March 10, 2005

Winnemucca Native Interns in U.S Senate

Diana Black serves in Idaho Senator Mike Crapoâ??s DC Office

Washington, D.C. -- Idaho Senator Mike Crapo recently welcomed Diana Black, a Winnemucca native, as an intern in his Washington, D.C. office. She arrived in mid-January and will perform her duties through the beginning of May. 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 worked out on an individual basis with the student's university. â??This internship program is designed to give students a hands-on learning experience about the political process,â?? said Crapo. â??These students are a valuable part of our office and this internship helps them understand how government works.â?? Duties include legislative support and research, assisting Crapo with constituent response, answering phones, and administrative tasks.Black graduated from Boise State University in December of 2002 with a BBA in International Business, and two minors in marketing and German. After completing with the internship in Washington, D.C., she plans to work for Sears and Roebuck in New Orleans, Louisiana. Black also plans to seek a graduate degree in International Management at Thunderbird in Glendale, Arizona. If you are interested in an internship, applications are available on the Internet at http://crapo.senate.gov/internships.htm or at Crapo's local offices.# # #