Sen. Brown Congratulates Six Ohio Students for Earning White House Internships

Competitive Spring 2011 White House Internship Program Includes Students from Cleveland, Dayton, Granville, Oberlin, and Solon

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced today that six Ohio students will participate in the White House Internship Program this spring. Antonio White of Cleveland, Desiree Tims of Dayton, Brian Morrice of Granville, Jesse Stinebring of Oberlin, Gurwin Ahuja of Solon, and Ohio University student Mylan Cannon were selected from a large pool of talented applicants.

“Ohio is home to strong schools, families, and communities that have helped to prepare these young Ohioans with the skills needed to lead,” Brown said. “I am proud to salute Antonio, Desiree, Brian, Jesse, Gurwin, and Mylan for earning entrance into The White House Internship program. This opportunity can help these young Ohioans gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills to strengthen our state in years to come.”

A White House Internship provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills.  Interns work in one of several White House departments, including the Office of Cabinet Affairs, the Office of the Chief of Staff, the Office of Scheduling and Advance, the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Office of Health Reform, the Office of Legislative Affairs, the Office of Management and Administration, the Office of White House Counsel, the Office of Political Affairs, the Office of Energy and Climate Change, the National Economic Council, the Office of Presidential Correspondence, the Office of Presidential Personnel, the Communications Department, the Domestic Policy Council, the Office of the First Lady, and the Office of the Vice President.

Mr. White is a student at Morgan State University. Ms. Tims studies at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Mr. Stinebring is a student at Hamilton College. Mr. Morrice is studying at Bennington College. Mr. Cannon is a student at Ohio University. Mr. Ahuja is a student at The Ohio State University.

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