Thirteen MTSU students worked as legislative interns this spring during the most recent session of the Tennessee General Assembly in Nashville. Twelve of them gathered recently on the 30th floor of the Tennessee Tower for a celebration luncheon in which university officials, lawmakers and alumni thanked them for their commitment.
Dr. Mark Byrnes, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, said the internships provide students an opportunity to get hands-on experience surrounding state legislative processes. Among intern responsibilities are bill analysis, constituent work, research and general office work.
Read the full story at http://mtsunews.com/mtsu-legislative-interns-2014/. For more information about the internship program, visit www.mtsu.edu/ps-ir-studentservices/internships.php or call Dean Mark Byrnes at 615-898-2351 or email Mark.Byrnes@mtsu.edu.
— Jimmy Hart (email@example.com)