September 07, 2005

Crapo Welcomes Idaho Interns To DC Office

Internships run through December 2005

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo welcomed three Idahoans to his Washington, DC office as interns for the fall semester. The interns began work this week and will assist in office operations and legislative duties through December 2005.Rebecca Davis, Idaho Falls, graduated from BYU-Idaho last month with a degree in English. During her college experience, she served as a reading tutor and was involved with the pre-law society on campus. She is a 2002 Skyline High School (Idaho Falls) graduate.Hannelore Ferber is from Boise and graduated from Boise State University in May 2005 with a degree in Political Science. She was active with the BSU Honors College, Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society, the Honors Student Association, the Spanish Club and the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. She is a 2001 graduate of Borah High School (Boise).Jenni Keller hails from Eagle and is completing a degree in Education at the University of Idaho. On campus, she is a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority Xi Chapter, ASUI Activities Board Chair, and the Student Alumni Relations Board, She graduated from Eagle High School in 2001.The Congressional intern program is targeted for college students who are interested in learning more about the political process and how Congress operates. Selection is made through an application process that includes submitting a cover letter, resume and references. College credit is available and is worked out on an individual basis with the student's university. Those who are interested in internships for spring of 2006 have until October 15th, 2005, to submit their applications. Information and application materials on internships may be found at http://crapo.senate.gov. Due to unanticipated delays in mail delivery on Capitol Hill, students who are applying are encouraged to fax, not mail, their materials to Crapoâ??s DC office.