Where were you born?
Arlington, VA. My family is Peruvian.
What school did you attend?
College of William and Mary.
What gained you interest in the NIH?
I wanted to gain experience working for the government in the public health sector. I loved science since I was a child, and saw this internship as an opportunity to not only gain office experience, but also to interact with individuals dedicated to public health.
What kind of work do you do at the NIH?
I am a communications and management intern. I coordinate programs and events, and assist in administrative work.