Twelve California State University, Fresno students have the opportunity to learn about public service first-hand as they work in state or federal government offices this fall as part of the Maddy Scholar Internship Program.
The program is sponsored by the Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at Fresno State and funded by the Maddy State Endowment Fund, the Costa Scholarship Fund and the Maddy Associates Fund.
The participating students, their majors and their internship assignment are:
Scott Braden, Fresno, Political Science, State Sen. Jeff Denham
Holly (McKay) Carter, Clovis, Communications, U.S. Rep. George Radanovich
Carol Furby, Communications, State Sen. Dean Florez
Adam Horn, San Jose, Political Science/ Communications, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer
Andrew Kliewer, International Relations, Assemblymember Mike Villines
Jacob Lipschitz, Fresno, Communications, U.S. Rep. Jim Costa
William Oliver, Madera, Business Marketing/Political Science, U.S. Sen. Diane Feinstein
Kelsey Peterson, Sonora, Political Science/English, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Chet Reilly, Fresno, Public Administration, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Allison Sadoian, Fresno, Political Science, State Sen. David Cogdill;
Anthony Yrigollen, Hanford, Social Work, Assemblymember Juan Arambula
Nakia Xiong, Merced, International Business, U.S. Rep. Dennis Cardoza.
The interns will receive a stipend and are required to complete specific tasks in their assignments.
To be considered for the Maddy Internship Scholarship program, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be at least juniors.
The Maddy Institute was established at Fresno State in 1999 by the Legislature, honoring the memory of Ken Maddy, whose more than 28 years of public service exemplified successful application of the principles of personal integrity and bipartisanship in the political process.
For more information, contact Dr. Mark Keppler, director, at 559.294.9119 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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