(We are recognizing FLOC’s interns this summer by publishing blog posts about their experiences. Eva Hoffman is the Lead Site Coordinator for the Math Program this summer.)
Q: Where are you from?
A: Bayside, New York
Q: Where do you go to school?
A: I’m a rising junior at The George Washington University. I study political science with a concentration in public policy.
Q: How did you first become involved in FLOC?
A: I was a tutor in the spring of 2010 and then an intern in September of 2010. This past summer I became an AmeriCorps Summer VISTA.
Q: What is your job description at FLOC?
A: I’m the lead site coordinator for the summer math academy. I help coordinate student-tutor pairs and facilitate the curriculum with the students.
Q: What’s a challenge you’ve overcome this summer?
A: Learning to work with different styles of communication. I’m a direct person, so I try to be efficient but not lengthy.
Q: What are your plans after college?
A: Something in the nonprofit field, education policy or advocacy. I want to make a difference in the community person-to-person.
Q: What was something fun you did in DC this summer?
A: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival.