Introducing our Student Intern for 2012-2013
Jessica is the daughter of a Presbyterian minister and a licensed electrician. she grew up with her parents and younger brother in Kansas City, Houston, and Philadelphia. Her brother, Ben, is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh, and her parents now live in Chicago. Jessica herself has lived in St. Paul (MN), London (England), Maastricht (The Netherlands) and New York City (NY).
Jessica is a graduate of Macalester College in St. Paul, MN where she majored in International Studies and Political Science. She has worked as the Educational Program Coordinator for the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, later serving as Associate for International Affairs and Education. She enjoyed working closely with the ecumenical community in UN advocacy efforts and serving as a representative for the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the World Communion of Reformed Churches.
Jessica is in her third and final year at Princeton Theological Seminary as she prepares for a dual call to ministry in the PC(USA) and to academic life in the field of religion, ethics, and politics or peace studies.
Jessica is an avid reader, writer, and is always looking for new recipe ideas to try out in the kitchen. She has been a regular visitor at Six Mile Run over the past two years and she looks forward to learning and leadership in a vibrant multiethnic faith community.