Youth Internship Program at UWCNM
We are excited to welcome twelve talented individuals as United Way interns in our Fall 2022 Youth Internship Program! These interns reside in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties and attend various high schools and colleges. This ten-week paid internship will provide each intern with training and experience in their career field of choice be it Data Collection & Analysis, Marketing, Outreach, Finance & Fundraising, or Event Planning & Implementation. In addition to their career focus, they have selected a Rising Together initiative to support with the options being Early Childhood Education, K-12 Attendance & Engagement, College & Career Readiness, or Community Resources.
Meet the Interns
Galilea Anguiano – Event Planning & Implementation, Community Resources
My name is Galilea Anguiano, I am a dual credit student at College and Career High School. I am a pre-law major and what to be a contract attorney. I am very excited to get to know everyone and work with them for the next 10 weeks!
Pauline Mae Sanchez – Event Planning & Implementation, Early Childhood Education
Hi, I am Pauline Mae Sanchez. I love reading, sleeping, and playing guitar. I also love helping people. I am so excited to meet new people and I hope this internship can teach me very many skills that I can use in the future.
Mariel León-Lazcano – Outreach & Marketing, Early Childhood Education
Hello, my name is Mariel León-Lazcano! I am very excited and looking forward to work with everyone. Something to know about me is that I enjoy music, so if you have any music recommendations please let me know!
Ava Weinberg – Data Collection & Analysis, Early Childhood Education
My name is Ava Weinberg and I am currently a junior at La Cueva High School. I am excited and grateful to be a part of this internship program. I can’t wait to work with everyone in order to give back and better the community.
Laynie Lopez – Data Collection & Analysis, College & Career Readiness
Hailey Martinez – Marketing & Outreach, Community Resources
This is my image that I feel represents me. Three things I want people to know about me is I am 17 years old, I am a senior at Cibola High School, and I am Native American specifically Navajo.
Shelby Jones – Marketing & Outreach, Early Childhood Education
My name is Shelby and I am a Sophomore at La Cueva High School. I love training dogs, reading, and going for walks. I am really excited for this internship!
Abdul Rahman Hussaini – Finance & Fundraising, College & Career Readiness
My name is Abdul Rahman Hussaini. I’m from Afghanistan, I love listening to music, and I do wrestling.
Taylor Hall – Fundraising & Finance, Early Childhood Education
My name is Taylor Hall. I am a huge people person and I stay on the positive side. I am hard-working but try to stay fun and energetic to people around me.
Henry Furlow – Data Collection & Analysis, K-12 Attendance & Engagement
I am a Junior at Explore Academy with a current focus on Data Analysis, specifically Data Visualization. I currently know how to use Tableau, Excel, and the very basics of Python. I plan to learn about genetic engineering in college while keeping data analysis as a secondary focus.
Gloria Harris – Event Planning & Implementation, Early Childhood Education
I am Gloria Harris. A hardworking, funny, cheerful girl. Who adores cats and is obsessed with all things food especially desserts. I love all music and am not really picky with it.
Morgan Johnston – Data Collection & Analysis, Community Resources
Hello, I’m Morgan Johnston, I’m 15 and in my sophomore year of high school. I attend Valencia High School in Valencia county. I adore math and strive to learn as much as possible. I love making connections with all kinds of people from different places, as I always learn something new.