Jeffrey Marks, second year Prince George’s Community College political science major, has been awarded an internship with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. Emerging Leaders Program. The program, sponsored by Walmart, is a paid position for college students. Interns work four days on Capitol Hill, in federal agencies and nonprofit organizations, attend educational seminars that focus on domestic and international issues, participate in leadership-training sessions and visit cultural and historical sites in the Washington, DC area. Each cohort must complete a team community service project in the surrounding community. The semester-long opportunity began August 28 and continues through December 10.

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