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Intern life on the Hill hectic

'Internship programs are a win-win': Maloney

PARLIAMENT HILL--Every summer, Parliament Hill welcomes more than 50 interns from across the globe. From the United States to the Ukraine, interns come to Ottawa to gain valuable work experience, enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Parliament Hill and capture its unique feel by enrolling in a summer internship program. For five to 10 weeks, the MPs' offices are flooded by young people who are eager to experience life in politics and gain a sense of Canadian culture.

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Intern life on the Hill hectic

'Internship programs are a win-win': Maloney

PARLIAMENT HILL--Every summer, Parliament Hill welcomes more than 50 interns from across the globe. From the United States to the Ukraine, interns come to Ottawa to gain valuable work experience, enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Parliament Hill and capture its unique feel by enrolling in a summer internship program. For five to 10 weeks, the MPs' offices are flooded by young people who are eager to experience life in politics and gain a sense of Canadian culture.

  

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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