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Pictured from left to right: GIS Intern Amber Keller, Legal Intern Jordan Edwards, and Policy Intern Grace Kim

Eunhae "Grace" Kim is a recent graduate of Kennesaw State University (KSU) with a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Public Administration. She received her undergraduate degree in liberal studies from Bethany University in California. A Georgia native, Kim has worked in the areas of non-profit education, social services and grant-writing. Previous to interning with ACCG, she interned with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget Strategic Division and served as a graduate research assistant to the business school at KSU. Kim hopes to serve local or state government as an analyst in the area of community development and finance management. In her spare time, she enjoys community events, fiber arts and fishing. Over the course of her internship, Kim will assist the policy staff by collecting and analyzing 9-1-1 survey information, examining county budgets and providing an overview of expenditures and revenues, assisting with publication updates and reviews, and attending policy meetings and other research tasks as assigned.

Jordan Edwards is a second-year law student and MBA candidate at Georgia State University. Originally from Tifton, he completed his undergraduate education at Georgia Tech, with a B.A. in Economics and International Affairs. As an undergraduate, Edwards participated in numerous internships with state and city governments, including a four-month position in Berlin, Germany. While in law school, he participated in the Urban Fellows Program, an organization that brings together business leaders, city planners and graduate students of diverse disciplines to discuss topics related to urban development and smart growth. When he graduates, Edwards wants to practice law to help people build strong, sustainable communities. In his free time, he enjoys running and following Braves baseball. During Edwards’ internship, he will review, update and finalize the ACCG Elections Guide, update and provide content for legal topics on the ACCG Legal Resources Website and provide legal research on a number of topics related to county government.

Amber Keller is a recent graduate from Georgia State University (GSU) Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Geography and a minor in Biology. A native of Wichita, Kan., she is the first GIS intern hired by ACCG. Prior to interning with ACCG, Keller interned for the Region 4 EPA Air, Pesticides, and Toxics Management Division and worked as an undergraduate lab assistant at GSU where her work with sediment coresfrom islands along the Georgia coast were featured in the GSU magazine. Her goal is to further her education in the science of geography through job experience and volunteer work. Keller is interested in environmental issues, community geography, learning about local politics, and sharpening her Geographic Information System (GIS) skills. Over the course of her internship, Keller will conduct research and create maps using GIS technology on a variety of ACCG and county issues.
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