Intern Spotlight: Lucas Dean

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Lucas Dean is a junior at the University of Michigan majoring in English and History with minor in Political Science. He grew up on a diversified farm in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where his family grew wheat, apples, hay and raised livestock. Working on dairy farms throughout high school, Dean came to Washington to get a first-hand experience at how policy is made. During his internship with MTA, Dean has monitored hearings and briefings, researched legislation and assisted staff with fly-ins. So far, Dean has most enjoyed organizing fly-ins for the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. Dean was recently featured as the Student of the Week for the Michigan in Washington Program. Read more here.