CVLC is excited to welcome our Fall 2021 interns!
Brett Jennings is a rising senior Political Science major at Yale University with a Certificate in Programming. At Yale, Brett has been involved with the Yale Scientific Magazine as both a section editor and writer, Code Haven as a mentor teaching computer science to New Haven students, and legislative advocacy through the Yale College Democrats. She has volunteered for CVLC for the past two school years as a part of the Yale Undergraduate Legal Aid Association and is excited to continue working with CVLC to support veterans over the summer. After graduating, she plans to attend law school and to continue dedicating her free time to legal advocacy. Outside of school and the CVLC, you can find Brett playing with her new kitten, going to spin classes, or trying her hand at learning a new language.
Rachel is from Ridgefield, Connecticut and is a rising junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studying History, Political Science, and Classical Humanities with a focus on political and military relations.
She is both excited and honored to learn more about legal issues concerning veterans, particularly VA benefits cases. After college, she hopes to attend law school and work in civil rights.
Neil Noronha is an MBA student at the Yale School of Management (SOM) and a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Prior to Yale SOM, he spent nearly all of his civilian career within Federal service, including time at the Pentagon, White House National Security Council Staff, and on Capitol Hill. He also worked in the think tank community for both Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and Carnegie India. He graduated from Georgetown University, Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service in 2014 and a Master of Arts in Security Studies in 2016. He is interested in the intersection of law, business, and national security. After SOM, Neil will begin a career as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group in Washington D.C.
My name is Chase Williams. I’m currently pursuing B.A. in College of Social Studies (Interdisciplinary major), and a B.S. in Computer Science at Wesleyan University. Besides volunteering at CVLC, I have two part-time jobs as an IT support technician and also as a Korean language tutor on campus. I’m also a member of the Wesleyan Argus (student-run newspaper), Veterans Organization, and a Chess Club on campus. I’m currently serving in the US Air Force Reserve and also am an Army veteran of South Korea.