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  • Meet the Graduates

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    Alexandra Robertson
    B.A. in Political Science, 2010
    Campus Organizer , NARAL pro-choice Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
    I lead over 10 campus programs throughout the state of Minnesota, facilitating group meetings, political actions, volunteering and activist events. I also attend the University of Minnesota Law School.
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    Jennifer Linstad
    B.A. in Political Science, 2009
    Law Clerk, Reichert Armstrong Law Firm, Grand Forks,MN
    Reichert Armstrong is a general practice firm with a focus on criminal defense. At the law office, I write many legal briefs and motions for the courts, memorandums, and do plenty of legal research. I help with client intake and consultation. I assist in preparing for trial and helping the attorneys with any tasks that arise. I am a student at UND Law and will graduate in December 2011. I started law school at Creighton University in August of 2009 and transferred to UND Law after my first year in August of 2010.
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    Jeremy Estenson
    B.A. in Political Science, 2003
    Director of Government Affairs, Leonard, Street & Deinard, Minneapolis
    As a lobbyist, my job is to influence lawmaking on behalf of my clients' interests. Detailed knowledge of my clients' issues and good relationships with lawmakers are the two most important keys to being successful. In the summer and fall months, I spend most of my time visiting legislators to create issue awareness and broadening my understanding of my issue areas. Minnesota's legislative session begins in January or February (depending upon the year) and ends late in May. During that time, I spend my days at the Capitol in St Paul meeting with legislators and providing information to committees with the goal of either enacting new laws or stopping those which could harm my clients.
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    Michael Redlinger
    B.S. & M.S. in Political Science , 2002
    City Manager , City of Moorhead , Moorhead, MN
    I serve the Mayor, City Council, and citizens of Moorhead as the appointed chief administrative officer for the City of Moorhead. The City Manager is the policy advisor to the Mayor and City Council and provides focused planning and policy development for the City.
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    Nick Boushee
    B.A. in Political Science, 2009
    Graduate Student & Teaching Assistant, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California
    TA: Preparing lesson plans, instruct discussion sections (3 of them, 90 students total), proctor, grade and log exams and papers. Hold weekly office hours to answer students questions, etc. GS: I just finished my coursework and this fall I take the comprehensive exams. Upon successful completion of that stage, I start work on my dissertation proposal.