White House picks 10 interns from Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Ten Virginians are among more than 140 people selected from across the country to participate in the fall White House internship program.

The White House says the program provides an opportunity to gain professional experience and build leadership skills. Interns work in departments ranging from the Offices of Cabinet Affairs and the Chief of Staff to the Offices of the First Lady and the Vice President. Other departments include the Presidential Personnel Office and the National Economic Council.

The interns from the state are: Caitlin Annand-Baechtel from Woodbridge; Susan Din from Stafford; Mohaimina Haque of Leesburg; Sainath Iyer from Fairfax; Vaishnav Krishnan of Chantilly; Harry Moseley from Richmond; Daniel Richardson from Leesburg; Robert Rome of Burke; Benjamin Towbin from Arlington; and Frank Wright of Lynchburg.