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Interns in Rwanda now...

Katie Daubs

Kim Lochead

Lauren Vopni

Past Interns...

Sagal Ali

Hadeel Al-Shalchi

Melodie Cardin

Drew Davidson

Kurtis Elsner

Kristen Everson

Camille Greer

Kate Harper

Susannah Heath-Eves

Amy Husser

Brian Jackson

Natasha Jamal

David Kawai

Meagan Kelly

Corina Milic

Andrew Ng

Helen Morris

Alyssa Noel

Kyla Pearson

Laura Payton

Brett Popplewell

Marie-Jo Proulx

Rosemary Quipp

Christopher Redmond

Christine Spetz

Roxanne Stasyszyn

Andrea Thompson

Emilie Tobin

Cynthia Vukets

Jenny Wagler

Brock Weir

Vanessa Wen

Garrett Zehr

Interns in Rwanda now...

Kim Lochead
Kimberly Lochhead is from Fort Erie, Ontario and has recently graduated from Carleton University with a combined honours in journalism and history.

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Past Interns...

Sagal Ali
Sagal Ali lived on three continents before the age of 11. She was born in a small town in Germany where she lived for five years. Her family then moved to Somalia. When the civil war broke out several years later, they moved to Canada.

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Hadeel Al-Shalchi
Hadeel Al-Shalchi is a reporter, associate producer and news editor/on-air reader at CBC Radio is Ottawa. She holds the distinction of being the first visibly Muslim woman to report for CBC Television.

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Melodie Cardin
Melodie Cardin is from Gatineau, Quebec, although she grew up in British Columbia, spending some of her time in the north and some on Vancouver Island, and has lived in Newfoundland, Saskatchewan, and Ontario as well.

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Drew Davidson
Drew Davidson is a graduating Carleton Journalism student from Thornton, Ontario. She is especially interested in television journalism but hopes to travel and hear the stories of people from around the world.

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Kurtis Elsner
Kurtis Elsner was born and raised in the small town of Alliston, Ontario.  Before graduating from high school, he dedicated much of his time to working for his parents’ family business.

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Kristen Everson
My name is Kristen Everson and I'm from Newmarket, Ontario. I have just finished my Bachelor of Journalism at Carleton University and I'm looking forward to starting my career as a journalist.

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Camille Greer
Camille is originally from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. She recently completed her undergrad in journalism and film at Carleton U and currently works part time at CBC.

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Kate Harper
Kate Harper is from Oakville, Ont., just west of Toronto. Since she was little, she has been fascinated with words and writing, and has recently been focusing on turning that enthrallment with language into a career in journalism.

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Susannah Heath-Eves
A passion for travel, adventure and humanity are leading Susannah to Rwanda during May and June. A love for writing and taking photographs led her to Ottawa, where she is entering her second year of the Master of Journalism program at the Carleton University School of Journalism.

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Amy Husser
Amy Husser has lived all her life in Belmont, Ontario, a small town south of London.  She decided at the age of 12 to pursue her Bachelor of Journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa after her cousin enrolled in the same program.

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Brian Jackson
Brian has lived Aurora, Ont. — north of Toronto — since the age of seven. He recently completed his graduating year at Carleton University in the Bachelor of Journalism program with a double major in Mass Communications.

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Natasha Jamal
Natasha Jamal was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. Six years ago, she moved back to Canada after spending 15 years in Nairobi, Kenya. Natasha recently finished her third year in Carleton University’s journalism program.

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David Kawai
David Kawai is a freelance photographer from Mississauga, Ontario who has just completed a degree in Journalism and English at Carleton University.

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Meagan Kelly
From Sherwood Park, Alberta, Meagan Kelly has aspired to be in Carleton’s journalism program since she job shadowed a reporter at 14 years old.

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Corina Milic
Corina Milic, a recent Carleton Journalism grad, is headed to Kigali for three weeks. She is excited to finally see the region she has studied for years.

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Helen Morris
Helen Morris was born and grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has a doctorate in International Relations from St. Antony's College, University of Oxford. She has worked as a freelance writer and photographer.

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Andrew Ng
Andrew Ng is wrapping up his third year at Carleton University.  Originally from Pickering, Ont. he chose to enroll in the journalism program after his friend, on a whim, came back from the university’s information meeting and said, “You should go to Carleton for journalism.”

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Alyssa Noel
Natasha Jamal was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. Six years ago, she moved back to Canada after spending 15 years in Nairobi, Kenya. Natasha recently finished her third year in Carleton University’s journalism program.

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Laura Payton
Laura Payton was born and raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, before moving to Ottawa to complete her BA in Communication at the University of Ottawa. She has a deep and abiding passion for politics, having worked on and around Parliament Hill for six years.

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Kyla Pearson
Kyla Pearson was born in Calgary, Alberta, and since high school has taken every opportunity to experience the world.  She has traveled throughout Latin America, South East Asia, and to areas of Europe and North Africa.

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Brett Popplewell
Natasha Jamal was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. Six years ago, she moved back to Canada after spending 15 years in Nairobi, Kenya. Natasha recently finished her third year in Carleton University’s journalism program.

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Marie-Jo Proulx
Marie-Jo Proulx is a native of Montreal. Before starting the Master in Journalism program at Carleton University, she worked for three years as a senior writer for Windy City Times in Chicago, where she also volunteered as an interpreter between asylum seekers and medical professionals.

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Rosemary Quipp
Rosemary Quipp, 20, grew up in a log cabin in the heart of the Gatineau Hills. She recently completed her third year of a double major program in journalism and political science at Carleton, with a specialization in comparative politics and international relations.

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Christopher Redmond
Natasha Jamal was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. Six years ago, she moved back to Canada after spending 15 years in Nairobi, Kenya. Natasha recently finished her third year in Carleton University’s journalism program.

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Christine Spetz
Christine Spetz just completed the first year of Carleton’s Master of Journalism program. She is Bachelor of Arts French Honours graduate from the University of Saskatchewan.

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Roxanne Stasyszyn
Roxanne Stasyszyn is a third year journalism student at Carleton, double majoring in human rights. In August of last year she went to Tanzania to study at the University of Dar es Salaam.

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Andrea Thompson
Andrea Thompson graduates this year from Carleton with her degree in journalism and human rights. Her involvement with her university’s chapter of Journalists for Human Rights has fostered an intense interest in the developing world and with Africa, in particular.

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Emilie Tobin
Emilie Tobin was born and raised in Ottawa. She recently graduated from Carleton University with a Combined Honours Degree in Journalism and Political Science.

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Cynthia Vukets
Cynthia Vukets is nearing completion of Carleton’s Bachelor of Journalism program but also spent last year on exchange in France.

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Jenny Wagler
Jenny Wagler is from Vancouver, though she increasingly spends her time in far-flung locales.

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Brock Weir
Brock Weir spent his first 18 years living in Newmarket, ON, before making the short drive to Aurora where he has lived ever since.

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Vanessa Wen
Vanessa Wen was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario.  She stayed in her hometown to pursue a Bachelor of Journalism, combined with Political Science, at Carleton University. 

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Garrett Zehr
Garrett grew up on a farm outside of Tavistock, ON (near Stratford) and currently calls Ottawa home. He just completed his third year at Carleton University, majoring in journalism and human rights.

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