Two Wyckoff natives got a special shout out from Scott Garrett after completing a semester's worth of work at the N.J. representative's Capitol office.
Garrett honored Daniel Goldstein and Ashley Bruggemann recently for completing internships at his Washington D.C. office during the spring semester. Goldstein is completing his freshman year at Georgetown University and Ashley Bruggemann is completing her junior year at American University.
“My staff and I are grateful for the service of Daniel, Ashley and the rest of the strong team of interns we had this spring," said Garrett. "They were a huge help in all of the day-to-day tasks that are crucial to keeping my office running smoothly.”
Garrett said his internship program allows students to gain hands-on experience in the workplace "while getting a front row seat to observe the nuts and bolts of the United States Congress."
Some of the tasks required by Daniel, Ashley and the other Washington, DC interns include answering phones, greeting constituents and guests to the office, sorting mail, assisting with legislative research, assisting staff with projects, and attending meetings and hearings with the congressman and his staff, Garrett said.
Congressman Garrett accepts interns in the spring, summer and fall semesters in his Washington, D.C., and New Jersey offices. For information about applying to an internship, please contact Katherine Bloodgood in Washington, D.C. at 202-225-4465; Chris Carofine in Newton at 973-300-2000; or Christina Garfinkle in Glen Rock at 201-444-5454.
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