Students are invited to apply for an Economic Development Fellowship this summer with State Rep. Carol Sente, a Democrat from Vernon Hills. Fellows will assist Sente in researching economic development initiatives, event planning and serving constituents. Fellows will learn about state government and local economic issues by assisting with legislative research, constituent service, community surveying and event planning. Fellows must be a resident of the 59th District and enrolled in high school, college, university or technical school for fall 2012. Fellowships are unpaid and require a minimum of 100 hours of service between June 1 and Aug. 15. Scheduling is flexible to allow fellows to hold a part-time job, or attend summer classes. Students can apply by phone at (847) 478-9909 or email RepSente@gmail.com. The 59th District, includes parts of Buffalo Grove, Great Lakes, Green Oaks, Gurnee, Indian Creek, Knollwood, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, Libertyville, Long Grove, Mettawa, Mundelein, North Chicago, Northbrook, Park City, Prairie View, Riverwoods, unincorporated Deerfield, Vernon Hills, Waukegan and Wheeling.
posted: 5/17/2012 5:41 PM
Economic development fellowship
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