April 25, 2016

2016 D.C. interns accept placements

Washington DC Capitol building
April 25, 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 an internship with a nonprofit agricultural organization.
Hiers is the most recent intern to accept the ASAS Science Policy Internship for summer 2016. She is a senior at Murray State University in Kentucky, 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. Congratulations to all on their placements in Washington, D.C.!
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.