Current position and employer: Evaluations Analyst (Contractor) at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
Current City: Washington, DC
Why did you choose McCourt? I chose McCourt for its emphasis on quantitative skills, practical experience of full-time and adjunct faculty, strong alumni network, and international reputation.
What was the best part of your experience? I've loved the opportunities to apply theoretical coursework into real-life applications. I serve as a Data Manager for MPiP (McCourt Policy in Practice), and I love getting to use my skills to benefit an organization on-the-ground and get to know other students by working together. Working with my classmates has been so rewarding and created so many good friendships.
What internships did you have during your time at McCourt?
- CARE: Business Development Intern
- World Bank: Intern, Doing Business project
- Evidence Action: Intern, New Program Development
- FHI 360: Program Management Intern
- Results for Development (R4D), Nutrition Research and Policy Analysis Intern
Student organization involvement while at McCourt: I served as Data Manager for MPiP (McCourt Policy and Practice) and Treasurer for Afrika, the African Policy Student Association.
Undergraduate Degree and University: BA, International Relations. Brigham Young University.
Hobbies/ Interests: I love listening to podcasts, trying new restaurants, and exploring the DMV.