Serving the 4th district


Serving the 4th district

Experience Information

Employer: Congressman John Moolenaar
Job Title: Intern
Major: Political Science
Received Credit: Yes
Paid: Yes
Abroad: No

Description of the Organization

When working in a congressional office, you are not only working for the Member of Congress, but you are also serving the 700,000 constituents of the district that the Member represents.

Description of the Tasks/Projects Completed

My tasks were answering the phones, conducting research, sending out mailings, giving tours, and helping the congressman/staff with any and all tasks.

Skills/Knowledge Gained Through The Experience

I gained the knowledge of data entry, the history of the capitol and more connections.

Favorite Part of the Experience

Working in an office for the first time and networking

How the Experience Influenced Future Career Goals

It will help me understand everything about Washington if I ever may decide to move here or run for office.

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