Why become a Poverty Studies minor? Ask any Poverty Studies minor that question, and they will probably mention dynamic professors, thought-provoking classes, and the internship opportunities of a lifetime. But at the heart of why we do what we do are the people we meet in our internship contexts.

Read these stories from previous PVS minors' internships to learn about building relationships that change us for a lifetime.

Lee Gilmer

Lee Gilmer Internship Stories Poverty Studies Furman University

Lee served at a children's summer program.  Read Lee's story.

Sophie Mire

Sophie Mire served at the Atlanta office of International Rescue Committee. Read Sophie's story.

Emily Wirzba 

Emily Wirzba Internship Stories Poverty Studies Furman University

Emily Wirzba served at Urban Ministries in Durham, North Carolina.  Read Emily's story.

Susannah Morris

Susannah Morris Internship Stories Poverty Studies Furman University

Susannah Morris served at Jubilee Partners in Comer, Georgia.  Read Susannah's story.

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