The Santa Fe Council on International Relations (CIR) recognizes the invaluable role of interns. Below are current interns who have devoted their time throughout the 2020-2021 academic year. If you are interested in applying for an internship with CIR, please visit our Internships page for more information and access to the internship application.
Mason is a Santa Fe native and recent graduate of Occidental College, where he received his BA in Diplomacy and World Affairs and studied abroad in Israel. He has previously interned for nonprofits, think tanks, and US Senator Martin Heinrich. Next fall, he hopes to begin an MA in security studies and pursue a career in policy research or journalism.
Born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Miles is now finishing up his high school education prior to university. Miles is currently a US Davis Scholar studying economics and international relations at the Pearson United World College in Victoria, Canada. There he is helping to run the school’s Global Affairs outreach team. Miles is interested in continuing to study the formation and evolution of networks across borders and cultures. In university, he hopes to continue his study of international relations and help contribute to active research. In his spare time, Miles enjoys spending time with friends, hiking, and pursuing his passion for digital photography.
Abby is a recent graduate from the Albuquerque Academy. She is taking a gap year before continuing her educational journey at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. In addition to working on projects at CIR, Abby is also interning with Judge James Browning. She loves to travel having previously lived in Sweden and has been to many countries including Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and New Zealand most recently. She hopes to pursue a career in foreign service as well as work with UNICEF.
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Nora was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico and was a 2019-20 CIR High School Fellow. She is currently a U.S. Davis Scholar and will be finishing her last two years of high school at the United World College in Montezuma, New Mexico. Nora enjoys engaging in her global community by working as an intern for the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and participating in local organizations with international programming. Nora is passionate about international relations and hopes to study them in college. In her spare time, Nora enjoys playing the cello, cooking, and spending time in nature.