"I enjoyed my Shepherd experience in D.C.
so much that I have been inspired to return
ever since my internship. I am still close to
some of my fellow D.C. interns, and my
coworkers at Housing Works have genuinely
become like family.”
Class of 2012
BA in Sociology and Anthropology
"The Shepherd Program was an integral part of my education and campus involvement. I was regularly involved with the Campus Kitchen, and I consider my summer internship a major turning point in my academic career; an experience which continues to positively impact me post-graduation."
Religion and Politics Double Major
Washington and Lee University 2012
“The Shepherd Program does an excellent job of coupling the theoretical with the practical, helping students see that we need both in order to truly eradicate poverty.”
Washington & Lee University Class of 2013
"My course work provided theory and information. My internship gave me a context for the future."