Visclosky Announces Students Who Have Completed Summer Internships in Washington, D.C., Office

By: Congressman Pete Visclosky Last Updated: August 22, 2016

Visclosky-Announces-Students-Who-Have-Completed-Summer-Internships-in-Washington-DC-OfficeCongressman Visclosky announced today the students who have completed summer internships in his Washington, D.C., office.

Alexis Berdine is a Crown Point High School graduate and is currently attending the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. Berdine stated, “During my internship, I was able to gain a greater insight into the workings of our federal government right from Capitol Hill. I especially loved giving tours of the Capitol building to Region constituents.”

Colleen Daugherty is from Crown Point and is currently attending Valparaiso University Law School. She has a Law and Society undergraduate degree from Purdue University. Daugherty stated, “In my time working for the Congressman, I saw first-hand how dedicated and attentive he and his entire staff are to the constituents of Northwest Indiana. The experiences gained from this internship have reinforced my desire to pursue a career in public service.”

Angela Perez is from Crown Point and is currently attending Indiana University in Bloomington. She is double majoring in Accounting and Finance. Perez stated, “I appreciate the opportunity to have served in both the Merrillville office and the Washington, D.C., office of Congressman Visclosky. Diligence, integrity, efficiency, and cooperation are just some of the terms that will be instilled in me as I look back at my experience here with my fellow interns, staff members, and Congressman Visclosky.”

Keith Rogers was born in Gary and recently graduated from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, with a degree in Justice Studies. Rogers stated, “My internship experience has taught me a lot about the importance of public service for the state of Indiana.”

Congressman Pete Visclosky stated, “I thank all of the dedicated summer interns for their hard work and invaluable assistance this summer. Their fresh perspectives and enthusiasm are a constant source of education and inspiration to me, and I wish them all continued success in their future endeavors.”

Congressman Visclosky offers internships in his Merrillville and Washington, D.C., offices throughout the year. For additional information on applying for an internship, click here.