UH Alumnus Among Spring 2013 White House Interns

University of Hawaii and Punahou School alumnus Austin Rochon was one of the roughly 140 students and recent graduates selected to intern at the White House in Washington, D.C. this spring. Rochon, who studied economics and political science, graduated from UH last year. 

From the press release:

A White House Internship provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. Interns work in one of several White House departments, including the Domestic Policy Council, the National Economic Council, the Office of Cabinet Affairs, the Office of Chief of Staff, the Office of Communications, the Office of Digital Strategy, the Office of the First Lady, the Office of Legislative Affairs, the Office of Management and Administration, the Office of Presidential Correspondence, the Office of Presidential Personnel, the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Office of Scheduling and Advance, the Office of the Vice President, the Office of the White House Counsel, and the Office of White House Fellows.

Click here to read more about the internship program. 

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— Alia Wong

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