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DC Semester Q and A

Julia Rabon Martin
Spring 2016

Brief bio:

I interned with the Republican National Committee’s Political Department during my Washington Semester in Spring of 2016. During my internship I mastered cutting-edge campaign technology through the Republican Leadership Initiative, acquired invaluable leadership skills as intern for communications and policy development and I worked with Political team to build a nation-wide, dedicated, volunteer network.

Expected graduation:

May 2017

Degree objective:

Political Science

Why I went:

I chose to spend a semester in DC because I was searching for direction in my career. Public policy is my passion and I am so grateful for my experience in DC.

Favorite spot to visit:

My favorite spot in DC is Chinatown. There are so many cool restaurants and museums.

Most memorable day:

My most memorable day would be when the RNC took me to the Conservative Political Action Conference where I met Buzz Aldrin!

Why I'm glad I went:

My semester in DC was by far the most fun, most academically stimulating, and most rewarding semester in college. I cannot imagine my time in college without the friends and memories I made in DC.

Where I interned:

Republican National Committee

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