Marchand Internship – Application for Summer 2015 Session Due Feb 15

The Paul Marchand Internship Fund will provide $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns interested in pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information. For 38 years, Paul Marchand was a dedicated disability policy advocate and recognized leader working on behalf of people I/DD and the larger disability community. Upon his retirement in 2011, The Arc, with substantial contributions from United Cerebral Palsy, other organizations, and individuals with whom Paul worked during his decades in Washington, established an internship to honor Paul and to continue to cultivate disability policy advocates.

Marchand Internship – Application for Summer 2015 Session Due February 15

The Paul Marchand Internship Fund will provide $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns interested in pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information. For 38 years, Paul Marchand was a dedicated disability policy advocate and recognized leader working on behalf of people I/DD and the larger disability community. Upon his retirement in 2011, The Arc, with substantial contributions from United Cerebral Palsy, other organizations, and individuals with whom Paul worked during his decades in Washington, established an internship to honor Paul and to continue to cultivate disability policy advocates.

Marchand Internship – Application for Summer 2015 Session Due on February 15

The Paul Marchand Internship Fund will provide $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns interested in pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information. For 38 years, Paul Marchand was a dedicated disability policy advocate and recognized leader working on behalf of people I/DD and the larger disability community. Upon his retirement in 2011, The Arc, with substantial contributions from United Cerebral Palsy, other organizations, and individuals with whom Paul worked during his decades in Washington, established an internship to honor Paul and to continue to cultivate disability policy advocates.

6th Intern Selected for Paul Marchand Internship for Spring 2015 Session; The Arc is Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2015 Session

Taylor Woodard has been selected as the sixth recipient of the Paul Marchand internship. Ms. Woodward received both a Master of Public Affairs degree and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Texas at Austin this year. She has substantial volunteer, internship, and international travel experience and worked as an analyst for JP Morgan Chase in New York City.   The Paul Marchand Internship Fund provides $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns interested in pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information.

Marchand Internship – Application for Spring 2015 Session due October 1, 2014

The Paul Marchand Internship Fund will provide $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns interested in pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people withintellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information. For 38 years, Paul Marchand was a dedicated disability policy advocate and recognized leader working on behalf of people I/DD and the larger disability community. Upon his retirement in 2011, The Arc, with substantial contributions from United Cerebral Palsy, other organizations, and individuals with whom Paul worked during his decades in Washington, established an internship to honor Paul and to continue to cultivate disability policy advocates.

Marchand internship – Application for Spring 2015 session due Oct 1, 2014

The Paul Marchand Internship Fund will provide $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns interested in pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people withintellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information. For 38 years, Paul Marchand was a dedicated disability policy advocate and recognized leader working on behalf of people I/DD and the larger disability community. Upon his retirement in 2011, The Arc, with substantial contributions from United Cerebral Palsy, other organizations, and individuals with whom Paul worked during his decades in Washington, established an internship to honor Paul and to continue to cultivate disability policy advocates.

Fifth Paul Marchand Intern in Disability Public Policy Selected

Ms. Valerie Williams will be interning in The Arc’s public policy office beginning in September, 2014.  Ms. Williams is an experienced professional in the fields of financial and program management.  She has worked for several contracting firms for the Department of Defense.  In her most recent professional position, she provided senior level support to the Undersea Defensive Warfare Systems Business Financial Manager including preparing written draft justification responses, Congressional Staff briefs, reconciling program funding, and ensuring legal compliance.  She is an active member of the Prince Georges ARC, serving on the Government Affairs committee, and as a board member for both the Prince Georges ARC and The Arc of Maryland.  Other volunteer experience includes work with Junior Achievement, Girl Scouts of America, Children’s National Medical Center, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, mentoring and tutoring programs with independent agencies and churches, the Stroke Association, and AIDS related organizations.  She holds a B.A. in Political Economy of Industrial Societies, International Affairs from the University of California at Berkeley. Valerie is also the parent of a young son with Down syndrome.  See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information about the Paul Marchand internship program.

Deadline for Marchand Fall 2014 Internship is June 15

The Paul Marchand Internship Fund will provide $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people with I/DD. See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information. For 38 years, Paul Marchand was a dedicated disability policy advocate and recognized leader working on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and the entire disability community. Upon his retirement in 2011, The Arc, with substantial contributions from United Cerebral Palsy, other organizations, and individuals with whom Paul worked during his decades in Washington, established an internship to honor Paul and to continue to cultivate disability policy advocates.

Deadline for Marchand Fall 2014 Internship is June 15

The Paul Marchand Internship Fund will provide $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people with I/DD. See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information. For 38 years, Paul Marchand was a dedicated disability policy advocate and recognized leader working on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and the entire disability community. Upon his retirement in 2011, The Arc, with substantial contributions from United Cerebral Palsy, other organizations, and individuals with whom Paul worked during his decades in Washington, established an internship to honor Paul and to continue to cultivate disability policy advocates.

Deadline for Paul Marchand Fall 2014 Internship is June 15

The Paul Marchand Internship Fund will provide $3,000 per semester or summer session to assist interns pursuing careers in public policy advocacy for people with I/DD. See Application information and Internship FAQs for more information. For 38 years, Paul Marchand was a dedicated disability policy advocate and recognized leader working on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and the entire disability community. Upon his retirement in 2011, The Arc, with substantial contributions from United Cerebral Palsy, other organizations, and individuals with whom Paul worked during his decades in Washington, established an internship to honor Paul and to continue to cultivate disability policy advocates.