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White House picks 6 interns from Virginia

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 11:19am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Six Virginians are among more than 140 people selected from across the country to participate in the fall White House internship program.

The White House says the program provides an opportunity to gain professional experience and build leadership skills. Interns work in departments ranging from the Offices of Cabinet Affairs and the Chief of Staff to the Offices of the First Lady and the Vice President. Other departments include the Presidential Personnel Office and the National Economic Council.

The interns from the state are: Andrew Hess of Leesburg, Roma Moradian of Great Falls, Fatema Munis of Great Falls, Elizabeth Renda of McLean, Stephanie Salomon of Richmond, and Emily Whitby of Alexandria.

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