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Christy Colburn

Grants and Internships Coordinator


Christy administers CES undergraduate and graduate grants and fellowships, and manages the undergraduate Summer Internships Abroad Program. Christy holds a B.A. in English and a Master\'s degree in Intercultural Relations. She studied abroad in Luxembourg as an undergraduate; worked abroad in Prague, Czech Republic teaching English and music; and worked in Geneva, Switzerland for various UN agencies such as the World Health Organization and UNAIDS. Before coming to CES, Christy advised international students at MIT. Christy\'s background also includes proposal-writing for an international development NGO, and rural public health care in Haiti and Honduras. Christy loves to travel, and lives in Somerville with her husband and two young children.