Past Success Stories

How Successful Is The House Republican Internship Program?

Many House Republican interns have found that the experiences gained while working closely with State Representatives and legislative staff has helped them establish and advance their careers. The following are examples of how a number of our former interns were able to accelerate their career paths after working as a House Republican intern:

  • Paul Mannweiler – Former Speaker of the House of Representatives and current Principal with Bose Public Affairs Group, 1973 Intern
  • Betsy Burdick – Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Mitch Daniels, 1995 Intern
  • Brian Bergsma – Manager of State Government Affairs for Indiana Michigan Power, 1995 Member Services Intern
  • Lesley Stedman Weidenbener – Political Reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal, 1990 Intern
  • Maren Patterson – Finance Director for the House Republican Campaign Committee, 2002 Member Services Intern
  • Eric Shields – Legislative Liaison and Policy Analyst for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, 2005 Member Services Intern
  • Valerie Kroeger – Deputy Communications Director for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, 2006 Communications Intern
  • Michelle Marshel – Deputy Commissioner for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, 2000 Member Services Intern
  • Valerie Kroeger- Communications Director for Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Communications Intern
  • Gretchen White – Area Manager for External Affairs, AT&T, 2005 Member Services Intern

If you have any questions please contact:

Jacob Quinn, Intern Director
Indiana House of Representatives
Republican Caucus
200 W. Washington Street, Room 401-1
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone: 317-232-9793
Fax: 317-234-9298
e-mail: Jacob.Quinn@iga.in.gov

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Ali Norman, Communications Intern Director
Indiana House of Representatives
Republican Caucus
200 W. Washington Street, Room 401-1
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.232.9824
Fax: 317.234.9257
e-mail: Ali.Norman@iga.in.gov