Student Interns

Meet the friendly faces who work behind the reception desk and are here to assist you during the week!

Kayleigh Arcos

Kayleigh Arcos

Kayleigh is a senior studying Management and Marketing in the MSB. Hailing from the bright and sunny Alamo City, San Antonio, Texas, she grew up surrounded by music, colors, and fiestas! She is a strong advocate for San Antonio breakfast tacos (con salsa verde) and sweet iced tea. Her on campus activities include marketing for GAMBLE, Blue and Gray Tour Guide Society, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, and a senior leader for ESCAPE Freshman Retreat (which everyone should definitely sign up for). She loves art, baking, and traveling; she studied abroad in Scotland  and became a sassy lass. As a CMEA Intern, she is excited to connect with fellow community scholars, and provide support and guidance to all Hoyas. She’s super bubbly and funny, and can’t wait to meet y’all!

Chelsea Hernandez

Chelsea Hernandez

This year, Chelsea is a Sophomore in the School of Foreign Service studying Culture and Politics. Quite a ways from her home in Illinois, Chelsea tries her best to foster welcoming communities on campus. This year Chelsea is serving as a LEAD co-chair, YLEAD mentor, and a member of MEChA. When she is not drinking too much coffee or doodling in her Econ notebook, she can be found out on a run or asking strangers if she can pet their dogs.  As an intern she hopes to continue her loving relationship with CMEA , be a welcoming face for flustered students, and spread her passion for intercultural dialogue and solidarity.

 

Onrei Josh Ladao

Onrei Ladao

Onrei is a freshman currently undeclared in the College. He is from the city of San Diego, California, which he claims is home to the best Mexican food. His hobbies include art, venturing throughout D.C., and finding different restaurants to eat at. While at Georgetown, he has been involved in PEP (Preparing to Excel Program) and is currently a member of ELP (Emerging Leaders Program). He also works as an RHO Assistant for the East Campus. As an incoming freshman himself, he wants to ensure that his peers are able to find and utilize resources such as CMEA for both academic and personal support. He wants students of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic background, to find their own unique way to thrive on the Georgetown campus.

SAYAKO QUINLAN

Sayako CMEA Intern

Sayako Quinlan is a junior studying Science, Technology, and International Affairs at Georgetown's School of Foreign Service.  She is a proud product of the Bay Area where she calls Sunnyvale, California home.  She is a former YLEADer and LEAD co-chair and love, love, loves the CMEA!  She is very passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion at Georgetown University and is currently the Georgetown University Student Association's Policy Chair for Racial and Cultural Inclusion.  In her free time. she loves going to art exhibits, talking about cybersecurity, and learning foreign languages.  As a CMEA intern, she is excited to welcome any and all people to her favorite place on campus!

 

SALVADOR VELARDE

Salvador CMEA Intern

Salvador is a sophomore in the college studying computer science. He was born and raised on Chicago's Northwest side and holds a great amount of love for his city. On his free time, he enjoys photography, going on adventures, and exploring whatever city he may be in. On campus, you can find him getting involved with anything technology related and attending events for free food. As a CMEA intern, he is passionate about being involved with a department that provides opportunities for students of color and values diversity as a whole.