Providence Mayor Angel Taveras congratulated a group of interns, including several Brown undergraduates, for their work this summer improving the quality of life for city residents, at an event on August 14 at City Hall. The City hosted the Brown students through the Impact Providence program, a joint project of the Swearer Center and CareerLAB that provides a $3,000 stipend for undergraduate students to pursue eight to 10 week internships with organizations based in the greater Providence area. "Our Impact Providence program is designed not only to provide our undergraduate students with unique service-learning opportunities in the community but also to provide real value to important local organizations and the causes they serve," said Marisa Quinn, vice president of public affairs and university relations, in a press release from the Mayor's office. The interns worked on projects across city departments and organizations, including the Department of Planning and Development, the Healthy Communities Office, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, and the Office of Sustainability.

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