Local grad gains valuable experience with Rep. Torr at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:42 am

STATEHOUSE (March 23, 2017) – A local graduate is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Jerry Torr (R-Carmel) and his fellow members of the House of Representatives during the 2017 legislative session.

James Collins, a resident of Carmel, is the son of Jim and Tammy Collins. He is a Purdue University graduate who earned a bachelor’s degree and majored in economics and management.

As a legislative intern, Collins corresponds with constituents through phone calls, letters and emails. He also helps staff committee hearings and floor proceedings.

“Interns provide much-needed help during session,” Torr said. “Their daily assistance with various tasks not only provides them with firsthand skills and knowledge of the legislative process, but also a unique look into state government. I encourage college students and recent graduates interested to apply for next year’s program.”

The House of Representatives offers paid internship opportunities to college students, law-school students, graduate students and recent college graduates for the duration of each legislative session.

Visit www.IndianaHouseRepublicans.com/internship for more information about the House Republican internship program.

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State Rep. Jerry Torr (R-Carmel) represents House District 39,
which includes portions of Hamilton County.

GAINING EXPERIENCE: Carmel resident James Collins joins State Rep. Jerry Torr (R-Carmel) in the House Chamber located at the Indiana Statehouse. Collins is interning with the House of Representatives throughout the 2017 legislative session.