Alina BurrissAssociate, Campaigns

  • Career Highlights
  • Intern, Lindsey Graham Campaign
  • Intern, U.S. Senate Budget Committee

Alina is a Lexington resident who completed her academic journey at Clemson University in December 2023. She earned a degree in Political Science with a minor in Brand Communications.

Throughout her time at Clemson, Alina actively participated in various extracurricular activities, including the Tiger Guard, where she showcased her talents in pregame and halftime performances on the football field, alongside the Clemson Marching Band.

Additionally, she served as the Campus Outreach Chair for the recently established Young Americans for Freedom club. Alina also held a position at Chick-fil-A for over five years, where she cultivated essential skills in customer service, teamwork, and time management.

Growing up, Alina always had an interest in politics. Since then, she interned for Senator Lindsey Graham, both during the peak of the 2020 campaign cycle and in 2023.

Further expanding her horizons, Alina spent a month interning in Washington, DC with the Senate Budget Committee in 2022. As an intern, she was able to experience the process of an election and how it takes place. While interning in 2023, she also volunteered for the SCGOP and helped in the setup process for the annual Silver Elephant Dinner.


Clemson University, BA, Political Science (2023); Minor, Brand Communications


Actively involved in local church
Young Americans for Freedom Club, former Campus Outreach Chair (2023)
Tiger Guard (2020-2023)