San Diego woman selected as White House summet intern

Posted at 3:59 PM, Jul 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-01 18:59:21-04

A San Diego woman pursuing a master's degree at Yale is one of about 170 students announced Friday as summer interns at the White House in Washington, D.C.

According to her LinkedIn profile, Emily Wier is a Francis Parker School graduate who is studying environmental management at Yale. Her undergraduate work was at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.

The White House said its internship program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills.

Interns work in one of several White House departments, including the Domestic Policy Council, the National Economic Council, the Office of Cabinet Affairs, the Office of Communications, the Office of Digital Strategy, the Office of the First Lady and the Office of Legislative Affairs.

Participants in the internship program also work in the Office of Management and Administration, the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach, the Office of Presidential Correspondence, the Presidential Personnel Office, the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Office of Scheduling and Advance, the Office of the Vice President, the Office of the White House Counsel and the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.