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A Perspective of Seattle from a Seattle Works’ Intern July 12, 2012

Filed under: Our Team — seattleworks @ 7:41 pm

Hey Everyone,

It’s Elyn, one of Seattle Works DukeEngage summer interns. This is my fourth week in Seattle and I cannot get enough of this great city or Seattle Works!

As part of the DukeEngage Seattle program, each student posts a weekly blog post about their experience in Seattle and the community partner they’ve been assigned to for the summer. In case you are interested in my perspective of Seattle and Seattle Works as a North Carolinian, here’s my blog post from last week:

“Hi from the Seattle Central Library aka one of the coolest architectural structures I have ever seen! My favorite part about this library are the multitude of diamond shaped windows that, on a rare sunny Seattle afternoon like today, let in rays of sunshine. As far as I’m concerned, the library is a must-see for anyone visiting Seattle.

Seattle Central Library

The view from where I was working on the 10th floor

 Last week was DukeEngage’s second week in Seattle and it was just as busy as the first. As a group, we experienced a traditional Moroccan meal – floor seating and no utensils…a unique experience! We also visited the Seattle Foundation which is one of the largest community foundations in the United States. The Seattle Foundation serves as a reputable and respected counsel for philanthropic giving in Seattle and the surrounding areas…” (Click here to read more).


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