Megan Roehl of Fresno, a senior at California State University, Fresno, has been chosen by the Leon & Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy as one of 25 California college students to be Congressional interns in Washington D.C.

Students will spend their internships in the offices of California congressional representatives.  Roehl and other interns will attend seminars with key administration personnel on different aspects of government policy, ranging from economics to the environment, foreign affairs and defense resources.  Each student intern will receive 20 academic credits upon successful completions of the internship program.

Former White House chief of staff Leon Panetta and his wife, Sylvia, founded the Panetta Institute, which serves the 23-campus California State University system.

Support for the program is provided by the board of directors of the Panetta Institute, the chancellor of the CSU system and private donors.

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