UNCP’s student body president interns as a Marian Drane Graham Scholar

Dajer Fernandez, like many students at UNC Pembroke, is taking advantage of internship opportunities this summer.

Selected as a 2017 Marian Drane Graham Scholar, Fernandez recently wrapped up a six-week internship with UNC General Administration. Fernandez was among only six rising juniors and seniors from the UNC system’s 16 institutions.

The program provides students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain a better understanding of key issues facing public higher education.

A senior Political Science major and student body president, Fernandez was paired with Go Global NC’s Latino Initiative which focuses on improving law enforcement and Latino/Hispanic community relationships across the state.

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Originally published July 12, 2017.