USD’s Farber Fund provides financial support for all eligible undergraduates who major in political science and intern in South Dakota or elsewhere.

The 28 students, their hometowns and where they’re interning:

  • Cash Anderson, Pierre, South Dakota, civil rights compliance intern at South Dakota Department of Transportation in Pierre
  • Kylie Beck, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Restrictive Housing at South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls
  • Josey Blare, Carter, South Dakota, Bureau of Indian Affairs in Billings, Montana
  • Haley Bryan, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, immigration law intern at Mary J. Treglia Community House in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Bennett Deuter, Rapid City, South Dakota, Jay Williams for U.S. Senate campaign in Rapid City
  • Catie Dougherty, Sioux Falls, U.S. Sen. John Thune’s office in Sioux Falls
  • Emily Dreeszen, Madison, South Dakota, Dress for Success/EmBe in Sioux Falls
  • Chesney Garnos, Wall, South Dakota, U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds’ office in Pierre
  • Liam Gibbons, Clayton, Missouri, ABC for Health in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Chelsea Gilbertson, Vermillion, Holland & Knight law firm in Washington D.C.
  • Ciaran Glynn, Sioux City, Iowa, Pheasantland Industries marketing at South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls
  • Jordan Hanson, Watertown, South Dakota, U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem’s office in Watertown
  • Mackenzie Huber, Vermillion, U.S. Senate Commerce Committee in Washington D.C.
  • Marcus Ireland, Alcester, South Dakota, Kristi Noem for U.S. Congress campaign in Sioux Falls
  • Taylor Kidd, Grand Junction, Colorado, Western Colorado Community Foundation in Grand Junction
  • Maria Lewis, Hartford, South Dakota, Family Visitation Center in Sioux Falls
  • Anna Madsen, Ruthton, Minnesota, U.S. Sen. Rounds’ office in Sioux Falls
  • Samuel Matson, Sioux Falls, Deb Peters for South Dakota House campaign in Sioux Falls
  • Casey Matthiesen, Jasper, Minnesota, Hansard Fellow internship with British Parliament in London
  • Gabrielle Metzger, Bruce, South Dakota, South Dakota Assistant Attorney General’s office in Sioux Falls
  • Caleb Munce, Sioux Falls, J.R. LaPlante for South Dakota House campaign in Sioux Falls
  • Jalatama Omar, Sioux Falls, U.S. Sen. Thune’s office in Washington
  • Gabrielle Perna, La Vista, Nebraska, U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford, NE-2nd District in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jacob Selegstad, Yankton, South Dakota, Jay Williams for U.S. Senate campaign in Yankton
  • Nathaniel Steinleicht, Milbank, South Dakota, South Dakota Board of Regents in Pierre
  • Britney Thorns, Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls Multicultural Center
  • Max Tushla, Sioux City, Paula Hawks for Congress Campaign in Sioux Falls
  • Denis Verbovskiy, Harrisburg, South Dakota, U.S. Army Cadet Command International Program in Lithuania

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