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Munster teen completes internship in Visclosky office

2013-09-16T00:00:00Z 2013-09-17T18:12:16Z Munster teen completes internship in Visclosky officeTimes Staff nwitimes.com
September 16, 2013 12:00 am  • 

U.S. Rep. Peter J. Visclosky, D-0Merrillville, welcomed Munster resident Cassidy Schwartz as a summer intern at his Merrillville district office this year.

“I appreciate Cassidy’s willingness to take on the responsibility of serving as an intern in my Congressional office,” Visclosky said. “Throughout her internship, Cassidy’s attitude and high standards proved to be assets to my office. As someone who has dedicated their life to public service, I know these attributes will serve her well in the future.”

A senior at Munster High School, Schwartz is co-president of the Munster branch of Child Rights and You nonprofit organization and is also an active member of the National Honor Society and Speech and Debate Team. She plans on pursuing a degree in cognitive neuroscience with a minor in Spanish when she begins college studies next year.

“Through my participation in an AP Government class and the We the People Team, I developed a profound interest in politics and the mechanisms of government," Schwartz said.

"Working for Congressman Visclosky in his district office gave me an insider’s perspective on the ways in which politicians serve the people. My duties in the office put my writing, interpersonal, and research skills to the test,” she added.

Visclosky offers internships in his district and Washington, D.C. offices throughout the year. Intern applicants must be enrolled in high school or college, be eligible to receive school or service organization credit, and are encouraged to have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Visit visclosky.house.gov/serving-you/internships.

 

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