U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski at the moment (June 10th, 2022) introduced the names of 11 interns and two intern coordinators who will work in her Washington, DC workplace this summer season. These younger Alaskans will get an up-close view of the federal legislative course of whereas helping Senator Murkowski and her crew with Alaska-focused work.
“Interns convey a renewed power to my workplace, and I’m all the time so excited to host them. I take pleasure in attending to spend time with younger Alaskans, and my crew and I all the time respect their onerous work. This 12 months can be particular in that it’s the primary time because the begin of the pandemic that we are able to host interns in particular person—so we’re particularly glad to welcome them to the Senate and my workplace,” Senator Murkowski stated. “After I replicate on my time as an intern in Senator Ted Stevens’ workplace, and the teachings I realized about public service at the moment, I do know that have helped impressed me to lean in to my passions, and finally led me to serve Alaska. I hope it is going to be the identical for the younger women and men who’re becoming a member of us this summer season.”
The next are this 12 months’s interns. Extra biographical data for every particular person can be launched shortly after the beginning of their internships.
Faculty Intern Coordinator
Harold Monroe, Anchorage
Nicole Makar, Anchorage (July solely)
Session One: June 6-June 24
Gracelyn Gohr, Anchorage
Charlee Korthuis, Bethel
Dustin Lozano, Fairbanks
Calvin Ureda, Anchorage
Jenna Walker, Ketchikan
Braxton Zink, Ketchikan
Session Two: July 11 – August 5
Matthew Agron, Eagle River
Jocelyn Cannon, Ketchikan
Jonathon Ford, North Pole
Isabella Kershaw, Ketchikan
Devin Moorehead, Juneau
Murkowski’s summer season interns will help within the workplace’s day-to-day clerical and administrative duties corresponding to directing mail, interacting with Alaska guests, and helping workers with policy-related analysis initiatives. Interns will even have the chance to “shadow” Senator Murkowski in her each day work within the U.S. Senate and across the Capitol so as to acquire a first-hand view of the Senator’s work for Alaska and the nation.
Whereas Senator Murkowski traditionally already pays her summer season interns by way of her workplace finances (whereas returning cash to the Treasury annually), she authored laws with Senator Schatz of Hawaii to pay Senate interns who’re dedicating their time to help places of work. The laws grew to become legislation in September 2018.
For extra data on internship alternatives within the workplace of Senator Murkowski, contact Senator Murkowski’s workplace at 202-224-9301.