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Leland Fellows Success Stories

The Hobby School of Public Affairs' Leland Fellows program offers full-time government internships to University of Houston students in the spring semester of even numbered years. Here are just a few of the many success stories:

Mary Davis: Staff Assistant, Congressman Pete Olson
Spring 2016: Congressman Brian Babin

Jeanette de los Santos: Director, Community & Neighborhood Relations, Houston Habitat for Humanity
Spring 2002 

Victoria Ellington: Scheduler, Eric Greitens for Governor Campaign
Spring 2014: Congressman Pete Olson

Mandy Gordillo: Lead Preschool Teacher, KIPP PEACE
Spring 2014: Congressman Gene Green

Taylor Hicks: Staff Assistant, Congressman Al Green
Spring 2016: Congressman Al Green

Aide Meza: Administrative Assistant, Downtown Redevelopment Authority, Central Houston, Inc.
Spring 2014: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Cynthia Milian: President, Hispanic Law Student Association; 3rd Year Law Student, South Texas College of Law
Spring 2014: Congressman Ted Poe

Ana Montañez: Asset Management Group Intern, Sifma
Spring 2016: Congressman Henry Cuellar

Madelyn Wilson: Development and Journalist Intern, Citizens' Environmental Coalition in Houston
Spring 2016: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

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