Internship Program

The Summer 2017 Internship Program is hosting nine area residents who represent a wide variety of interests and studies. In addition to the work they are accomplishing with area organizations, they are completing leadership training and group projects in the PATH Foundation office.

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Fauquier Free Clinic

Emily Berg graduated this spring from Elon University with a major in Public Health Studies and a minor in Sociology. She is working with the Fauquier Free Clinic during her time as a PATH intern this summer.

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PATH Foundation Communications

Jessica Cannon is a rising senior at Berry College, where she is studying Public Relations and Environmental Studies. She is thrilled to be working with the PATH Foundation’s communication department. In her spare time, she enjoys digital photography and whitewater kayaking.  

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Fauquier County Public Library
Caroline Kessler is a third-year university student, splitting her time between Virginia and Scotland at both William & Mary and the University of St Andrews. She studies English, with an interest in creative writing and contemporary literature. This summer she is working in communications at the Fauquier County Public Library, where she just signed up for her fourth library card.
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Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission

Hannah Michnya is a rising junior at Virginia Tech, majoring in National Security and Foreign Affairs.  She is working with the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission located in Culpeper this summer, aiding the homeless in the region.

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Mental Health Association of Fauquier County
Anna Ritter is a rising senior at George Mason University in the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program. She is a lifelong resident of Prince William and Fauquier Counties and interested in promoting community development where citizens, businesses, and non-profits are engaged and active together. As a part of the PATH internship program, she is excited to be working with the Mental Health Association of Fauquier County.
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PATH Foundation Volunteer Center
Shelby Thornhill is a rising senior at University of South Carolina majoring in Social Work.  She currently interns jointly with Lynn Lauritzen of the PATH Volunteer Center and Jenn Sweigart of the PATH Resource Center operated by CNE.  Shelby is a long time resident of Rappahannock County.
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Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility

John (Ward) Van de Water is a rising third-year student at Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA). Ward is a Policy Management major at school and is on the men’s soccer team. He is headquartered at the WARF this summer.

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Allie Zaleski is a rising junior at Roanoke College where she is pursuing an English Literature degree. She is thrilled to be working this summer with the FRESH Program, which promotes student health in Fauquier County. Having grown up attending school in Fauquier her whole life, Allie is excited to be giving back to a community that has given her so much. With FRESH this summer, she will be working at farmers markets, researching and writing grants, and assisting with student health initiatives.