WATCH: Meridian Paulton's Story: Working for The Heritage Foundation

Posted by Kara Brown on 6/2/18 9:47 AM

 During her senior year at Patrick Henry College, Meridian Paulton starting interning for The Heritage Foundation. Before she graduated she started working as a full-time staffer. Watch her story...

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Don't Believe These 5 Myths About Working in Politics

Posted by Ben Woodward on 3/27/18 9:00 AM

 I’ve worked in politics throughout my professional life. Well… all four years at least. 

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Helping Others Through Policy: Meet PHC's Meridian Paulton

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 3/15/18 9:00 AM

 “You must be named for the radical feminist novel 'Meridian,'” Gloria Steinem said to teenage Meridian Paulton. “Thank you for standing for feminism.”

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A Capitol Hill Summer: In the World but Not of the World

Posted by Evie Fordham on 9/23/17 9:30 AM

The most exciting day of Esther Katz’s congressional internship on Capitol Hill was probably the day she ate a five-course lunch in the same room as President Donald Trump and Senator Ted Cruz.

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Finding Opportunity in the Mundane

Posted by Courtney Ngai on 6/26/17 1:43 PM

A month ago, I watched the majority of my former classmates literally pack up their lives and move away to whatever new thing that they had planned—jobs, grad school, traveling, and more. Not much...

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How to Succeed as an Intern

Posted by Hailey Kilgo on 6/16/17 7:48 AM

 If you're a summer intern, you've probably adjusted to trading late nights and crazy class schedule for your daily routine in a busy work environment. In addition to the 6 Tips for Succeeding at...

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Junior Claire Atwood: Learning, Law School, and London

Posted by Evie Fordham on 3/10/17 9:30 AM

 

Claire shook hands with the U.K. official and settled herself into a plush armchair. A portrait of Margaret Thatcher gazed down at her from above the ornately carved mantle. For a moment, the...

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6 Tips for Succeeding at Your Internship

Posted by Evie Fordham on 1/26/17 10:21 AM

It’s the  first day of your new internship. Take a deep breath and walk through the door. Give a friendly smile to each person you pass. Find your office and shake your new boss’ handmake sure...

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How Important are Internships Anyway?

Posted by Savannah Petree on 12/7/16 10:30 AM

How many times have you heard this: “It doesn’t matter what you major in at collegeall you need a degree for is to get a job.”

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