Living through legislative sessions in Albany can dull you to the experience.
But what is it like for someone coming to the Capitol with fresh eyes?
Courteney Kerin, a StateWatch intern for the 2017 session, answered that question and more on Poozer Politics. She offered tips for surviving marathon public hearings, shed new light on Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick, highlighted the value of learning faces and spurned a career in journalism.
The interview also reveals how young people can be driven quickly to cynicism by life in the Capitol.