Congressman Rick Berg has welcomed seven students to his Washington, D.C., Bismarck and Fargo offices to participate in summer internships, including Josie Peterson of Harwood who will in the Washington, D.C. office. The interns will all assist in the day-to-day operation.
Peterson is currently studying Political Science and Journalism at the University of Minnesota. She has previous legislative experience with the Minnesota House of Representatives; and has also worked in marketing and public relations.
"A Congressional internship provides a great opportunity to learn first-hand how government functions and I'm excited that all of these bright young men and women will be working with us this summer," stated Berg.
Other interns include: Ian Cross, Minot, and John Kenney, Fargo, also the Washington, D.C. office; Rachel Buening, Grand Forks, Garrett Lysford, Watford City, and Matt Sorensen, Fargo, in the Fargo office; and Sarah Erickson, Loveland, Colo., in the Bismarck office.