White House hires former Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine as press assistant

President Donald Trump’s TV star-run administration has hired former Disney Channel actress Caroline Sunshine as a White House press assistant.

Sunshine, 22, is best known for a role with Zendaya in the Disney series “Shake It Up,” which followed the lives of teenage backup dancers during its run from 2010 to 2013. 

Sunshine was named to the new job after a White House internship, which she landed through an application on the White House website, CNN reported. 

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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at the Fullscreen Films presents the premiere of 'The Outfield' at AMC CityWalk Stadium 19 at Universal Studios Hollywood on November 9, 2015 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jennifer Lourie/Getty Images)
IRVINE, CA - APRIL 15: Actor Caroline Sunshine and Senior Director of Starkey Hearing Steven Sawalich attends the Starkey Hearing Foundation's Listen Carefully Concert With Aloe Blacc at Woodbridge High School on April 15, 2015 in Irvine, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation)
IRVINE, CA - APRIL 15: Actor Caroline Sunshine (right) and her family attends the Starkey Hearing Foundation's Listen Carefully Concert With Aloe Blacc at Woodbridge High School on April 15, 2015 in Irvine, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JULY 09: Actresses Caroline Sunshine (L) and Ashley Argota attend the Celebrity Experience interactive event at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City on July 9, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JULY 09: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the The Celebrity Experience Interactive Event at Universal Studios Hollywood on July 9, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at the premiere of Monsters University held at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 17: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the world premiere of 'Monsters University' at the El Capitan Theatre on June 17, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 17: Actors Caroline Sunshine and Adam Irigoyen attend the world premiere of Disney Pixar's 'Monsters University' at the El Capitan Theatre on June 17, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 27: Actress Caroline Sunshine (L) and Radio Disney On-Air personality Hallie Ashford attend the Minnie Gifting Lounge during the 2013 Radio Disney Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Disney)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 27: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the Minnie Gifting Lounge during the 2013 Radio Disney Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Disney)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 27: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the 2013 Radio Disney Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at USC Galen Center on March 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for KCA)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 25: Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at the 2012 Hollywood Christmas Parade Benefiting Marine Toys For Tots on November 25, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - OCTOBER 21: Actresses Caroline Sunshine (L) and Bella Thorne attend the Camp Ronald McDonald For Good Times 20th Annual Halloween Carnival at Universal Studios Backlot on October 21, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Actors Caroline Sunshine, Bella Thorne and Zendaya attend Bella Thorne's Quinceanera and 15th birthday party at Siren Studios on October 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - OCTOBER 21: Adam Irigoyen, Rico Rodriguez, Bella Thorne, Raini Rodriguez, Katherine McNamara, Olivia Holt, Caroline Sunshine, Kelli Berglund and Brendan Meyer arrive at Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times '20th Annual Halloween Carnival' held at Universal Studios Backlot on October 21, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures And Gold Circle Films' 'Pitch Perfect' at ArcLight Cinemas on September 24, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Oh Brother It Up' - Rocky and CeCe get hired at Bob's Kabob's, where CeCe loses her job after she butts heads with the strict manager, Logan. Meanwhile, Georgia plans Jeremy's birthday dinner, and he is bringing over his son 'little scooter' for the first time. Guest starring Leo Howard as Logan. This episode of 'Shake It Up' airs SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT), on Disney Channel. (Photo by Ron Tom/Disney Channel via Getty Images) DAVIS CLEVELAND, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
