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Rounds Welcomes Summer Interns to D.C. Office

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) has welcomed three summer interns to his Washington, D.C., office.

  • Noah Cozad is from Sioux Falls, S.D., and recently graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a degree in Political Science.
  • Andrew Leiferman is from Pierre, S.D., and attends the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he is pursuing a degree in Finance and Economics.
  • Thomas McNamara is from Washington, D.C., and attends the University of Texas at Austin, where he is pursuing a degree in Business and Accounting. 

Intern duties include tracking legislation, researching bills, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and providing legislative support. Interns work closely with constituents and staff, polish their research and writing skills and gain an in-depth understanding of a U.S. Senate office.

The summer internship program in Sen. Rounds’ office lasts through August. College students interested in fall 2016 or spring 2017 semester internships in the Washington, D.C., office or in one of Sen. Rounds’ state offices can visit, call Erin Budmayr at (605) 224-1450, or email a resume and cover letter to College credit is available.