Unlike typical campaign interns, Blue Lab Associates are given the opportunity to do real, meaningful work directly with the candidates we support. Our associates and alumni come from 37 different schools across the country and bring a wide set of skills to the table.

Blue Lab Fall 2017 Associates

Alexandra Benjamin Alexandra Benjamin is a junior at Tufts University. She is majoring in International Relations with a concentration in International Security, as well as minoring in Film & Media Studies. On campus, Alexandra is a News Editor for the Tufts Observer, Marketing Director for Tufts Student Resources, and Membership Director for the Tufts Democrats. She is passionate about political issues at home and abroad, loves traveling and exploring new places, and hopes to someday attend law school and work in foreign policy or political communications. She is currently looking forward to studying abroad in Madrid this Spring.

Alexandra Benjamin

Alexandra Benjamin is a junior at Tufts University. She is majoring in International Relations with a concentration in International Security, as well as minoring in Film & Media Studies. On campus, Alexandra is a News Editor for the Tufts Observer, Marketing Director for Tufts Student Resources, and Membership Director for the Tufts Democrats. She is passionate about political issues at home and abroad, loves traveling and exploring new places, and hopes to someday attend law school and work in foreign policy or political communications. She is currently looking forward to studying abroad in Madrid this Spring.

Ahnna Chu Hello there! Ahnna Chu is a sophomore at Boston University on a Pre-Law track and double majoring in Philosophy and Political Science. She is from Anaheim, California and loves going to Disneyland when she can and also likes to dance in her spare time. She can’t wait to get involved with local candidates in Boston and their campaigns.

Ahnna Chu

Hello there! Ahnna Chu is a sophomore at Boston University on a Pre-Law track and double majoring in Philosophy and Political Science. She is from Anaheim, California and loves going to Disneyland when she can and also likes to dance in her spare time. She can’t wait to get involved with local candidates in Boston and their campaigns.

Blair Nodelman Blair Nodelman is a recent graduate from Tufts University where she double majored in Drama and American Studies with a concentration in Representation and Performance in the Arts and Humanities. During her university career, Blair served on the board of several student theatre groups, promoting diversity within theatre, producing performances, and sharing art with the greater campus community. Currently, Blair is a volunteer at the MSPCA and is a house manager at Central Square Theater and ImprovBoston. In the future she hopes to work in arts advocacy, merging her passions for communications, politics, and art.

Blair Nodelman

Blair Nodelman is a recent graduate from Tufts University where she double majored in Drama and American Studies with a concentration in Representation and Performance in the Arts and Humanities. During her university career, Blair served on the board of several student theatre groups, promoting diversity within theatre, producing performances, and sharing art with the greater campus community. Currently, Blair is a volunteer at the MSPCA and is a house manager at Central Square Theater and ImprovBoston. In the future she hopes to work in arts advocacy, merging her passions for communications, politics, and art.

BAYLEY CONNORS Bayley is a sophomore at Boston University, where he is studying Political Science with a minor in Journalism. He recently completed a communications internship with MIT Sea Grant and is excited to apply his new skills to political campaigning. Bayley is passionate about public policy, and hopes to one day be involved in the legislative process.        

BAYLEY CONNORS

Bayley is a sophomore at Boston University, where he is studying Political Science with a minor in Journalism. He recently completed a communications internship with MIT Sea Grant and is excited to apply his new skills to political campaigning. Bayley is passionate about public policy, and hopes to one day be involved in the legislative process.

 

 

 

 

elizabeth shugart Elizabeth Shugart is a junior at Lesley University studying Political Science with minors in Communications and Human Services where she is on the event planner for the honors program. She is originally from Central Florida and and is still adjusting to an actual winter. She is a member of Democratic Socialists of America, and hopefully, she’d love to continue onto campaign management and support progressive candidates in the future.

elizabeth shugart

Elizabeth Shugart is a junior at Lesley University studying Political Science with minors in Communications and Human Services where she is on the event planner for the honors program. She is originally from Central Florida and and is still adjusting to an actual winter. She is a member of Democratic Socialists of America, and hopefully, she’d love to continue onto campaign management and support progressive candidates in the future.

Defne Karabucak My name is Defne Karabucak and I’m a junior at Boston University. I’m majoring in Journalism and minoring in political science and sociology. I’m hoping to continue my education and go to law school. I’m originally from Philadelphia and was raised in a Turkish household. I’m fluent in English and Turkish. I’m a writer for a Boston University publication called The Bu Buzz and work to bring professional journalist’s to speak to students at Boston University. I am going abroad next semester to London, for a pre-law internship program. I’m excited to be apart of The Blue Lab team. 

Defne Karabucak

My name is Defne Karabucak and I’m a junior at Boston University. I’m majoring in Journalism and minoring in political science and sociology. I’m hoping to continue my education and go to law school. I’m originally from Philadelphia and was raised in a Turkish household. I’m fluent in English and Turkish. I’m a writer for a Boston University publication called The Bu Buzz and work to bring professional journalist’s to speak to students at Boston University. I am going abroad next semester to London, for a pre-law internship program. I’m excited to be apart of The Blue Lab team.