Rep. Herseth is seeking spring intern applications

Rep. Herseth is seeking spring intern applications
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth is accepting applications for spring internships in her Washington, DC, Aberdeen, Rapid City and Sioux Falls offices. The internships will roughly coincide with the spring school semester, starting in January 2006. South Dakota natives who are current college students are encouraged to apply.

Herseth said, "I am pleased to offer internships in all my offices to young people who want to learn more about their government and public affairs.."

The Washington internship will offer direct exposure to a wide range of duties in a Congressional office, including firsthand experience with many aspects of the federal government. The state office internships include involvement in day-to-day contact with South Dakotans who need assistance with a federal government program.

Congresswoman Stephanie Herseth serves South Dakota in the U.S. House of Representatives. She is a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of moderate Democrats committed to fiscal discipline and strong national security, and is co-chair of the Rural Working Group, which is dedicated to raising the profile of issues important to rural America. She also serves on three committees vital to South Dakota's interests: Agriculture, Veterans' Affairs and Resources.

To apply, interested individuals should contact: Stacey Burnette, U.S. Representative Stephanie Herseth, 326 East 8th Street, Suite 108, Sioux Falls, SD 57104; E-mail: Stacey.burnette@mail.house.gov; phone: 605-367-8371.

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