July 16-Washington, DC
Turkish American Congressional Internship Program-Summer 2007 Sponsored by TUSIAD-US (US Representative Office of the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association) in Partnership with the Turkish Coalition of America. At a TCA dinner honoring the interns on July 16, President G. Lincoln McCurdy talked about the importance for Turkish Americans being involved in the US political system.
Turkish American Congressional Internship Program
From left to right: Michael Arin Ciftci – Senior at the University of Florida majoring in Political Science / International Relations. Intern at the office of Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (Republican-North Carolina/5th District), Evan James Linker – Junior at McGill University majoring in Political Science with a minor in Islamic Studies and East Asian Studies. Intern at the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee., Aylin Oncel – Junior at University of California , Los Angeles , majoring in Political Science and Women’s Studies.Intern at the office of Congressman Michael H. Michaud (Democrat-Maine/2nd District). Ceylan Ecer – Junior at Brandeis University majoring in Economics and International Relations with a minor in Business. Intern at the office of Congressman Joe Wilson (Republican-South Carolina/2nd District). Ata Akin Akiner - Senior at Rutgers University majoring in History and Political Science. Intern at the office of Congressman Dan Burton (Republican-Indiana/5th District).