Hi! My name is Yi-Chen Tsai and I am a junior from Kaohsiung, Taiwan majoring in Political Science. I am interning for Vital Voices Global Partnership and this opportunity has allowed me to learn a lot of new skills and become literate in new software such as Salesforce and Microsoft Excel. My daily responsibilities include drafting donor engagement letter, edit Acknowledgement of Charitable Contribution Forms, and create financial reports for daily donations utilizing Strip and Salesforce.
After college, I would like to work for the Foreign Ministry of Taiwan or any governmental departments related my interests.
I really enjoy the structure of the classes in the Maxwell in DC Program. These classes push me to read a lot of articles and engage with current events and international affairs. I enjoy the class material and the work we do in class helps me familiarize myself with what is going on in this world; all classes focus on current events, and thus has given me an unique opportunity to be current with the hottest news.
One thing I enjoy about DC is all the free events and museums I can go to. One word of advice I would give to future Maxwell in DC students is to build your Linkedin profile so you can further connect with the people you meet in DC.