SHAKE IT UP - 'Oh Brother It Up' - Rocky and CeCe get hired at Bob's Kabob's, where CeCe loses her job after she butts heads with the strict manager, Logan. Meanwhile, Georgia plans Jeremy's birthday dinner, and he is bringing over his son 'little scooter' for the first time. Guest starring Leo Howard as Logan. This episode of 'Shake It Up' airs SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT), on Disney Channel. (Photo by Ron Tom/Disney Channel via Getty Images) DAVIS CLEVELAND, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
SHAKE IT UP - 'Oh Brother It Up' - Rocky and CeCe get hired at Bob's Kabob's, where CeCe loses her job after she butts heads with the strict manager, Logan. Meanwhile, Georgia plans Jeremy's birthday dinner, and he is bringing over his son 'little scooter' for the first time. Guest starring Leo Howard as Logan. This episode of 'Shake It Up' airs SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT), on Disney Channel. (Photo by Ron Tom/Disney Channel via Getty Images) ANTHONY STARKE, ANITA BARONE, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
SHAKE IT UP - 'Quit It Up' - CeCe gets an embarrassing job as a dancing zit at the mall, but is determined to keep the gig to prove to Rocky and Logan that she doesn't always quit what she starts. Also, the girls get breaking news about the fate of Shake It Up Chicago that threatens to change everything. This episode of 'Shake It Up' airs SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT), on Disney Channel. (Photo by Adam Taylor / Disney Channel via Getty Images) CAROLINE SUNSHINE
SHAKE IT UP - 'Quit It Up' - CeCe gets an embarrassing job as a dancing zit at the mall, but is determined to keep the gig to prove to Rocky and Logan that she doesn't always quit what she starts. Also, the girls get breaking news about the fate of Shake It Up Chicago that threatens to change everything. This episode of 'Shake It Up' airs SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT), on Disney Channel. (Photo by Adam Taylor / Disney Channel via Getty Images) DAVIS CLEVELAND, LEO HOWARD, BELLA THORNE, ADRIENNE BERRY, ZENDAYA, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
SANTA MONICA, CA - AUGUST 19: Caroline Sunshine arrives at the 2012 Do Something Awards at Barker Hangar on August 19, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Fire It Up' - After a fire destroys the 'Shake It Up, Chicago' set, CeCe is worried she might have accidentally caused it by leaving her curling iron on. Guilt ridden, she now must decide if she?ll tell the police detective, who happens to be dating her mom, what she believes may have caused the fire. Meanwhile, Tinka tries to win over Rocky and CeCe after Gunther returns home to the old country, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty Images) ZENDAYA, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, BELLA THORNE
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Caroline Sunshine attends the 6th Annual Kidstock Music and Arts Festival at Greystone Mansion on June 3, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 18: Caroline Sunshine arrives at 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival - 'Brave' premiere held at Dolby Theatre on June 18, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - APRIL 22: (L-R) Actors Kenton Duty, Caroline Sunshine, Rachel G Fox and Jennifer Veal attend the Children Mending Hearts 4th Annual Spring Benefit on April 22, 2012 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/WireImage)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Made In Japan' - Rocky and CeCe win a trip to Japan to be part of a dance video game production and the world famous Blue Man Group performs in a madcap 'Shake It Up' event that's infused with Tokyo teen fashion and 'J-Pop' music. 'Shake It Up: Made In Japan' premieres FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 (8:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty images) KENTON DUTY, ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31: Caroline Sunshine attends the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards at Galen Center on March 31, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the 'John Carter' Los Angeles premiere held at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on February 22, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Made In Japan' - Rocky and CeCe win a trip to Japan to be part of a dance video game production and the world famous Blue Man Group performs in a madcap 'Shake It Up' event that's infused with Tokyo teen fashion and 'J-Pop' music. 'Shake It Up: Made In Japan' premieres FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 (8:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty images) KENTON DUTY, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, BELLA THORNE, ZENDAYA
DISNEY'S FRIENDS FOR CHANGE - Roshon Fegan and Caroline Sunshine, stars of the hit Disney Channel series 'Shake It Up,' will help spread the word about Disney Friends for Change program expansion, aimed to inspire kids and families to make a difference in their world by taking actions to help people, their communities and the planet. The young actors are featured in interstitials debuting THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 on Disney Channel. The messages invite kids to design their own service project and apply for a Disney Friends for Change Grant from Youth Service America at Disney.com/Friends to help put their ideas into action. (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/Disney Channel via Getty Images) CAROLINE SUNSHINE, ROSHON FEGAN
