Guttman Student Selected as Caucus CUNY Scholar

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January 10, 2019 | Academics, Awards, Experiential Learning, Human Services, Scholarships, Student Feature

Farah Reynoso
Farah Reynoso

Guttman student Farah Reynoso, Human Services major, was selected to join the Caucus CUNY Scholars Program through the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs. As a New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Scholar, she will receive an award of $2,000 and represent Guttman at the 48th Annual Legislative Conference, which convenes February 15-17, 2019 in Albany, New York. Farah will be assigned as an intern to a district office based on her residence, policy interests, and skill sets. Once assigned, she will perform substantive tasks such as constituent case management and legislative research and assistance.

About the Caucus CUNY Scholars Program:

The Caucus CUNY Scholars Program is a local internship program for students who are interested in the service of the New York State Legislature. The Program allows students to learn about the work performed by the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus, as well as the services provided by the New York State Legislature to communities of need in the City of New York.

The Caucus CUNY Scholars Program is open to any student who has completed 30 credits. In some cases, outstanding upper freshmen may be considered. Any major may apply, but students who wish to be considered should demonstrate an interest in, and understanding of, state government and politics. Applicants must carry a 3.0 GPA and must submit at least one confidential faculty recommendation form along with their written applications and official transcripts. CUNY will award $2,000 to each student and will cover the costs for Albany visits (as mentioned above) and other related events. For more information regarding this program and other the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program opportunities, contact Tiffany M. Bailey-Gilles, Guttman ETR Campus Coordinator at Tiffany.Bailey@guttman.cuny.edu