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Summer 2013 ANRP Interns take on Washington DC

  By: Katie Heinrich Current Agriculture Leadership, Education and Communications department students are interning this summer in Washington D.C. through the Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship program. The Agriculture Natural Resources Policy internship program is continuing into its 23rd year of providing substantial experiences for students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences by exposing them to policy issues through a congressional internship experience. The 2013 summer internship group consists of 11 students, said Arlene Kent, Assistant Director of the Policy Internship Programs. Students will remain… Read More →

ANRP Interns Gain Insight on Policy and Selves while Spending Spring Semester in Austin, D.C.

By: Mollie Lastovica A total of five ALEC current and former students have immersed themselves in the political culture of both our state and nation’s capitols by participating in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program. An opportunity offered exclusively to students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, ANRP allows for professional networking and policy education experiences for students during the summer and both long semesters. Students may also complete an ANRP internship the semester immediately following graduation. “ANRP offers students the opportunity to apply… Read More →

Red, White, Blue and Maroon: Aggies on Capitol Hill

ALEC Current, Former Students Intern on Capitol Hill By: Mollie Lastovica Four current students and one recent graduate of the ALEC department are making their mark on Capitol Hill this semester while serving as interns through the Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program. Senior agricultural communications and journalism student Brook Brock is interning with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. At Texas A&M, Brock has been involved in ACT, Farmers fight, the Collegiate Chapter of NAACP and the African American Student Leadership Institute. “Everyone in my office is… Read More →

2012 Spring ALEC ANRP Interns

By: Christen Wilson Students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University have the opportunity to participate in a number of high-impact learning experiences, including the Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship program.  This past spring, the ALEC department was well represented in the program: six of the fourteen participants in the program were ALEC students. For Kelsey Burleson,’12, an agricultural leadership and development major, working with Congressman Ralph M. Hall of the 4th district of Texas, her internship experience was much more than… Read More →