Lou Guard '07 was recently named the first HWS student to earn an internship with the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
The internship was facilitated by John A. Ross '66, a member of the boards of trustees of the Colleges and of the German Marshall Fund. Guard will complete the internship this fall as part of the off-campus program in Washington, D.C.
Guard, a history and public policy major from Geneva, is a Chain Scholarship recipient and a Kappa Alpha brother. He has been a Hobart Dean's Scholar and is a member of the board of trustees of the Geneva Public Library.
The German Marshall Fund is a nonpartisan American public policy and grant-making institution dedicated to promoting greater cooperation and understanding between the United States and Europe. It supports individuals and institutions working on transatlantic issues and initiatives to strengthen democracies.
Founded in 1972 through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, the fund has its headquarters in Washington, D.C. and six offices in Europe.