The beginning of this week was set to be a sad one of sorts. My mentor was departing for Canada, and he would not return before my time at Goddard had ended. However, once I had checked my email Monday morning, I found that there was no time to waste.
It has been very fun to meet and talk with all of the interns around the Department of Education. On Thursday, there was a 21+ intern social. We did what many people do in DC after work – we went to happy hour. I met about 20 interns from different departments and background.
After the 4th of July recess week and a nice holiday weekend with the family, I jumped right back into work on Monday. With 2 markups and 2 hearings on the agenda, there was a lot to do in very little time. As the primary intern working Tuesday’s Markup of HR 2413—The Weather Forecasting Improv