The end or the beginning?

(Dated 7th September 2019) Reflecting on the first day of my internship, I remember feeling butterflies in my stomach and a sense of anxiety and nervousness as I did not know what to expect, what kind of opportunities I would come across, and what kind of relationships I would establish. Will I be able to make the most of the resources and limited time I … Continue reading The end or the beginning?

More than half way through

(Dated 2nd August 2019)My typical day starts at 7:15 am. I get ready for work, grab a banana and head out from home at 8:30 am. My commute to work is roughly about 50 minutes. I live in Springfield, Virginia and take the orange line from the nearest metro station, which is a 20 minutes-drive from where I live (shout-out to Pukar for driving 40 … Continue reading More than half way through

Two weeks in: The World Bank

(Dated 28th June 2019) Hi! My name is Shristi and I am interning at the World Bank Headquarters in DC this summer as an Impact Evaluation (IE) intern. I will be working on evaluating the impact of potentially three education related projects that are in Cambodia, Mongolia and Guyana with the Development Economics Research Group (DECRG). As someone who is enthusiastic about learning how to … Continue reading Two weeks in: The World Bank