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2013 Students

Eighteen students from the College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, and Saint John's University, Collegeville, participated in summer internship experiences through the Washington Summer Study Program.

Students serving internships from CSB included:

  • Kathleen Burns, a political science and history major from Woodbury, Minn., who interned at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in its office of education and public programs.
  • Bridget Cummings, a political science major from Chaska, Minn., who interned at the Department of Justice in the legislative affairs division.
  • Lauren Currie, a political science major from Reno, Nev., who interned at the office of Congressman Mark Amodei (R-Nev.).
  • Melissa DeOrio, a political science major from Verona, Wis., who interned at SETA Foundation, which studies national, regional and international issues concerning Turkey and U.S.-Turkey relations.
  • Carol Giron, a political science major from Carson, Calif., who interned at the Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
  • Kinsey Norton, a French and Hispanic Studies major from Woodbury, Minn., who interned at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, a not-for-profit, independent organization that works on inter-American research and information.
  • Katherine Paul, a political science major from Arden Hills, Minn., who interned at the office of Congressman John Kline (R-Minn.).
  • Stephanie Pinkalla, a political science major from Eagan, Minn., who interned at the Center for American Progress.
  • Shelby Stang, a political science major from Eden Valley, Minn., who interned at Booz Allen Hamilton.
  • Kathrine Tillman, a political science and German double-major from Shakopee, Minn., who interned at the Women's Foreign Policy Group, an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization that promotes women's engagement and leadership in international affairs.
  • Kelly Winsor, a political science and peace studies major from St. Michael, Minn., who interned at Dalit Freedom Network non-government organization that works for human rights for the Dalit people in India.

Students serving internships from SJU include:

  • Kevin Battis, an economics major from Blaine, Minn., who interned at the Public Affairs Council, a nonpartisan, nonpolitical association for public affairs professionals.
  • John Hite, a political science major from Medina, Minn., who interned at the office of Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.).
  • Andrew Hovel, an economics major from McFarland, Wis., who interned at the Federal Communications Commission.
  • John Malone, a political science major from Wayzata, Minn., who interned at AHRI, a trade association, in its government affairs division.
  • Kirubel Negash, a political science and peace studies major from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, who interned at AHRI in its International Affairs Division.
  • John Reagan, a political science major from Mendota Heights, Minn., who interned at the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services.
  • Ryan Zajic, a political science major from McClelland, Iowa, who interned at David Turch and Associates, a government affairs organization that focuses on transportation policy.