Lincoln Meets DC Meets Washington

By Junior Associate: Lincoln Boyd

During my first few hours as a UELIP I was given several menial tasks. I was told to create organizational tables of the programs offered by local high schools, find captivating images and videos of government related work, and take a sample test to see if it was fitting for middle schoolers. After completing those tasks I did not do anything else for the rest of the day besides ask my supervisors if there was anything else I could do and wander around the office. I was looking for an exciting, fast-paced internship in education administration and felt like I had made a major mistake. I had recently read “Radical” by Michelle Rhee and wanted to see what all the contention was about at DCPS, but found nothing.

On day two my fortune had taken a turn for the best. Continue reading “Lincoln Meets DC Meets Washington”