MEET THE INTERNS

This program is designed for university students who are seeking opportunities benefiting their long-term professional development. We are excited to contribute to students’ educational journey and grant them the experience needed to become a better professional in the workforce. Interns are given the development tools, knowledge, and business skills necessary for their field. We value interns who advocate and have a passion for mental health awareness.

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Hola, I am Andrea and currently, I am studying Psychology at California State University Channel Islands. I am passionate about Psychology and humans in all kinds of ways! My goal is to complete my undergraduate degree and aspire to earn a higher education. 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun fact: I am a twin!

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2018 Cohort

MEET ANDREA

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Hola, I am Ellen and my education includes studying Child Development and minoring in Psychology at Mount Saint Mary's University. I am passionate about children and making a difference in the community. My goal with mental health is to help decrease the stigma that surrounds the LatinX community. My mission as a lifelong learner is to educate myself so I can educate others.

 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun fact: My favorite book is The Giving Tree.

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2018 Cohort

MEET ELLEN

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Hi! My name is Oscar. I am currently attending Glendale Community College with a major in media. I plan to pursue a career in the advertising business with Marvel Studios. I am passionate about learning more about this field so one day I can advertise movies and games. My goal is to transfer to the University of Southern California and be the first in my family to graduate from University. 

 

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Fun Fact: My eyes are different colors!

 

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2018 Cohort

MEET OSCAR

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Hola, my name is Daniela! I major in Family Studies and Chicano/a Studies and will receive my Bachelor of Arts at California State University, Northridge in 2020. I am passionate about giving back to my community, because I want to help break the on-going cycles and stigmas that affect the Latinx community. Above all, my goal is to mentor at-risk youth whether it is with mental health or helping them aim for higher education.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Fun fact: I love to paint and draw.

 

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2018 Cohort

MEET DANIELA

¿Qué tal? My name is Andreina and my specialty consists of fashion marketing and management. I have a passion for fashion, in addition to being a business enthusiast. My mission is to assist businesses and individuals to market themselves and grow to reach their fullest potential.

 

 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Fun fact: I love greek mythology!

 

 

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2018 Cohort

MEET ANDREINA

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Hello, my name is Marko. I am a candidate for a Bachelors of Art in Sociology at California State University, Northridge. I have a particular interest in networking, client interaction, and creative communication. My aim is to positively impact others and offer a different perspective on daily life challenges. The ultimate challenge is to end up of Forbes 30 under 30. 

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Fun fact: I have owned six different pitbulls, all of which were gray.

 

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2018 Cohort

MEET MARKO

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Salam! I am Marjan and I am majoring in Psychology. My goal is to pursue higher education and become a Clinical Psychologist. In particular, I want to help others so they can reach their full potential and live a fulfilling life.  

 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun fact: I am a total foodie!

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2018 Cohort

MEET MARJAN

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Hola, my name is Sandra! I am majoring in Psychology and Religious Studies and will receive my Bachelor of Arts at California State University, Northridge Fall 2019. I am passionate about psychology and therapy, because I want to help others be happy and live their best lives. Above all, my goal is to receive higher education in psychology so that I can provide mental health service to others in need, in addition to becoming a professor in order to conduct my own research with the goal of creating new treatment for patients in dire need of mental help. 

2018 Cohort

MEET SANDRA

Hola, my name is Christian! I received my Bachelor of Arts at California State University, Northridge in Business Management with a minor in Finance. I am passionate about business, law, and politics, because I want to help the Latinx community prosper with education. Above all, my goal is to be a successful entrepreneur and give back to the community.

 

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Fun fact: I hate cats. They’re creepy.

 

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2018 Cohort

MEET CHRISTIAN

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Hola, my name is Jessica! I am currently in the last semester of my undergraduate career at California State University, Northridge, as a Psychology major. I am passionate about helping people and enjoy advocating for mental health. I hope to eventually serve my community by becoming a therapist and provide tools to assist with enriching their quality of life. 

 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Fun Fact: I love watching psychological thrillers!

 

 

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2018 Cohort

MEET JESSICA

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Hola, my name is Monica. I received my Bachelor's in Chicana(o) Studies and Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. I am a Spiritual Coach and provide various other offerings specifically for Black, Indigenous, Queer, Trans People of Color, and/or Womxn of Color. 'Femme Goddess' centers radical healing and revolutionary love as liberation. 

 

Fun fact: I have a creative spirit and love using art as a tool for empowerment.

Pronouns: Ella/She/Her/Hers

 

www.femmegoddess.co

 

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2019 Cohort

MEET MONICA

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Hola! My name is Yanira. I graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations. I am currently pursuing a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. My goal is to specialize in chronic illness, depression, and anxiety. I also hope to be a published writer in the future. 

 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun fact: I love dogs!

 

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2019 Cohort

MEET YANIRA

Hola! My name is Maggie. I am currently a student at the University of California, Los Angeles double majoring in Chicanx Studies and Gender Studies. I am passionate about empowering my community and providing resources to folks that have been historically underrepresented. I hope to be someone that others can look up to regardless of background. I also hope to one day pursue a career in counseling while also keeping an open mind!

 

Pronouns: Ella/She/Her/Hers

 

Fun fact: I love sopa de fideo!

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2019 Cohort

MEET MAGGIE

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Parev! My name is Carin and I am a senior at Mount Saint Mary’s University studying Clinical and Counseling Psychology. My goal is to earn a Psy. D to become a therapist and professor! I am passionate about mental health and breaking the taboo revolving around psychology in the Armenian culture. 

 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun Fact: I am bilingual in Armenian and English!

 

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2019 Cohort

MEET CARIN

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Hola, my name is Samantha! I am currently working on my Bachelor's degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge. I am passionate about people and learning how they function efficiently in their uniqueness. My goal is to enter the Human Resources field and work with employers that truly care for their employees. Ultimately, I hope to open a coffee shop of my own one day alongside good friends of mine who paint, write, bake, and cook.

 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Fun Fact: I have never cut a cake until recently and it was a disaster!

 

 

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2019 Cohort

MEET SAMANTHA

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Hola! My name is Karen and I am a recent graduate of California State University Northridge with a degree in Psychology and a minor in child and adolescent development. I am passionate about helping others around me due to experiencing limited resources in my youth. My goal is to complete a masters program which will allow me to decrease the large stigma within therapy in the Latinx community. 

Fun Fact: I was a tomboy growing up!

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

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2019 Cohort

MEET KAREN

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Hola, my name is Sonia Pulido! I am a graduate of California State University, Northridge and earned my Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. I am passionate about advocating for mental health awareness in the Latinx community because I want to help my community transgress their fear towards therapy. My goal is to obtain a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy in order to add to the prospering atmosphere of my community. 

 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

 

Fun Fact: I played softball for 9 years!

 

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MEET SONIA

Hi! My name is Khrystalie and I am a first-generation Vietnamese American student in my last quarter at University of California Riverside, studying Media and Cultural Studies. I am passionate about social media marketing and have had extensive experience surrounding marketing, graphic design, and human relations, as well as, customer service and promoting children's welfare. My career interests lie at the intersection of creativity and education. I hope to eventually be able to creatively promote student wellness and educational equity working for a non-profit organization that helps lift and empower my community. Ensuring that I keep myself mentally healthy is an important aspect in what has helped me accomplish special feats in my life. I truly believe that we all have some mental decluttering to do and taking the step to do so is so beneficial to achieving the life we want to live. 

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MEET KRYSTALIE 

Xin Chao, I am Tiffany. I am a Psychology major and a Communication Minor at

the University of California, Davis. I am passionate about social networking,

consulting others, and mental health. Working in a psychology field is important

for me because I have the opportunity to self-reflect and destigmatize mental

health-related issues. This raises awareness to mental health and makes me feel

more empowered. In the future, I hope to share my international learning and

working experiences and establish my career identity in the mental health and

media fields.

Fun fact: I am bilingual!

Social Media, 2020 Cohort

MEET TIFFANY

Tashi Delek, my name is Dolma! I

am currently working on getting

my Bachelor’s at Colorado

College, as a Psychology major.

My goal is to pursue higher

education and become a Clinical

Psychologist. I am passionate

about trying to help underserved

communities receive mental health

services and breaking the taboo

around psychology/therapy in

Tibetan culture.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun fact: I have zero coordination

(but I’m working on it).

 

 

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2020 Cohort

MEET DOLMA

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