Maggie Arriola, originally from Bakersfield, California, is a 2017 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in English Literature. Maggie has been working for the Dublin Global Gateway since the fall of 2018 after completing a M.Phil. in Irish Writing at Trinity College Dublin. Inspired by her Irish studies classes and professors at Notre Dame, she wrote undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in twentieth century Irish theatre.
As the Irish Internship Programme Manager, Maggie coordinates the cohort of summer interns placed at over 35 organisations around the country that embrace a wide variety of industries and interests such as business and finance, engineering, STEM research, politics, education, social justice and community welfare, sport, literature, theatre, art, architecture, and Irish culture.
When she’s not busing all over the city on site visits, Maggie enjoys traveling, reading, live music, food markets, and spending time with friends.