Rachael Hesling brings a wealth of experience to her interest in law and public relations. While studying at Vanderbilt University, Ms. Hesling fulfilled an internship with Nashville, Tennessee’s Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office (Juvenile Division). Her responsibilities in that position entailed completing client intake forms, preparing witness testimony, and following up with individual clients after the conclusion of their cases. She also participated in juvenile assessment meetings and helped to arrange appropriate program placement for young offenders. In 2011, Rachael Hesling worked as an Intern in the office of a private Nashville attorney. Among her wide range of duties, she prepared case files and court documents, interfaced with clients, and attended relevant meetings with a local board of special education.Beyond her experience in law, Rachael Hesling possesses a diverse work history in the field of public relations. For example, she assisted New York’s Carolina Herrera as a Public Relations Intern, Westwood One/BET radio networks as a Public Relations and Radio Show Writing Intern, and Dublin’s Morgan The Agency as a Public Relations and Website Design Intern. Rachael Hesling studied business administration at George Washington University, where she played varsity tennis from 2006 to 2007. Continuing her education at Vanderbilt University, she obtained two Bachelor’s degrees: one in Political Science and one in Human and Organizational Development. Ms. Hesling’s undergraduate studies included time abroad at Dublin Business School and the London School of Economics. After completing her time in Nashville, she spent a summer at Renmin University in Beijing, where she immersed in Chinese law.
Rachael Hesling resides in Washington DC where she is attending Georgetown University for her Master's Degree in International Affairs.