April 20, 2012
Saint Francis University sophomore, Samantha Smyers, a political science major from Allison Park, PA, has been accepted into The Washington Center Internship Program for the summer 2012 semester
Smyers will be interning for TechAmerica in their Washington D.C. office. TechAmerica is the leading voice for the technology industry worldwide and the “Champion of Innovation.” It is the industry's largest national advocacy organization, with more than 1,000 member companies that span the entire spectrum of technology, from software to semiconductors and from start-up to multi-national corporations. They promote and protect the industry's interests through grassroots-to-global policy advocacy and serve as drivers of economic growth and job creation.
In addition to her upcoming internship, Smyers is a member of the Saint Francis women's golf team and participated in the "Springtime in Italy" program during the summer of 2011.