Economics major/math minor Hillary Cheruiyot spent the summer interning at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, African Business Initiative Department. Cheruiyot worked on issues that affect trade in Sub-Saharan Africa and the U.S. The internship was through The Washington Center and Hillary was placed in the Global Trade and Regional integration program. This placement combined his interests in Economics and global policies, especially those relating to Africa (and homeland of Kenya). The Washington Center program brings together U.S. and international students and the students receive nine hours of credit for their experiences.