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Sen. John Hoeven announces summer interns

The internship program "provides college students with a firsthand opportunity to track legislation and assist with research, administrative work, communications and constituent services," according to a news release.

Sara Ziegler, Jack Mehus, Natalia Brama, Senator Hoeven, Ashley Johnson and Quinn Wrigley.
Summer interns are pictured with Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. From left, Sara Ziegler, Jack Mehus, Natalia Brama, Hoeven, Ashley Johnson and Quinn Wrigley.
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BISMARCK — U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced six interns on Thursday, Aug. 11, that are serving in his offices in Washington and Bismarck.

Alexandra Kindem is interning in Hoeven's Bismarck office, while Ashley Johnson, Jack Mehus, Natalia Brama, Quinn Wrigley and Sara Ziegler are interning in the Republican senator's Washington office this summer.

The internship program "provides college students with a firsthand opportunity to track legislation and assist with research, administrative work, communications and constituent services," according to a news release.

Kindem is a Bismarck native entering her second year at Montana State University. She plans to attend law school after graduation.

Johnson is a West Fargo native entering her junior year at Drake University. She plans to pursue a career in foreign relations.

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Mehus is a Fargo native and a rising senior at St. John's University in Minnesota. After graduation, he hopes to pursue a law degree or a master's degree in public policy.

Brama is a Minneapolis native entering her senior year at University of St. Thomas. The Catholic studies major plans to attend law school after graduation.

Wrigley, who has lived in Fargo and Bismarck, is a rising senior at Concordia College in Moorhead. The daughter of Attorney General Drew Wrigley is on the pre-law track.

Ziegler, of Mandan, is a senior at the University of North Dakota. She hopes to obtain a law degree from UND and become a prosecutor for the state.

Jeremy Turley is a Bismarck-based reporter for Forum News Service, which provides news coverage to publications owned by Forum Communications Company.
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