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Sen. Begich Welcomes Summer Interns to Alaska, DC Offices

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is welcoming the Summer 2012 class of interns to his offices in Alaska and Washington, D.C. The interns work for three months in a variety of areas supporting the senator and Begich staff including researching Alaska issues, working with legislative staff on congressional issues, helping with constituent cases and questions from Alaskans, and giving Capitol tours to visiting Alaskans.

The interns working for Sen. Begich this summer in the Washington, D.C. office include:

Tessa Baldwin is from Kotzebue, but graduated from Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka.  She is the founder of Hope4Alaska, a suicide prevention and awareness campaign. 

Kevin Groh is from Sitka and graduated from the Webb Schools in California. He is currently attending Brown University and majoring in political science and economics.

Julia Caulfield is from Fairbanks and graduated from West Valley High School. She is currently attending Western Washington University and majoring in political science.

Octavia Butler is from Anchorage, graduated from East High School and is currently attending Howard University where she majors in political science.

Rebecca Dailey is from Anchorage and graduated from South High School. She is currently attending Boston College and majoring in political science.

Anchorage office:

Kyle Zencey is from Anchorage. A graduate of West High School, Kyle is a student at the University of Virginia majoring in government and psychology.

Katrina Hall is a graduate of Eagle River High School. Katrina is a student at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, concentrating in environmental studies and economics.

Fairbanks office:

Chelsea Holt is a junior majoring in political science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She is a graduate of Delta Junction High School.

Juneau office:

Heather Parker is a graduate of Grinnell College with a degree BA in Spanish.  She has worked as legislative information assistant for the Alaska Legislative Affairs Agency and as a job counselor and citizenship instructor for the Southeast Regional Resource Center.

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