Hoeven Welcomes Interns to His Washington and North Dakota Offices

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that 10 students are interning in his Washington, Bismarck, Fargo and Grand Forks offices. Senator Hoeven’s internship program provides college students, recent graduates and graduate students with the opportunity to work with the senator and his staff on legislative, communications and administrative projects.

“Internships provide students a great practical study of the type of job or career they are interested in pursuing,” Hoeven said. “While they gain this valuable experience, we are also grateful for the help they provide to our office. We are glad to have Meghan and Andrew joining our office in Bismarck, Katie and Alaura with our Fargo team, Megan interning in our Grand Forks office and Karleigh, Chase, Lisa, Emerald, Will and Jay interning with our team in D.C.”

Andrew Malloy – Senator Hoeven’s Bismarck Office

Andrew is from Bowie, Md. and is a senior at the University of Mary in Bismarck, where he is pursuing degrees in business administration and Catholic studies with a minor in economics. Andrew is also a swim coach at the Bismarck YMCA and works at Prairie West golf course in Mandan.

Meghan Dohrmann – Senator Hoeven’s Bismarck Office

Meghan is the daughter of Alan and Rebekah Dohrmann and is entering her junior year at UND where she is majoring in business economics with a minor in political science. Meghan also volunteers at the Humane Society in Grand Forks. 

Alaura Williams – Senator Hoeven’s Fargo Office

Alaura is from Fargo and is entering her senior year at Minnesota State University of Moorhead, where she is studying political science and criminal justice. Alaura is the daughter of Angela Williams and Harold Turner.

Katie Mastel – Senator Hoeven’s Fargo Office

Katie is from Bismarck and is the daughter of Dean and Pam Mastel. She is in her third year studying marketing and political science at NDSU. Katie is the NDSU Student Body Vice President, and she is also involved in College Republicans and Bison Ambassadors. 

Megan Larson – Senator Hoeven’s Grand Forks Office

Megan, the daughter of Corey and Heidi Larson, is from Jamestown and will be attending UND in the fall, majoring in electrical engineering with a biomedical focus. She also plans to minor in Music and Business and will play on the UND Volleyball team. 

Chase Grindberg – Senator Hoeven’s D.C. Office

Chase will be a junior at NDSU. He is studying crop science with a minor in agribusiness and is actively involved in NDSU Student Government and Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Chase is the statewide chair for North Dakota College Republicans and the president of the NDSU College Republicans.

Emerald Aipperspach – Senator Hoeven’s D.C. Office

Emerald is from Beulah and is the daughter of James and Patricia Aipperspach. She is studying classical studies and political science at UND where she is involved in leadership roles with Delta Gamma Sorority and UND student organizations. In addition, Emerald volunteered at the 2016 North Dakota GOP Convention and is the current Miss White Cloud Days.

John (Jay) Anderson – Senator Hoeven’s D.C. Office

Jay was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He will be a sophomore at Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., as a transfer student. He previously attended Trinity College where he reestablished and led the College Republicans.

Karleigh Gause – Senator Hoeven’s D.C. Office

Karleigh, the daughter of Julie and Cully Gause, is from Grand Forks. She will be a sophomore at Georgetown University where she is studying in the School of Foreign Service, pursuing a degree in international politics and proficiency in Spanish and Russian. 

Lisa Hochhalter – Senator Hoeven’s D.C. Office

Lisa will be in her second year as a J.D. candidate at the UND School of Law. She graduated from NDSU in 2016 with a degree in agricultural communication. In addition to her coursework, Lisa is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and a member of the North Dakota Farm Bureau.

Will Kenney – Senator Hoeven’s D.C. Office

Will is from Fargo and is currently a sophomore at Stanford University where he is studying symbolic systems. He was recently elected to serve as sophomore class president for 2017-2018 and is a university tour guide.

More Information about Senator Hoeven’s Internship Program

Senator Hoeven offers internship opportunities in his Washington, D.C. and state offices. North Dakota students interested in applying for the program should submit an application online. The deadline for applications for fall internships, which run from September through December, is August 1. Questions can be directed to (202) 224-2551.