During on-site orientation for his summer internship at the U.S. Department of State, LSA senior Hunter Zhao talked to a lot of fellow interns whose families had ties to politics. There were interns with parents who worked on “the Hill” and interns whose parents worked at political think tanks and interns whose parents worked in the Foreign Service. Zhao’s background was a little different.

At the State Department orientation, Zhao explained that his parents worked at a restaurant. “So why are you interested in this?” the other interns asked (continued).

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