GEO Intern Staff
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Experiential Programs Administrator
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Kelly coordinates global internships and research opportunities as the Experiential Programs Administrator, including both travel and virtual opportunities. She first studied abroad in college in Cape Town and completed an internship at a non-profit focused on HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness through soccer. She has taught in Washington, DC Public Schools, focused on service learning and experiential curriculum, and completed a Fulbright English teaching grant in South Africa. Following this, she coordinated exchange programs through World Learning and 4-H, including Department of State programs for South American and Caribbean students in the U.S. and for American students traveling abroad. She holds a Masters in Teaching from Trinity Washington University and a Bachelor’s in Sociology/Anthropology and American Studies: Social Justice Issues from Lafayette College. Kelly is passionate about making study abroad more accessible and connecting Mason students with global internship opportunities that support their individual goals.
Charlie Norman-Blakeney is an Undergraduate Assistant for GEO’s Global Internships. He is currently studying to receive his Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering with a concentration in Pre-health. During the summer in 2019, he completed our Berlin, Germany internship program where he interned at a startup called Workout for Happiness, working on the gamification of their iPhone app. He is very passionate about students going abroad and helping them find the right internship program.
Shantelle Aidoo is a Graduate Professional Assistant for GEO’s Global Internships. She is currently receiving her Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Development with a concentration in Student Affairs. She recently graduated from the University of Delaware, where she received a B.S in Nutrition and Dietetics. During the winter of her last year in college, she participated in a study-away program in Hawai’i, where she visited Oahu, Hilo and Maui. She also has traveled to London, France, and Ghana. She is extremely excited to help students find internships around the world.