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Felipe Garcia

Felipe Garcia

STUDENT: Felipe García
CAMPUS: University of California, Riverside
INTERNSHIP: Mexican Consulate
INTERNSHIP HIGHLIGHT: "Addressing local issues regarding Mexican American immigrants is my favorite part of my internship. More specifically, I am provided with the opportunity to learn and assist fellow immigrants with issues involving DACA, college preparation, and other legal matters that affect the immigrant community in the Sacramento area. At the same time, I have met diplomats and received guidance on how to work with local officials to secure the well-being of Mexican Americans. Consulate diplomats have also helped me establish connections which will help me boost my diplomatic career."
FUN FACT: "I am an avid programmer with aspirations of living in a Sci-Fi world."
CAREER GOALS: "After college, I will study international law and plan to begin a career at an international NGO. I will do this with the intention of advocating for human rights in areas of conflict."

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