DISNEY'S FRIENDS FOR CHANGE - Roshon Fegan and Caroline Sunshine, stars of the hit Disney Channel series 'Shake It Up,' will help spread the word about Disney Friends for Change program expansion, aimed to inspire kids and families to make a difference in their world by taking actions to help people, their communities and the planet. The young actors are featured in interstitials debuting THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 on Disney Channel. The messages invite kids to design their own service project and apply for a Disney Friends for Change Grant from Youth Service America at Disney.com/Friends to help put their ideas into action. (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/Disney Channel via Getty Images) CAROLINE SUNSHINE, ROSHON FEGAN
DISNEY'S FRIENDS FOR CHANGE - Roshon Fegan and Caroline Sunshine, stars of the hit Disney Channel series 'Shake It Up,' will help spread the word about Disney Friends for Change program expansion, aimed to inspire kids and families to make a difference in their world by taking actions to help people, their communities and the planet. The young actors are featured in interstitials debuting THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 on Disney Channel. The messages invite kids to design their own service project and apply for a Disney Friends for Change Grant from Youth Service America at Disney.com/Friends to help put their ideas into action. (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/Disney Channel via Getty Images) CAROLINE SUNSHINE
DISNEY'S FRIENDS FOR CHANGE - Roshon Fegan and Caroline Sunshine, stars of the hit Disney Channel series 'Shake It Up,' will help spread the word about Disney Friends for Change program expansion, aimed to inspire kids and families to make a difference in their world by taking actions to help people, their communities and the planet. The young actors are featured in interstitials debuting THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 on Disney Channel. The messages invite kids to design their own service project and apply for a Disney Friends for Change Grant from Youth Service America at Disney.com/Friends to help put their ideas into action. (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/Disney Channel via Getty Images) CAROLINE SUNSHINE, ROSHON FEGAN
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 27: (L-R) Actors Adam Irigoyen, Caroline Sunshine and Kenton Duty ride in the 80th Anniversary Hollywood Christmas Parade on November 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 05: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the Dream Magazine's Winter Wonderland Holidy Party held at The Federal on December 5, 2011 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - DECEMBER 06: Caroline Sunshine attends Popstar! Magazine Celebrates Their Break-through Artists Of 2012 on December 6, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Whodunit Up?' - When a phantom threatens to shut down 'Shake It Up, Chicago,' CeCe, Rocky, Gunther and Tinka try to unmask the culprit before any damage is done, , in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, APRIL 15 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Bruce Birmelin / Disney Channel via Getty Images) ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, KENTON DUTY
SHAKE IT UP - 'Whodunit Up?' - When a phantom threatens to shut down 'Shake It Up, Chicago,' CeCe, Rocky, Gunther and Tinka try to unmask the culprit before any damage is done, , in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, APRIL 15 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Bruce Birmelin / Disney Channel via Getty Images) CAROLINE SUNSHINE, BELLA THORNE, KENTON DUTY, ZENDAYA, R. BRANDON JOHNSON
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - OCTOBER 23: (L-R) Shrek, actress Caroline Sunshine, actor Adam Irigoyen and Scooby Doo attend Camp Ronald McDonald For Good Times' 19th Annual Halloween Carnival at Universal Studios on October 23, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Tunnel It Up' - CeCe hatches a plan that will allow her and Rocky to tape a 'Shake It Up, Chicago' national special and be at a school dance on the same night. Meanwhile, Deuce ends up having to bring Flynn to the dance, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, MAY 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty images) ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 22: Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at Variety's 5th annual Power Of Youth event presented by The Hub at Paramount Studios on October 22, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Tunnel It Up' - CeCe hatches a plan that will allow