Hoeven Welcomes North Dakota Interns to His Washington, Bismarck and Fargo Offices

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that he has welcomed six interns to his Bismarck, Fargo and Washington, D.C. offices. Bailey Carlson of Bismarck, Kali Christianson of Cavalier, Isaiah Frohling of Britton and Nick Evans of Marshall have joined his Washington, D.C. office. Madison Huber of Mandan has begun working in Hoeven’s Bismarck office, and Aaron Weber of Wishek has joined the Fargo office. The interns work with the senator and his staff on legislative, communications and administrative projects.

“Internships provide a great opportunity to gain professional experience, while also learning about the legislative process,” Hoeven said. “We hope the skills these students learn will help them achieve their educational and career goals. We welcome these young North Dakotans to our offices and appreciate their enthusiasm and willingness to become involved in public service.”

Bailey Carlson, daughter of Kenton and Marnie Carlson, graduated Magna Cum Laude in May of 2015 from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. She majored in global studies: systems and processes and French. While at Concordia College, Carlson participated in the Chapel Choir, conducted an independent study on Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, attended an assembly on U.S.-Russia relations at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and worked in the French and Political Science Departments.

“Working in Senator Hoeven’s office is a great opportunity to learn firsthand how the Senate functions and participate in the political process,” said Carlson. “I am honored to serve fellow North Dakotans through my work in the Senator’s office.”

Kali Christianson, daughter of Trevor and Karen Christianson, is a junior studying public relations, psychology and political science at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, N.D. In addition to her studies, Christianson is the president of the Public Relations Student Society of America chapter and an active member in Bison Catholic. 

“I remember visiting Senator Hoeven’s D.C. office when I was in high school and enjoying speaking with his interns,” Christianson said. “I am honored to have the opportunity to help Senator Hoeven serve the great state of North Dakota as I learn more about communication and our government.”

Nick Evans, son of Kevin and Cheryl Evans, is a 2013 graduate of Marshall High School and a junior at NDSU in Fargo, N.D. He is majoring in finance and political science with future plans of attending law school. While at NDSU, Evans has been involved with College Republicans and Student Government, in which he currently serves as vice-chair of the Student Senate.

“Working in Senator Hoeven’s office is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said Evans. “I am very honored to work for Senator Hoeven and to learn more about our government and my fields of study.”

Isaiah Frohling, the son of Dana and Dawn Frohling, is a 2012 graduate of Britton-Hecla High School and a senior at the University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks, N.D. He is majoring in political science and criminal justice with future plans of attending law school. While at UND, Frohling competed on the track and field team for two years and also attended the Student Conference on United States Affairs at West Point.

“I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to intern for Senator Hoeven,” said Frohling. “Working for him and his office will be a great experience that allows me to gain insight into the day to day functions of the Senate while serving North Dakota.”

Madison Huber, daughter of Toby and Ellen Huber, is a 2013 graduate of Mandan High School and a junior at Black Hills State University (BHSU) in Spearfish, S.D. She is majoring in English and political science with future plans of attending law school. While at BHSU, Huber has been involved with the debate club and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, in which she is a two-time College National Finals Rodeo qualifier.

“Working in Senator Hoeven’s office is a great opportunity to learn about the functions of our elected officials while gaining essential political knowledge for my field of study,” said Huber. “I am honored to be able to work for Senator Hoeven as he serves our great state.”

Aaron Weber, son of Jim and Mary Ann Weber, is a 2013 graduate of Wishek High School and is entering his junior year at NDSU. There he studies agriculture communications with hopes of attending law school or graduate school. While at NDSU, Weber has been involved with Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Student Government, North Dakota Student Association, and North Dakota College Republicans, where he serves as President. 

“Working for Senator Hoeven affords me the chance to expand my knowledge of government and how it functions,” said Weber. “I look forward to this experience and thank Senator Hoeven and his staff for the opportunity.”

Senator Hoeven offers internship opportunities in his Washington, D.C. and state offices. North Dakotans interested in applying to intern in the senator’s office should submit an application online. Questions can be directed to (202) 224-2551.