All About Michelle Obama's Internship Program

Barack and Michelle Obama recently announced their 16-week internship program based in Washington D.C.

According to CNBC, The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama emailed former White House interns on Friday announcing the program.

The program seeks those who "take initiative, manage their time well, have strong attention to detail, solid writing skills, and the utmost commitment to public service." The internship will be centered around correspondence but include a "variety of tasks."

The Obamas plan to continue their path of public service. In Obama's farewell address, he said: "In fact I will be right there with you as a citizen for all my remaining days."

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