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Sarah Byrd

EXPERIENCE

2017 / AUG - Present

European Parliament | Office of Fulvio Martusciello

Brussels, Belgium

Legislative Intern 

  • Draft questions for the Member of Parliament to ask the European Commission
  • Travel with the MEP to plenary in Strasbourg, France, and assist with his events while away
  • Attend committee meetings that focus on the MEP’s primary areas of concern
  • Assist with administrative duties in the office

2017 / MAY - 2017 / AUG

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

Washington, DC

Research Intern

  • Researched general education curricula of institutions of higher education
  • Evaluated colleges and universities based on breadth of their general education programs
  • Wrote a blog post on the importance of free speech on college campuses

2017 / JAN - 2017 / MAY

Office of Speaker Paul D. Ryan

Washington, DC

Congressional Intern

  • Researched, prepared, and drafted policy memoranda for the Speaker’s policy advisors
  • Assisted in facilitating the Speaker’s large scale events
  • Greeted and escorted guests of the Speaker onto the Speaker’s balcony
  • Organized and drafted 1200+ letters for constituent correspondence
  • Executed clerical and organizational tasks necessary for the order of the office
  • Escorted guests on historical tours of the Speaker’s Suite and the Capitol complex

2016 / JAN - 2016 / Mar

Marco Rubio for President

Greenville, SC

Campaign Intern

  • Assisted with registration and directing guests at campaign events
  • Made phone calls to Greenville residents to garner support and answer questions about candidate’s policies
  • Utilized social media to encourage campaign volunteerism