2017 Summer Congressional Interns

Cristian Aguina

Cristian Aguina

CHCI-College of Southern Nevada Intern
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
School: College of Southern Nevada
Major: Business
Placement: The Office of Rep. Ruben Kihuen
Caitlin Alaniz

Caitlin Alaniz

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Weslaco, Texas
School: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Major: Social Work
Placement: The Office of Rep. Filemon Vela
Kayleigh Arcos

Kayleigh Arcos

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
School: Georgetown University
Major: Management and Marketing
Placement:The Office of Rep. Joaquin Castro
Janetci Arevalo

Janetci Arevalo

CHCI-United Health Foundation Intern
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
School: Texas Women's University
Major: Social Work
Placement: The Office of Rep. Vicente Gonzalez
Ana Artiaga

Ana Artiaga

CHCI-Shell Intern
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Major: Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Placement: The Office of Rep. Luis Gutierrez
Antonio Barroso

Antonio Barroso

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Naples, Florida
School: Florida Gulf Coast University
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Diana DeGette
Abril Castro

Abril Castro

CHCI-Cisneros Family Endowment Intern
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Georgia
School: George Washington University
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Barbara Lee
Bianca Chavez

Bianca Chavez

CHCI-HEP CAMP Association Intern
Hometown: Kennewick, Washington
School: Washington State University
Major: Human Development
Placement: The Office of Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham
Carolina Cortez

Carolina Cortez

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Sutter Creek, California
School: University of Southern California
Major: International Studies
Placement: The Office of Rep. Norma Torres
Carlos Diaz

Carlos Diaz

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Houston, Texas
School: University of Texas at Austin
Major: Government
Placement: The Office of Rep. Henry Cuellar
Leideen Escobar-Hernandez

Leideen Escobar-Hernandez

CHCI-Motorola Intern
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
School: College of William and Mary
Major: Mathematics
Placement: The Office of Sen. Tim Kaine
Jose Gallegos Ruiz

Jose Gallegos Ruiz

CHCI-HEP CAMP Association Intern
Hometown: Ukiah, California
School: Mendocino College
Major: Spanish and Chicano/Latino Studies
Placement: The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education
Meredith Garrett

Meredith Garrett

CHCI-Chevron Intern
Hometown: Riverside, California
School: Humboldt State University
Major: Environmental Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Nanette Barragan
Victor Gonzalez

Victor Gonzalez

CHCI-Cisneros Family Endowment Intern
Hometown: Anaheim, California
School: University of California- Los Angeles
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Lou Correa
Rebeca Griego

Rebeca Griego

CHCI-HEP CAMP Association Intern
Hometown: Woodland, California
School: California State University- Long Beach
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Placement: The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Francisco Juarez-Cardenas

Francisco Juarez-Cardenas

CHCI-Motorola Intern
Hometown: West Valley City, Utah
School: University of Utah
Major: Honors Information Systems
Placement: The Office of Rep. Marcia Fudge
Jorge Lema

Jorge Lema

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
School: Yale University
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Sen. Chuck Schumer
Alexis Lugo

Alexis Lugo

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Douglas, Arizona
School: University of Arizona
Major: Entrepreneurship
Placement: The Office of Rep. Ruben Gallego
Marissa Navarro

Marissa Navarro

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Wyoming, Michigan
School: University of Alabama
Major: International Studies
Placement: The Office of Sen. Gary Peters
Adrian Orozco

Adrian Orozco

CHCI-UPS Intern
Hometown: Elizabeth, New Jersey
School: Seton Hall University
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Albio Sires
Sol Ortega

Sol Ortega

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Kissimmee, Florida
School: University of Florida
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Frederica Wilson
Kimberly Padilla-Estrada

Kimberly Padilla-Estrada

CHCI-College of Southern Nevada Intern
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
School: College of Southern Nevada
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto
Guadalupe Perales

Guadalupe Perales

CHCI-HEP CAMP Association Intern
Hometown: South Haven, Michigan
School: Michigan State University
Major: Pre-Law Humanities
Placement: The Office of Sen. Chuck Schumer
Gloria Ramirez

Gloria Ramirez

CHCI-HEP CAMP Association Intern
Hometown: Klamath Falls, Oregon
School: Oregon State University
Major: Psychology
Placement: The Office of Sen. Jeff Merkley
Alyssa Trujillo

Alyssa Trujillo

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Santa Fe, New Mexico
School: University of New Mexico
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Salud Carbajal
Dyan Urias

Dyan Urias

CHCI-HEP CAMP Association Intern
Hometown: San Luis, Arizona
School: Arizona State University
Major: Psychology; Family and Human Development
Placement: The Office of Rep. Raul Grijalva
Maria 'Paloma' Valencia

Maria 'Paloma' Valencia

CHCI-United Health Foundation Intern
Hometown: Grand Junction, Colorado
School: Colorado Mesa State College
Major: Nursing
Placement: The Office of Sen. Michael Bennet
Angel Valentin

Angel Valentin

CHCI-Dario O. Marquez Jr. Intern
Hometown: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
School: Purdue University
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Placement: The Office of Rep. Jennifer Gonzalez
Carlos Vazquez

Carlos Vazquez

CHCI-HEP CAMP Association Intern
Hometown: Moscow, Idaho
School: University of Idaho
Major: Secondary Education
Placement: The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education
Elio Velazquez

Elio Velazquez

CHCI-Dario O. Marquez Jr. Intern
Hometown: Bronx, New York
School: Marist College
Major: Business Administration
Placement: The Office of Rep. Jose Serrano