Elon senior Avra Stackpole received a highly competitive White House internship for spring semester 2010. Her work in the Department of Scheduling and Advance Planning will begin next month.
Stackpole, a human service studies major, plans to pursue a career in policy, law or macro-social work, specifically advocating for minority and underprivileged groups. The White House Internship Program will provide important professional and leadership skills that will prepare her for a career in public service.
A native of McLean, Va., Stackpole is the current president of Hillel, Elon’s Jewish student organization, and has been an active participant in many areas of the Elon Experiences, including study abroad, internships and community service throughout her time at the university.