her and Rocky to tape a 'Shake It Up, Chicago' national special and be at a school dance on the same night. Meanwhile, Deuce ends up having to bring Flynn to the dance, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, MAY 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty images) ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - OCTOBER 02: Caroline Sunshine attends the 'Real Steel' Los Angeles Premiere at Gibson Amphitheatre on October 2, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the 9th annual Teen Vogue's Young Hollywood party at Paramount Studios on September 23, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Camp It Up' - CeCe and Rocky decide to host their own dance camp for kids in order to raise money to attend a week-long dance camp. Meanwhile, Ty and Tinka go head-to-head in a ping-pong tournament at Crusty's Pizza Parlor and the winners of 'Make Your Mark; Ultimate Dance Off - 'Shake It Up' Edition' -- Aksquared -- perform a spotlight dance, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Bruce Birmelin/Disney Channel via Getty Images)CAROLINE SUNSHINE
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 12: Caroline Sunshine of Disney's 'Shake it UP' during a special meet & greet with 10 lucky children from WHEDco, a local outreach program as she visits Planet Hollywood Times Square on August 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 12: Caroline Sunshine of Disney's 'Shake it UP' during a special meet & greet with 10 lucky children from WHEDco, a local outreach program as she visits Planet Hollywood Times Square on August 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the UN International Year of Youth Culmination Celebration Session's Morning Summit at the United Nations on August 11, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Caroline Sunshine arrives at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's 22nd Annual 'A Time For Heroes' celebrity carnival held at Wadsworth Theater on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the premiere of Disney/Pixar's 'Cars 2' at the El Capitan Theatre on June 18, 2011 in Hollywood, California. *** Local Caption ***
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 11: Actor and UN Youth Champion Monique Coleman ( L) and actor Caroline Sunshine stretch with audience members during the UN International Year of Youth Culmination Celebration Session's Morning Summit at the United Nations on August 11, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 28: Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at the 2nd annual Thirst Project Gala at The Beverly Hilton hotel on June 28, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Shake It Up, Up and Away' - CeCe and Rocky risk being booted from 'Shake It Up, Chicago' -- and learn a lesson about friendship and judgment -- when on a group bus trip, they make a detour to a reality show audition. Meanwhile, Deuce and Ty vie for a job at Crusty's Pizza Parlor, in the season two premiere of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Bruce Birmelin/Disney Channel via Getty Images)ZENDAYA, KENTON DUTY, BELLA THORNE, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 12: Actors Caroline Sunshine (L) and Jake Short (R) play along with the Harambe Drum Circle during the 22nd Annual Time for Heroes Celebrity Picnic sponsored by Disney to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation at Wadsworth Theater on the Veteran Administration Lawn on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Getty Images for EGPAF)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Shake It Up, Up and Away' - CeCe and Rocky risk being booted from 'Shake It Up, Chicago' -- and learn a lesson about friendship and judgment -- when on a group bus trip, they make a detour to a reality show audition. Meanwhile, Deuce and Ty vie for a job at Crusty's Pizza Parlor, in the season two premiere of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Bruce Birmelin/Disney Channel via Getty Images)R. BRANDON JOHNSON, KENTON DUTY, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE
Actors Adam Irigoyen, Mickey Mouse and Caroline Sunshine arrive at the world premiere of 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' at Disneyland on May 7, 2011 in Anaheim, United States. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/WireImage)
(L-R) Actors Brandon Johnson, Adam Irigoyen, Caroline Sunshine and Kenton Duty attend HGTV's 'My Yard Goes Disney' premiere party at Le Belle at Hollywood Tower on June 6, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
DISNEY CHANNEL- Disney Channels Worldwide presented what's ahead for Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and Radio Disney at the 2011-12 Disney Kids and Family Upfront at New York City's Gotham Hall, 3/16/11. Hosted by Radio Disney's Ernie D, the event included performances by teen superstar Selena Gomez, newcomer China Anne McClain, actor and martial arts ace Leo Howard, the Never Land Pirate Band and appearances by actress Debby Ryan and the cast of 'Shake It Up,' TV's #1 series among Kids 6-14.(Photo by Heidi Gutman/Disney Channel via Getty Images)KENTON DUTY, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
