Lauren Peck served as a 2023 summer intern in the Office of Public Affairs at the United States Department of Energy. As a student at the University of Michigan, she is pursuing a B.A. from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and a Spanish minor from the College of Literature, Science, & Arts. Lauren's work began in 2019 when she founded her own production company. In the following year she worked for Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and House Representative Elissa Slotkin. Lauren also serves as a member of University of Michigan’s Dean of Students Advisory Board and Student Well-Being Network. In the future Lauren hopes to return to Washington D.C. to pursue a full-time career.