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Internships and externships have been awarded to students from law schools and universities in United States as well as the UK and Grenada.  GP3’s public-interest program focuses on public private initiatives and offers research opportunities and practical experiences intended to raise student awareness of trends in global development cooperation.  This page features recent program participants. 


“When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others.”         ~ Andrew Boyd 





Casey Weber
Research Associate

Casey is a first-year law student interested in international law and public policy. Fluent in Russian, Casey hopes to use his bilingual skills to help both the people of Russian speaking countries and the world at large by lessening the language barriers and bridging the cultural gaps through  better communications.

Casey is a 2019 graduate of University of California at Irvine with a degree in Criminology/Law and a Minor in Biological Sciences. His undergraduate experience gave him a profound passion for research and science including the drive to discover the unknown and provide new answers to widespread issues.

He is an avid hockey fan and passionate music lover who enjoys nothing more than sharing quality time at an event with friends. Casey is research and service centered, He has the core need to champion those facing complex issues, and is always eager for the next step in the pursuit of learning.

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Gina Paola Sarmiento
Research Associate

Gina Paola, is from Honduras, and is a graduate of the Lycée Français school system. She is fluent in English, French and Spanish. Graduating Cum Laude from the National Autonomous University of Honduras with a Bachelor of Laws, she  has proven her ability to succeed at her role of student and brand ambassador, for multiple years.


Gina has been a national table tennis team member for 12 years and proudly representing her university for 4 of those. She has competed nationally and internationally in the Central American and Caribbean Games, Central American - Youth World Cups, Latin Americans - Central American university games,  Central American and Caribbean University Games, and has achieved 68 medals. Gina is also a certified (ITTF) International Table Tennis Federation referee. She has been awarded the best athlete in Honduras 2014 and 2015 by the Honduran Olympic Committee, in 2020 by HonduSports and in 2021 by Marca País.


When she isn't studying law or playing sports, Gina's passions include public speaking, traveling, new cultures, volunteering and speaking out in her current role as Ambassador for women and girls rights at the United Nations Office in Honduras. 


Kyler Goto
Research Associate

Kyler is a second-year law student at Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law. He intends to declare an emphasis in international law. He hopes to one day put his JD to use working at the State Department or for the United Nations. 

Kyler is a 2020 graduate from California State University, Fullerton, with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Human Communication Studies. During his undergraduate studies, he focused on international law and politics as well as interorganizational communication dynamics. 

In his spare time, Kyler can be found with friends, family, and his golden retriever, Benson. He also enjoys watching movies, exploring new types of cuisine and has recently been trying to get a ‘green thumb’ in gardening. 

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