2016 D.C. interns accept placements

May 17, 2016 – The ASAS Foundation will support five science policy interns in Washington, D.C. this year. Recipients of the 2016 ASAS Science Policy Internship include: Jamee Bell, Alexandra Cantrell, Cordelia Hiers, Morgan Jones and Olivia Woods.

Bell began her internship in February in the office of a congressman. Cantrell, Jones, and Woods also have accepted placements “on the Hill.” Hiers has accepted placement with a nonprofit agricultural organization. Congratulations to all on their placements in Washington, D.C.

Hiers is the most recent intern to accept the ASAS Science Policy Internship for summer 2016. Hiers is a senior at Murray State University in Kentucky. She is majoring in Agriculture Science, with a minor in Political Science. Hiers desires to participate in and influence future agricultural policy development. She plans to pursue a career in agricultural law. Profiles of our other four interns can be found here.

The 2016 ASAS Science Policy Internship is supported by the ASAS Foundation through the Appreciation Clubs for Bob ZimbelmanHarold HafsBarb GlennJack Britt, and Louis Boyd.

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