Hoosiers to Intern at White House

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Several students from colleges in Indiana have been selected to serve as White House interns this summer. They attend Indiana University, IU Southeast and the University of Notre Dame. February 20, 2015

News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The White House Internship Program announced today the participants for the Spring 2015 session. The mission of the program is to make the White House accessible to future leaders around the nation and to prepare those devoted to public service for future leadership opportunities.

A White House Internship provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. Interns work in one of several White House departments, including the Domestic Policy Council, the National Economic Council, the Office of Cabinet Affairs, the Office of Communications, the Office of Digital Strategy, the Office of the First Lady, the Office of Legislative Affairs, the Office of Management and Administration, the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach, the Office of Presidential Correspondence, the Presidential Personnel Office, the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Office of Scheduling and Advance, the Office of the Vice President, the Office of the White House Counsel, and the Office of White House Fellows.

Additional information about the White House Internship Program is available here: www.whitehouse.gov/internships.

Spring 2015 White House Interns

The list below includes the Spring 2015 White House Interns, their hometowns, and the higher education institution they most recently attended.

Aguilar, Catherine Hometown: Cerritos, CA; Smith College, MA

Akhtar, Fahad Hometown: North Brunswick, NJ; Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ

Akselrad, Jackson Hometown: New York, NY; The University of Chicago, IL

Allen, Angelica Hometown: Encinitas, CA; The University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Andrews, Sarah Hometown: Woodstock, VT; University of Colorado Boulder, CO

Antony, Angela Hometown: Cary, NC; Harvard Law School, MA

Arneja, Ravinder Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD; University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD

Avellan, Norah Hometown: Houston, TX; Washburn University School of Law, KS

Ballengee, Brooke Hometown: Cedar Hill, TX; Baylor University, TX

Baptiste, Alexander Hometown: Blue Bell, PA; American University Washington College of Law, D.C.

Barton, Kaitlyn Hometown: Flowood, MS; The University of Mississippi, MS

Barwari, Silave Hometown: San Diego, CA; The George Washington University, D.C.

Beavers, Olivia Hometown: Charlottesville, VA; University of Virginia, VA

Bennett, Nika Hometown: Herndon, VA; New York University, NY

Botfeld, Susanne Hometown: Boca Raton, FL; New York University, NY

Bowman, Jarred Hometown: Upper Marlboro, MD; St. John's University, NY

Branch, Rahje Hometown: Los Angeles, CA; Pepperdine University, CA

Brashear, Connor Hometown: Washington, IN; Indiana University Bloomington, IN

Brokaw, James Hometown: Indianapolis, IN; University of Notre Dame, IN

Brown, Robert Hometown: Orange, CT; Marymount University, VA

Burns, Marlee Hometown: Baytown, TX; The University of Texas at Austin, TX

Buxton, Amanda Hometown: Huntsville, AL; Emory University School of Law, GA

Bykerk, Ashley Hometown: Grand Island, NE; Nebraska Wesleyan University, NE

Capati, Jeremy Hometown: Kenilworth, NJ; Ramapo College of New Jersey, NJ

Carrera, Kelly Hometown: Laurel, MD; University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Cesolini, Bryan Hometown: Poway, CA; The George Washington University, D.C.

Chaidez, Brandon Hometown: San Jose, CA; University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Chapnick, Max Hometown: White Plains, NY; Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Coflan, Andrew Hometown: North Andover, MA; The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, MD

Collat, Elyse Hometown: Honolulu, HI; American University, D.C.

Crutchfield, Charmaine Hometown: Ruther Glen, VA; Howard University, D.C.

Dandridge, Kimbrely Hometown: Como, MS; The Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, TX

de Crescenzo, Laura Hometown: Lafayette, CA; New York University, NY

Del Castillo, Jasmin Hometown: Cathedral City, CA; University of California, Irvine, CA

DelGiudice, Amanda Hometown: Staten Island, NY; American University, D.C.

Demers, Kaitlyn Hometown: Glens Falls, NY; The George Washington University Law School, D.C.

Denney, Bryan Hometown: Tampa, FL; The University of Tampa, FL

Dickason, Christine Hometown: Collierville, TN; The University of Mississippi, MS

Dingman, Kali Hometown: Champlin, MN; University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN

Dyer, Heather Hometown: Austin, TX; The University of Texas at Austin, TX

Edwards, Brittany Hometown: Gloucester, MA; The George Washington University, D.C.

English, Robert Hometown: Mansfield Center, CT; George Mason University, VA

Epstein, Troy Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL; University of Florida, FL

Evans, Christopher Hometown: Seattle, WA; The George Washington University, D.C.

Farmer, Alexis Hometown: Detriot, MI; University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

Feroze, Abdullah Hometown: Roswell, NM; Stanford University School of Medicine, CA

Fitchett, Olivia Hometown: Sellersburg, IN; Indiana University Southeast, IN

Fraling, Michelle Hometown: Baltimore, MD; Cornell University, NY

Freeman, Sydney Hometown: West Orange, NJ; University of Richmond, VA

Garcha, Rupinder Hometown: Fresh Meadows, NY; Haverford College, PA

Garcia, Juan Hometown: Dallas, TX; Carnegie Mellon University, PA

Gelfond, Jaclyn Hometown: Deerfield, IL; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Gorman, Lindsay Hometown: Raleigh, NC; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

Grill, Matthew Hometown: Norristown, PA; American University, D.C.

Gumb, Derek Hometown: Bayside, NY; Binghamton University, State University of New York, NY

Gutierrez, Jose Hometown: Lilburn, GA; Georgia Gwinnett College, GA

Guydan, Jane Hometown: Naperville, IL; The George Washington University, D.C.

Harned, Charles Hometown: St. Louis, MO; Knox College, IL

Harriman, Jordan Hometown: Laurel, MD; University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Harvey, Michael Hometown: Mokena, IL; Northwestern University, IL

Hashmie, Soshana Hometown: Fountain Valley, CA; The Johns Hopkins University, MD

Hessing, Annelys Hometown: Miramar, FL; University of Florida, FL

Ho, Melanie Hometown: Simsbury, CT; Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York, NY

Holbrook, Trent Hometown: Odessa, TX; Georgetown University Law Center, D.C.

Houchins, Miranda Hometown: Effort, PA; The George Washington University, D.C.

Hurwitz, Stacey Hometown: Seattle, WA; University of Washington, WA

Jackson, Maurice Hometown: Miami, FL; Florida A&M University, FL

Johnson, Melinda Hometown: Dacula, GA; The University of Georgia, GA

Kebrab, Tatios Hometown: Rockville, MD; University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Kim, Danyoung Hometown: Henderson, NV; Cornell University, NY

Kim, Sophie Hometown: Houston, TX; Harvard Law School and John F. Kennedy School of Government, MA

Klinghoffer, Isabelle Hometown: Philadelphia, PA; New York University, NY

Ladzinski, Caroline Hometown: Columbia, MD; American University, D.C.

Larsen, Jean Hometown: Seattle, WA; Scripps College, CA

Lewis, Tyler Hometown: Largo, FL; University of South Florida St. Petersburg, FL

Link, Benjamin Hometown: Eureka, NV; American University, D.C.

Lipka, Matthew Hometown: West Windsor, NJ; Harvard Law School, MA

Lobo, Kavitha Hometown: San Diego, CA; Cornell University, NY

Longhi, Andrew Hometown: Atlanta, GA; Dartmouth College, NH

Martin, Juliane Hometown: Middleburg, VA; Northeastern Univers