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Summer Internship Snapshot: Government

By Stefanie Senkow
July 9, 2019

photo of a book in international lawHow can attending a social gathering jumpstart your career in government? When it’s part of a summer internship at the Coast Guard Academy. For Cadet Courtney Gilliam, mingling at social events and rubbing elbows with Capitol Hill leaders is part of the job.

“Networking with politicians, planning congressional trip itineraries and educating congress on the Coast Guard’s missions—those are just a few of my responsibilities,” said Gilliam.

For Gilliam, this legislative internship is laying the foundation for a future in law. Find out what an experience like this can do for you by reading her blog.