MEPD Graduate Student awarded eInternship with U.S. Department of State


Athens, Ga. – Matthew Nahrstedt, a graduate student in the Environmental Planning and Design program at the University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design, has been accepted into the Virtual Student Foreign Service eInternship program. He will be working with the U.S. Department of State’s Overseas Buildings Operations Bureau, which directs worldwide overseas diplomatic building programs.

The internship, while virtual, will be in the Master Planning Division, researching foreign cities. The division manages the master planning of diplomatic facilities throughout their lifecycles. Its activities include site acquisition planning, expansion of existing compounds, redevelopment and relocation planning.