Rogers '25 receives Tribal Services and Solutions Project Internship

NAIS major William David Rogers' 25 (Lumbee) is the latest recipient of a Tribal Services and Solutions Project internship. 

Rogers will receive support for work as a legal intern in with law firm of Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson, and Perry, a Washington DC firm specializing in federal Indian law. He will work under the direction of senior attorney Mary Pavel '88 (Skokomish) and the work will relation to legislation advocacy and policy research. The internship will be throughout winter term.

Dartmouth College launched the Tribal Services and Solutions Project (TSSP) in 2022 to provide opportunities for Dartmouth undergraduate students and recent graduates to work hand-in-hand with Native American tribal leaders and alumni to help develop community-based solutions that can be implemented within local, regional, and/or national contexts to address critical needs in three broad areas:  (1) entrepreneurship and economic development; (2) health care and public health innovation; and (3) government relations and policy.  The TSSP provides paid 1-year postbaccalaureate fellowships and 1-term internships that are service oriented and anchored in tribal communities and/or within agencies or organizations dedicated to advancing the interests of tribal nations and Native Peoples.

To support more projects like this, visit the Call to Lead campaign page.