Spring Semester in Washington Students Report to D.C.

Spring Semester in Washington Students Report to D.C.

SIW Spring 2020 Group Tour

ALBANY, N.Y. (January 28, 2020) – Fifteen University at Albany undergraduate students made their way to Washington, D.C. last week to begin a semester-long experience living, learning, and interning in the nation’s capital. Established in 1997, Rockefeller College’s Semester in Washington Program has served as a gateway into careers in government, the private sector, news media, nonprofits, and nongovernment organizations.

The Semester in Washington Program is offered in the fall and spring semesters for UAlbany students in any major with junior or senior standing. This semester, the students will be interning at the following locations:

Courtnee Denton Office of U.S. Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY 20th District)
Zach Dickman U.S. Treasury Department, Office of the Treasurer
Libra Dolce Women’s Congressional Policy Institute
Danielle Duguid Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History
Divya Forbes Office of U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (D-NY 19th District)
Mirren Galway Office of U.S. Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY 20th District)
Nick Gilbert American Council for Young Political Leaders
Devin Howell Office of U.S. Representative Brian Higgins (D-NY 26th District)
Ashley Jones Supreme Court, Public Information Office
Kelsey Kestenbaum U.S. Government Accountability Office
Pamela Mejia Office of U.S. Representative José Serrano (D-NY 15th District)
Matthew Parenti Office of U.S. Representative Dwight Evans (D-PA 3rd District)
Noah Salomon Office of U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA 12th District)
Rebecca Simison EMILY’s List
Gina Tan U.S. Attorney’s Office






Each semester, the program begins with orientation workshops, an alumni networking reception, and a tour of the city. Click here to view more photos from the cohort’s first week.