Cheikh is a senior at Connecticut College studying Government and Global Islamic Studies with a minor in Arabic. His passion for politics, governmental structures and a desire to make positive change not only led him to his major, but he was able to land some impressive and exciting internships!
“My experience with UNRWA is unprecedented compared to anything I have done for my post grad plans, I experienced working in a professional work setting, as well as learning more about UN’s role in international politics. My internship experience motivated me to write an honors thesis exploring funding cuts to UN agencies by member states (Thesis currently in works)” – Cheikh Gaye, Connecticut College ‘19
Read his interview below!