2018 Lowe Summer Internships

2018 Robert M. Weekley Summer Internship Program

Tobin Hansen

$9100 ($900 transportation stipend provided by AEI)
International Center on Housing Markets and Finance, American Enterprise Institute
Tobin Hansen is an Economics major with a sequence in Public Policy, and is a member of the Class of 2020. On campus he is involved in the Model United Nations team, the Keck Center Asian Experts Forum Fellowship, and is a Lab Manager for the Public Policy Lab. He is also in attendance almost every night at the Athenaeum. He spent last summer interning in the House of Representatives, and is excited to return to D.C. to continue learning about public policy and economics as an intern with the International Center on Housing Markets and Finance, with the American Enterprise Institute. 

Roxanne Sazegar

$10,000
Office of the Chief Financial Officer in the Office of Revenue Analysis
Roxane is class of 2019 majoring in International Relations. She is passionate about economic development and aspires to a career at the World Bank. Last semester, she studied abroad in Jordan as a Boren Scholar, exploring the nexus between economic prosperity and national security. While abroad, she gained fluency in Arabic and researched the political and economic ramifications of drought-induced agricultural decline in the Middle East, a topic she will be pursuing for her senior thesis. This summer, she will be interning with the D.C. Office of the Chief Financial Officer in the Office of Revenue Analysis. This experience will allow her to refine her quantitative skills and gain insight into revenue forecasting, a vital feature of international economic development.

Michael Wirth

$2500 (also received funding from Kravis Leadership Institute)
Character Lab, University of Pennsylvania with Angela Duckworth
Michael is class of 2020 pursuing a degree in Economics and Government. He serves as a Lead Consultant for the Claremont Consulting Group, Inc. and as an Equity Analyst for the Student Investment Fund. These positions, along with his previous experience as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst, have developed his analytical talents which he is excited to expand upon during this summer. Michael will be working for Character Lab. Character Lab is a nonprofit founded by Angela Duckworth to advance the science and practice of character development and to provide evidence based resources for teachers to develop character in middle and high school students.