Meet our 2023 Legal Summer Interns Before They Head to D.C.

We have selected four Wayne State University Law students to be our 2023 Legal Summer Interns in Washington, D.C. Each intern will spend 10 to 12 weeks throughout the summer working in a Congressional oversight committee under the supervision of a senior legal counsel. 

Meet our 2023 interns here before they head to D.C.!

Micah Stadnika headshot

Micah Stadnika, a 1L, graduated from Oakland University with majors in Spanish Language and Literature and Communication. She worked for the past few years as a policy analyst at Clean Fuels Michigan, a nonprofit focused on accelerating the equitable transition to clean transportation. In February 2023, Micah joined the Levin Center as a Research Assistant. Micah will serve her internship on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC).

Jah'Juan Bess headshot

Jah’Juan Bess, is Treasurer of the Black Law Student Association and recipient of a Damon J. Keith Scholarship. He graduated from Claflin University with a degree in Political Science. While studying at Wayne he served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Stephen Murphy III. He currently serves as a student attorney with Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer and Lakeshore Legal Aid Eviction Prevention Unit. Jah’Juan will serve his internship on the Senate Finance Committee.

Madeline Cole headshot

Madeline Cole, a 2L, graduated from Wayne State University with a major in Mechanical Engineering. While studying at Wayne Law, she volunteered as a legal intern for the Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice. Madeline will serve her internship on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight.

Alexander Coryell headshot

Alexander Coryell, a 1L, graduated from University of Michigan with honors in 2018 with a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Spanish. Prior to starting Law School, he worked for AVL, an Austrian engineering firm, from 2018 to 2022, where he updated hydrogen fuel cell test chambers and helped develop the self-driving software for an electric car. Alexander will serve his internship on the Senate Select Committee on Aging.