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Brittany Smith

Brittany Smith, Senior Criminal Justice major and third-year student in the CWS Program

Q: What interested you in the Community Work Study program?

I love to volunteer, and even though I am getting paid through the work study, I feel like I’m helping an organization get through their work day without having the burden to spend extra money to pay for someone to help. I love working in the community I live in. Since I have been living in the community for about four years, I feel like I need to go beyond UNH's campus.

Q: What is the best part of the program? 

Just getting to see all the different aspects of MADD is the best part; it’s been a great experience thus far. 

Q: What do you do?

A little bit of everything; I assist in helping run programs like the MADD Alternative Program or Red Ribbon Week, organize walks, assist in victim impact panels, help prepare victim impact statements, and court monitoring. I also aid with organizing programs through data sheets and inputting of applications so that they are easily accessible to MADD workers.

Q: What is the most rewarding experience you’ve had so far? 

 Helping take the load off of some of the girls in the office- I organize their programs, applications, attendee spreadsheet, etc. It feels good to know that it's one less thing they have to do and I took some weight off their shoulders.