This is a great Summers photo. Brennan Lewis (2019) and Monique LaBorde (2017) are working on Brennan's Launch Summer project--a documentary about Pride parades in small Southern towns. Brennan is in the Triangle--ask them about their experience.
We've started to use the "old" Community Summer page for logistics info. You can read about some of the housing options.
Confirmed positions for 2022 (This list is almost complete!)
We've listed the Scholars and a few recent Alumni who held these positions. Unless otherwise indicated, expect positions to begin June 1 and run through July 29.
- Appalshop Film Program * New! draft position description
- Breakthrough Collaborative New Orleans * Scholar reviews 5/31-7/27/2022 Attend an info session in February! * Application deadline February 24--the Executive Director is looking forward to working with 2 + Robertsons (seniors De'Ivyion Drew & Montana Lee; recent alumni Patrick Clinch; Ben Keegan)
- Center for Rural Strategies * position description * Scholar reviews Connected organizations: The Daily Yonder Rural Assembly * 1 spot available (senior Charlie Zong; recent alumni Merritt Jones, Rose Farah, Beza Gebraharamian))
- Cowan Community Center * revised position, collection of familiar organizations CANE Inc (Community Agricultural Nutritional Enterprises) City of Whitesburg/ Letcher County Farmers Market Levitt Amp Music Series others TBA * Scholar reviews * check out this video from the high school interns program Summer 2021--skip ahead to 1:01:24 and especially 1:37! * read this * 1 spot available (seniors Josie Fulton & Amanda Padden; recent alumni Sierra Winters, Kameron Sedigh)
- Delta Arts Alliance * position description camp1 camp2 * Scholar reviews * 2 spots available (senior Lilly Clark; recent alumni Kyle Ryan, Allayne Thomas, Brennan Lewis)
- Delta Health Center (new position created by alumni, Drs. Nina and Braveen Ragunanthan) * position description * 1 spot available
- Delta Center for Culture and Learning * position will be similar to this * Scholar reviews * new press watch this * Robertsons did these incredible videos and portfolios * 2 spots available (seniors Carsten Pran & Kamryn Washington; recent alumni Lawton Ives, Jake Sheridan, Peter Andringa, Cara Price)
- Dress for Success * position description for women only * Scholar reviews * 2 spots available (seniors Clara Love & Niharika Vattikonda; recent alumni Mary Ashley Murrah)
- Edgecombe County Health Department * position description * ENCIP * Scholar reviews * 1 spot available (seniors Sophia Ramirez & Katherine Gan; recent alum Ralph Lawton)
- Edgecombe County Public Schools * position description * ENCIP * New position * 2 spots available
- GRAMMY Museum Mississippi * position description * Vicki's comments * Scholar reviews * 2 spots available (seniors Jemma Frost, Bennett Stillerman, Antonia Young)
- HOMES (Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Service) * position description * Scholar review * read this from Ben * 1 spot available
- Letcher County Culture Hub * position description * Scholar reviews * read this this this * 1 spot available (senior Ben Rees)
- Michael's Angels summer camp * position description * ENCIP * Scholar review * Watch this * 2 spots available (sophomore Campbell Lindquist; recent alum Michelle Nandi)
- Orleans Public Defenders * position description * Scholar reviews John Oliver did a piece about OPD * 2 spots available (senior Sam Zahn; recent alumni Evan Rodgers, Priya Sridhar)
- Propeller *draft position description * Scholar review * Recent news (senior Vignesh Alagappan)
- Rural Opportunity Institute * position description * ENCIP * Scholar review (Jess Edelson) * Recent news * 1 spot available (senior Jess Edelson)
- Sunflower County Freedom Project * position description * Scholar reviews 5/30-7/29/2022 * read this * 2 + spots available (seniors Tamira Daniely, Bennett David, Ruth Fetaw; recent alumni Liza Becker, Adam Enggasser, Naraya Price)
- Vidant Advance Care Planning * position description ENCIP * Scholar reviews * toolkit * 1 spot available (senior Olivia Olsher; recent alumni Adam Ushpol, Divya Mahesh)
Potential positions for 2022 (We're waiting to hear about the status on these)
- Appalachian Media Institute (new for 2022--part of Appalshop, a longtime partner) * Recent news * Summer Documentary Institute 2020 * Recent videos: As Long as I Can (queer youth in Appalachia) A Mask on the Mountains (COVID in Appalachia) Protect What You Love (the Mountain Valley Pipeline)
- Delta Arts Alliance * 2019 job description * Scholar reviews
- Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine * position description * Scholar Reviews * An older Scholar has applied to work here. The position may be released for 2025s soon.
- St. Gabriel Mercy Center * TBD * Scholar reviews
Scholars and Recent Alumni, by Location
- Seniors: Lily Clark, Tamira Daniely, Bennett David, Jia Dua, Ruth Fetaw, Jemma Frost, Carsten Pran, Kyle Ryan, Bennett Stillerman, Kamryn Washington, Aaron Williams, Antonia Young
- Alumni: Peter Andringa, Ben Ayto, Liza Becker, Trenton Bricken, Nonnie Egbuna, Adam Enggasser, Lawton Ives, Warner Lamar, Rasheca Logendran, Dikenna Ogbu, Rahi Patel, Cara Price, Naraya Price, Jake Sheridan, Allayne Thomas, Aakash Thumaty, Michael Zhang
- Seniors: Vignesh Alagappan, De'Ivyion Drew, Brady Hanshaw, Kalley Huang, Jacob Key, Joel Kim, Montana Lee, Clara Love, Anshu Mohan, Niharika Vattikonda, Sam Zahn
- Alumni: Sydney Adams, Cameron Beach, Christina Boghosian, A.G. Chancellor, Patrick Clinch, Samia Daghestani, Annie Dempsey, Annie Evans, Annie Gonzales, Meghana Iragavarapu, Ben Keegan, Zoe King, Nate Miller, Mary Laci Motley, Mary Ashley Murrah, Brooke Porter, Evan Rodgers, Brock Schoenwald, Matt Smith, Priya Sridhar, Becca Sullenger, Tom Wanty
- Sophomores: Karen Gonzales-Palomo, Campbell Lindquist, Felipe Yanaga
- Seniors: Jess Edelson, Katherine Gan, Anjali Gupta, Naira Ikram, Olivia Olsher, Sophia Ramirez
- Alumni: Emily Kian, Ralph Lawton, Serena Lim-Strutt, Divya Mahesh, Michelle Nandi, Matt Schaefer, Joseph Touma, Adam Ushpol, Hannah Watson
- Seniors: Josie Fulton, Weston Lindner, Rachel Maunus, Amanda Padden, Ben Rees, Elise van den Hoek, Charlie Zong
- Alumni: Leland Ben, Clare Bradshaw, Stephen Buys, Rose Farah, Beza Gebramariam, Merritt Jones, Georgia Lala, Michael Muller, Kameron Sediqh, Sierra Winters
Remote Opportunities from Robertson Alumni
Robertson alumni are creating excellent virtual opportunities representing many disciplines and topics, from digestive disorders to conservation engineering.