WASHINGTON, there.C. — Several college students who are from or attend school in Connecticut will gain career-boosting experience and contacts as White House here this fall. Those selected are considered future leaders in the field of public service, according to a White House release. The internship is intended to help build leadership skills and gain professional experience. Assignments are in one of more than a dozen White House departments, including the Domestic Policy click here National Economic Council, Office of Legislative Affairs and Office of the First Lady. The Connecticut-connected interns are: Jonathan Laxmi of Greenwich (New York University student); Antonia Sohns of Darien (attending University of Oxford, UK); Melissa Thaisz of New Milford (Lewis & Clark Law School, Oregon); Trinity College student Lindsay Monaghan; Yale undergraduates Kenechukwu Anoliefo, Samuel Hamer and Nathaniel Sobel; and Yale Law School student Jeffrey Love.