Our College Interns

  • Tej Naganathan

    Tej Naganathan

    Tejasvi (Tej) Naganathan is this year's Out-Of-State and International Student Outreach Intern for Sixth College, formerly the department's Lead-Out-Of-State Advisor (LOSSA). She is currently a second year continuing to explore her major options. From the humble town of Hillsborough, New Jersey, Tej came to UCSD seeking a fresh perspective on life. Last year she loved exploring San Diego, volunteering at the Women's Center, seeing plays at La Jolla Playhouse, and participating as a host in the SPACES overnight program. She made sure to attend a bunch of random, fun, and informative events on campus--there are plenty if you actively take note of them! This year she is also a Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) mentor. Tej values open-mindedness and is eager to learn more about UCSD's diverse student body. She truly hopes to make programs that students love and find beneficial, so don't ever be afraid to say hello!

  • Kristelle Dealca

    Kristelle Dealca

    Kristelle Dealca is this year's Out-Of-State and International Student Outreach Intern for Thurgood Marshall College. She is a third year majoring in Global Health. She is actively involved in the Marshall College community and was formerly a Dean's Intern and Orientation Leader. She is also a member of UCSD's Global Medical Brigades and traveled to Honduras in the summer of 2015 to provide medical aid and help build community centers. Kristelle was born and lived in the Philippines for 8 years before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada. She is looking forward to learning about the different cultures of the students on this diverse campus and helping other non-residents like herself feel at home at UCSD.

  • Mariana Pichardo

    Mariana Pichardo

    Mariana Pichardo is this year’s Out-Of-State and International Student Outreach Intern for Revelle College. She is a third year majoring in Structural Engineering witha  minor in Studio Art. Mariana is actively invovled in student organizations at UCSD, especially in the Revelle Community. She was a member of the Emerging Leaders Program and later became a team leader. Mariana is an international student from Tijuana, Mexico. She loves San Diego, but still enjoys going back home to watch the Xoloitzcuintles' soccer games. She is looking forward to sharing her culture and experiences while helping out-of-state and international students become a part of the UCSD community. Feel free to contact Mariana if you have any event ideas or if you want to talk about "futbol."
  • Mohammad (Moe) Fouad Alijishi

    Mohammad (Moe) Fouad Alijishi

    Mohammad (Moe) Fouad Aljishi is this year's Out-Of-State and International Student Outreach Intern for John Muir College. He is a third year majoring in Nano Engineering with a focus on Bioengineering. He has a passion for robotics and has participated in several First Lego League and Robo-Cup competitions. He acted as a delegate in multiple Model United Nations and Global Issues conferences all around the world from China to the Middle East. He has also divided his time for the Biomedical Engineering Society and the Nano Engineering & Technology Society at UCSD. When his schedule permits him he tries to volunteer at events hosted by Thurgood Marshall College. Mohammad is an international student born in Saudi Arabia and called it home for a major portion of his life. He looks forward to helping each student call San Diego & UCSD home.
  • Yang Liu

    Yang Liu

    Yang Liu is this year's Out-of-State and International Student Outreach Intern for Warren College. She is a third year student majoring in Psychology. She has a great passion for international education and is actively involved in International Center by serving as an International Student Orientation Assistant and a mentor for Triton International Leaders Program (TILs). She is also this year’s Warren College Orientation Leader. She was born and raised in Zhejiang, China. Having gone through the experience herself of adapting to college life in the US, she hopes to aid the incoming students to have a smooth transition into UCSD.
  • Elaine Lu

    Elaine Lu

    Elaine Lu is so excited to be the Out-of-State and International Intern for Eleanor Roosevelt College for the 2015-2016 school year! She currently a third year double majoring Political Science and French Literature. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia but spend a great deal of her childhood in Shanghai, China. She is trilingual in English, french, and Mandarin Chinese and loves learning about new cultures. This summer, Elaine had the wonderful opportunity to participate in a Global Seminar in Cape Town, South Africa and she hopes to participate in another study abroad next summer. On campus, She served as an ERC Orientation Leader and is actively involved in Greek Life! She loves getting to know new people, so don't be a stranger! Elaine looks forward to helping you make San Diego your home away from home.

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