Introducing CAC's 2015 Summer Interns
The 2015 intern program runs from June 1st to August 7th.
Thanks to you we have plenty of work to keep our interns busy!
Rebecca Kaplan is a rising second-year law student at the University of Michigan Law School. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013. While at University of Illinois, Rebecca was Editor-in-Chief of the University of Illinois' literary magazine.
Megan Manoj is a rising Junior at Elk Grove High School. She is an active member of the Varsity Speech Team, Chamber and A Capella Choirs, and Varsity Cross Country-Track & Field. She is also active in her church and community. Megan plans to use her experience as a CAC intern to develop the skills necessary for a successful future in a legal career.
Nick Parker, originally from Dayton, Ohio, is a rising 3L student at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana. He was recently elected Editor-in-Chief of the Indiana Journal of Law & Social Equality, and works in the Career Services Office as a research assistant. His undergraduate majors were in Political Science and Sociology at Ohio State University. Nick is excited to work with the Citizen Advocacy Center to empower local citizens to make informed decisions and get involved in the political process.
Greg Tsonis, a native of the Chicago suburbs, will graduate in June from The University of Chicago Law School where he served as a Comment Editor for the University of Chicago Legal Forum. Prior to law school, Greg worked for Target, including as a manager and district manager in the Assets Protection department. He also earned his undergraduate degree in political science from The University of Chicago. Greg enjoys sports (go Hawks!), reading, and trying new restaurants. Greg will be working at CAC as a legal fellow.
Kathleen Tunink hails from Des Moines, Iowa and is a rising 2L at the University of Iowa College of Law. She previously attended Drake University and double majored in Accounting and Law, Politics & Society. Her honors thesis was on the international definition of rape through case studies from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. Her interests include bicycling, yoga and traveling.
Kelsey Weyhing is a rising 2L at Chicago-Kent College of Law where she participates in the Chicago-Kent Honors Scholars Program and the Society of Women in Law Society. Kelsey graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in English and Gender Studies. During her undergraduate career, Kelsey demonstrated her commitment to public interest by working for the Michigan Women’s Commission and volunteering with the Michigan State University Model United Nations Organization. Kelsey also enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her cat, Oscar.
Jumeka Wilson is a rising 3L at Ohio Northern University College of Law. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, JuMeka's studies have taken her to Atlanta, Georgia and Cape Town, South Africa. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and dining at new and exciting places.
Projects include but are not limited to:
Some current places CAC is working: