September 28, 2021
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Talking politics, social change, networking and job seeking: Political interns converge at Rowan for one-day summit | Rowan Today

For Julia Carfagno, lunch was much more than a burger. It was a chance to connect with others and think more about her future in politics.

“I had lunch with Chris Russell,” Carfagno said during a break at the Mid-Atlantic Political Internship Summit (MAPIS), presented on Thursday, August 5, by the Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship.

The top adviser to New Jersey GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli, Russell was one of 20 top political leaders and advisers who joined more than 125 political interns for a day-long summit in Rowan’s Business Hall.

The summit brought together interns working in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware for insightful—and often frank—discussions with some of the nation’s most gifted and successful political minds.

Panel discussions ranged from the future of the Democratic and Republican parties to sessions…

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