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No worrys at the State Capitol

Date: October 5, 2006
By: Beverly Rivera
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: Missouri's state capitol internship program is safe and professional according to MU's Director of Service Learning Anne- Marie Foley.

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Foley says she's been running the program for almost 9 years, and has never heard of any sexual misconduct.

She says she's disappointed by the recent sex scandal involving pages at the national level, but assures that at the state level, the internships are very professional.

 

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Description: Foley says internships are not about partying.

Foley says the state capitol internship program is a great resource for students who want to get involved in public service and hopes students continue to use it.  

From the state capitol, I'm Beverly Rivera.


Intro: MU's Director of Service Learning Anne- Marie Foley says she's not worried about the safety of interns at the Missouri state capitol.

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Foley says incidents such as the recent sex scandal involving a page and U.S. representative Mark Foley rarely happen. 

She says it's never happened in her nine years of running the internship program at the state capitol.

 

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Description: Foley reminds people about the positive aspect of internships.


Director Foley says the state capitol program is a great way for students to experience and learn about their state government.

She points out that many current state representatives started their careers as interns.

From Jefferson city, I'm Beverly Rivera