RJL Solutions, an Indiana-based government affairs and communications firm, is heating up this summer with fresh talent and unique perspectives. Interns Angelica Letcher, Matt Hankins and Luke Ardizone will be based out of the RJL Indianapolis office, and Lainey Anshutz will be in the Terre Haute office.
“Internships are extremely important in shaping young people’s potential for future career paths, and I am honored to be a part of these four interns’ foundational successes,” states McKenzi Kumpf, RJLU (RJL University) Program Director and RJL’s Director of Creative Strategies. “Angelica, Matt, Luke and Lainey are remarkably impressive, and our entire team is excited to dive into this semester and guide them.”
Angelica is a rising senior at Butler University studying strategic communication and journalism. Prior to joining the team at RJL Solutions, Angelica was a press intern for a Congresswoman at the U.S. House of Representatives on Capitol Hill, implementing creative communication concepts to build bridges with constituents. She will be the team’s social media and public relations intern working on connecting communities to local leaders and resources through social media and public relations tactics.
Matt is currently studying marketing as a rising senior at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Previously, he had the unique opportunity to take on the role as a special projects intern for the Lieutenant Governor of Indiana at the Indiana Statehouse, assisting with unique tasks like messaging and event planning. Matt will be the social media intern, working closely with the creative strategies team to create content and further his passion for marketing an organization to reach its maximum potential.
Luke is a rising senior at Indiana University studying media advertising and marketing. Prior to joining the team, he gained experience as a social media and development intern for Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, working closely on messaging and fundraising projects across the state. With a foundational marketing skillset and a passion for creative storytelling, Luke will be the strategy and design intern. He will also be working closely with the creative strategies team on the implementation of creative design.
Lainey is currently on the pre-law track, studying business and entertainment, film production and international business as a rising sophomore at American University in Washington, DC. Previously, Lainey participated in the Pro Bono Consultant Project as a student consultant, as well as interning at the Sacopulos Law Firm with strong research and marketing skills. Lainey will be the government relations intern conducting policy and grant research and monitoring legislative activities by attending House and Senate committees.
The RJLU program provides unique hands-on opportunities for interns due to a close proximity to the Indiana Statehouse and prestigious connections throughout Indianapolis and the entire state of Indiana. Each of the four RJL Solutions’ interns provide the team with diverse skillsets, yet similar passions, leading to many successes to come this summer.
For future internship opportunities with RJLU, visit www.rjlsolutions.com/internships.html.