Senate Internship: 06/24-07/07

Hi all! If there’s one thing this job is not, that would be predictable. Each week and each day is a surprise, constantly throwing new problems, tasks, and opportunities at you—I love it. Last week started off with a surprise: I gave my first tour. This was an opportunity for improvisation not only because I did not know until one hour before, but also because it was mistakenly scheduled right in the middle of an evacuation drill. Evidently, no one else in the scheduling process picked up on this, so the morning was completely chaotic. After leaving early from the Senate office buildings for the Capitol to avoid the drill, I had to juggle calls from three separate groups scheduled for a tour, all in different locations and basically lost now that plan A was out the window. Long story short, I handled it.

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Senate Internship: 06/10-06/23

Hi all! Still figuring out all the ins and outs of life on the Hill, bit by bit. My Metro navigation skills are honed, and I finally got a monthly pass so I don’t need to constantly reload my card. Living in a city is much more liberating than I imagined; I can pretty much go do anything I want in a way that is not sustainable on campus without a car. The business formal dress code has taken some adjusting to as well, but I like wearing suits to work.

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Senate Internship: 06/03-06/09

Hi all! My name is Jack, and I am a rising Junior at W&M. I am an International Relations major, minoring in Film and Economics. This summer, I am spending 10 weeks as a legislative intern for a Democratic senator from my home state. I will refrain from mentioning “the boss” (that’s what everybody calls her around the office) by name in the interest of privacy for the office. The press team would prefer we don’t even mention the Senator’s name on LinkedIn until the internship is complete.

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Week 6 of RAM Operations

Hello all! It has been a busy couple of weeks. The last clinic of the summer is coming up and we are all very excited as we prepare for our journey to Brownsville; Laredo; San Juan; and Mission,  Texas.

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In The Shadow Of Kilimanjaro: Week 7

Our New Community Water Tower In Front Of Kilimanjaro

Our New Community Water Tower In Front Of Kilimanjaro

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