Peering into massive semi-truck engines, ducking beneath wheel wells and examining tail lights, students at Boone County Truck Driving School slowly worked through their first pre-trip inspection, huddling together in small groups against the chilly mountain air.
Peering into massive semi-truck engines, ducking beneath wheel wells and examining tail lights, students at Boone County Truck Driving School slowly worked through their first pre-trip inspection, huddling together in small groups against the chilly mountain air.
Ian Heaton was a black belt Tae Kwon Do instructor who played baseball, soccer and lacrosse as a sophomore at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, Md. “I did not appreciate what a great life I was living,” Heaton, now 18, said in March testimony before Congress. “It was over in a split second.”
Fast forward 238 years since the founding of U.S. democracy, and it continues to survive through the efforts of presidents past. But the office has evolved from what George Washington had in mind.
 
 
 

Semester in Washington internships for undergraduate students

Click on photo to enlarge or download: The spring interns tour NBC-4 and meet journalists who work there, including anchor Pat Lawson Muse.Click on photo to enlarge or download: The spring interns tour NBC-4 and meet journalists who work there, including anchor Pat Lawson Muse.Interns report for work each day at the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire, which is housed in the same office as the Scripps Howard News Service, four blocks from the White House. They report and write a variety of stories. Interns also talk with experts at the Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Student Press Law Center, the Washington Post, the State Department, the Pentagon and others to better understand how to cover the news. Interns should be prepared to cover government, politics, breaking news, business, sports and features.

Program includes a stipend of $2,660 and free housing. Applicants should be college juniors or seniors studying print, online or broadcast journalism.

Graduates may apply for the multimedia fellowship.

The 2014 application process has closed. Program dates and application deadlines for 2015 will be posted on the website in August.

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Interns cover hearings at the Capitol and issues before the Supreme Court. The fall 2012 interns on the court's steps, across the street from the Capitol.Click on photo to enlarge or download: Interns cover hearings at the Capitol and issues before the Supreme Court. The fall 2012 interns on the court's steps, across the street from the Capitol. 

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