Shirley A. Chisholm Center for Equity Studies Scholars Internship Program

As part of its educational mission, the Shirley A. Chisholm Center for Equity Studies offers a Scholars Internship Program to give college students the opportunity to contribute to the work and research of the center. The students bring their own diverse passions, perspectives, and skills to the position while gaining valuable experience in the center's operations, community engagement programs, and evidence-based research practices. 

Meet the Interns


Adrienne Jensen

Adrienne is a SUNY Empire State College student with her sights set on working in conflict resolution and mediation. She was a professional dancer in New York City for over a decade and an operations manager of a gourmet food company. She continues her artistic and athletic endeavors, including bouldering, mountain biking, Taiko drumming, and other forms of cultural dancing, vegan cooking, etc. Adrienne has many interests, among them to continually be working to bring people together and make a community. For this reason, she is grateful to be interning at the Shirley Chisholm Center for Equity Studies.

Contact Us:

Dr. La Tasha A. Brown
Program Manager
Shirley A. Chisholm Center for Equity Studies
55 Hanson Place, 9th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(845) 563-9905 ext. 3458 | (845) 391-5009