Suffolk University Graduate Student Named Presidential Management Intern


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Karen DeCilio, 617-573-8447

BOSTON – Sarah Potter, a 2003 graduate of Suffolk University with an MS in political science degree, was named a Presidential Management Intern. In August, she will join the Department of Health and Human Services/Child Care Bureau in Washington, D.C. Successful completion of the two-year internship can lead to a permanent position with the Federal government.

The Presidential Management Program was established by Executive Order in 1977 to attract to the Federal service outstanding graduate students from a wide variety of academic disciplines who have an interest in, and commitment to, a career in the analysis and management of public policies and programs.

While at Suffolk, Potter was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society.

Potter received a bachelor of arts degree from Smith College in 1994. The daughter of Mary and David Potter of Kittery Point, Maine, she graduated from Traip Academy in Kittery. Potter and her husband, Frederick Lewis, live in Albion, Rhode Island.

Suffolk University, located on Boston’s Beacon Hill, is a comprehensive, global institution distinguished by its teaching and the intellectual contributions of its faculty. Suffolk offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 70 areas of study. Its mission is to provide quality education at an affordable cost for students of all ages and backgrounds. Suffolk has a combined enrollment of more than 7,000 full-time and part-time students in its College of Arts and Sciences, Sawyer School of Management and Law School.

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