Students minoring in Poverty Studies have pursued internships at a wide range of organizations, both nationally and internationally.

Previous Summer Internships Poverty Studies Furman University

Previous Domestic Internships

CARITAS, Richmond, VA
Frazee Center, Greenville, SC
Greenville Area Interfaith Housing Network, Greenville, SC
Greenville Free Medical Clinic, Greenville, SC
Greenville Literacy Association, Greenville, SC 
Harvest Hands, Nashville, TN  
Housing Families, Boston, MA  
International Rescue Committee, Atlanta, GA office
International Rescue Committee, Office of Legislative Affairs, Washington D.C.
Jubilee Partners, Comer, GA  
Mercy Housing, Greenville, SC
Metanoia, Charleston, SC
Miracle Hill Ministries, Greenville, SC
Mission Waco, Waco TX
Pittsburgh Project, Atlanta, GA&
Safe Harbor, Greenville, SC
St. Francis Inn, Philadelphia, PA
Triune Mercy Center, Greenville, SC
United Methodist Inner City Mission, Mobile, AL
United Ministries, Greenville, SC
Urban Ministries, Hillsboro, NC

Previous International Internships 

Cultural Canvas, Ecuador 
ELI: People's Crafts Training, India
Lambano Sanctuary, South Africa
Mayaro Resource Center, Trinidad and Tobago 
Projects Abroad: HIV/AIDS hospital, Ghana
Projects Abroad, South Africa
Travel to Teach, El Salvador
World Servants, Dominican Republic

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