John Keefe ’21, from Fair Haven, New Jersey, is a History major with a minor in Political Science. On campus, John is a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and serves as the chapter’s historian, career liaison, and the judicial board representative in the Interfraternity Council. He has also previously served as the chapter’s rush chairman. John has also completed the Garthwait Leadership Center’s Leadership Certificate program, where he helped the College’s Rotaract Club grow and impact the local community with the help of the Vice President of the College. Additionally, John is a member of the Pre-Law club and a contributing writer to The Gettysburgian, the college’s newspaper.
In the summer of 2019, John spent two months as a judicial intern to the Honorable Ellen Torregrossa-O’Connor in the Superior Court of New Jersey. There, he performed extensive legal research, drafted bench memos on various criminal law matters, and assisted law clerks in preparing, editing, and reviewing judicial opinions and bench memoranda. After his summer internship, John spent the fall 2019 semester studying European immigration policy, the current state of the European Union, and Renaissance art in Florence, Italy. For the summer of 2020, John will be working as a campaign liaison for Jersey Lawyers for Joe on the Biden 2020 campaign.
After graduation, John plans to attend law school and pursue a career in law, policy, and public affairs.