Carmen Ye talked about her experience of interning with a federal, she expressed gratitude to everyone who helped her get the opportunity. Speaking Saturday at the Queens Crossing Gallery in Queens, New York, at an event opening the 2014 application process for the International Leadership Foundation (ILF) internship program, Ye also said she never expected to get a fulltime job out of it.
Ye was among about 30 Asian Pacific American college students selected by the ILF to spend eight to 10 weeks interning at a federal agency in Washington DC during the summer.
She was surprised by the job offer that came from the same office she had interned for — the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning. So the California native made the move across country and is now braving the East Coast winters.
Ye is not the only one who has benefited from an ILF internship.
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