'm particularly interested in refugees and their rights, or community development.

What is something interesting about you? I play Rugby/I lived in Australia and Canada before moving here - so my accent is ridiculous.

 

The Adventure Project is looking for summer interns!

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