Face Time—Praxis Edition
Major: government and economics
internship: Editorial intern at Dollars and Sense:
The Magazine of Economic Justice, Boston.
What were your
Writing and publishing my own
articles, editing, and doing research for the magazine. I
also filled many many book orders.
Describe the physical
surroundings where you worked.
A small, messy office
complete with coffee and a Marxist library.
What did you
wear to work?
Anything I wanted,
the office is very casual. I would usually wear skirts or
people you worked with.
The staff and interns
at Dollars and Sense are typically progressive in
their politics and easy-going in their personal lives. There
was a lot of laughing and chit-chat of revolution in the
What did you like most
about your internship?
That I got the opportunity to
publish five or six pieces for the magazine!
What's your favorite
memory of the summer?
Spending time in Harvard Square
with the other Dollars and Sense interns.
What were your living
A fabulous apartment in Brookline
with two roommates.
Describe your typical
Wake up, eat an English muffin
with peanut butter, go to Dunkin Donuts, head to work at
Park Street (Downtown Crossing), write, research and edit,
take the T to Boston Sports Club, then hang out with friends
and/or read a book.
How did you
spend your free time?
You can usually find me drinking
coffee incessantly and running all around town with friends!
Although when I'm at home, I enjoy reading and watching cult
What did you learn from
I became informed and well read
on many of the world's injustices. I also learned the steps
that individuals and groups can take to change some of the
world's wrong-doing. I had a great summer!