DISNEY CHANNEL- Disney Channels Worldwide presented what's ahead for Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and Radio Disney at the 2011-12 Disney Kids and Family Upfront at New York City's Gotham Hall, 3/16/11. Hosted by Radio Disney's Ernie D, the event included performances by teen superstar Selena Gomez, newcomer China Anne McClain, actor and martial arts ace Leo Howard, the Never Land Pirate Band and appearances by actress Debby Ryan and the cast of 'Shake It Up,' TV's #1 series among Kids 6-14.(Photo by Ida Mae Astute/Disney Channel via Getty Images)ROSHON FEGAN, ADAM IRIGOYEN, ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE, KENTON DUTY, DAVIS CLEVELAND, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 16: Actors Kenton Duty (L) and Caroline Sunshine attend the 2011 Disney Kids & Family upfront at Gotham Hall on March 16, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Summer It Up' - CeCe, Rocky, Flynn, Deuce and Ty head to Lake Whitehead for a week-long summer vacation. CeCe tries to get Rocky to enjoy her summer break, and during a game of truth or dare, Rocky jumps into the lake and winds up in the hospital with an injured foot, leaving the gang wondering if she'll ever be able to dance again. Meanwhile, Gunther and Tinka's family coincidentally rent a house next door and try to help Flynn overcome his fear of the Lake Monster, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, JULY 24 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Craig Sjodin/Disney Channel via Getty Images).BELLA THORNE, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, KENTON DUTY
SHAKE IT UP - 'Summer It Up' - CeCe, Rocky, Flynn, Deuce and Ty head to Lake Whitehead for a week-long summer vacation. CeCe tries to get Rocky to enjoy her summer break, and during a game of truth or dare, Rocky jumps into the lake and winds up in the hospital with an injured foot, leaving the gang wondering if she'll ever be able to dance again. Meanwhile, Gunther and Tinka's family coincidentally rent a house next door and try to help Flynn overcome his fear of the Lake Monster, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, JULY 24 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Craig Sjodin/Disney Channel via Getty Images).CAROLINE SUNSHINE, ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE
SHAKE IT UP - 'Summer It Up' - CeCe, Rocky, Flynn, Deuce and Ty head to Lake Whitehead for a week-long summer vacation. CeCe tries to get Rocky to enjoy her summer break, and during a game of truth or dare, Rocky jumps into the lake and winds up in the hospital with an injured foot, leaving the gang wondering if she'll ever be able to dance again. Meanwhile, Gunther and Tinka's family coincidentally rent a house next door and try to help Flynn overcome his fear of the Lake Monster, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, JULY 24 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Craig Sjodin/Disney Channel via Getty Images).ADAM IRIGOYEN, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, BELLA THORNE, ZENDAYA
Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at the world premiere of the animated Disney comedy adventure �Gnomeo & Juliet,' January 23, 2011 at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Throw It Up' - CeCe and Rocky get the opportunity to perform a big spotlight number alongside English dance crew, 'The Highlighters'. Right before the performance, Host Gary falls ill, leaving CeCe and Rocky in charge of both the show and making sure they don't get sick themselves. Meanwhile, Deuce is left in charge of Flynn and his errands. But when Flynn convinces him to ditch the chores and play hooky, the day takes an unexpected turn, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, AUGUST 21 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty Images)CAROLINE SUNSHINE
SHAKE IT UP - 'Throw It Up' - CeCe and Rocky get the opportunity to perform a big spotlight number alongside English dance crew, 'The Highlighters'. Right before the performance, Host Gary falls ill, leaving CeCe and Rocky in charge of both the show and making sure they don't get sick themselves. Meanwhile, Deuce is left in charge of Flynn and his errands. But when Flynn convinces him to ditch the chores and play hooky, the day takes an unexpected turn, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, AUGUST 21 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty Images)CAROLINE SUNSHINE, ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE
HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 14: Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at Walt Disney Pictures Presents the Premiere of 'Tangled' at the El Capitan Theatre on November 14, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Actress Caroline Sunshine attends 'Kids Helping Children' at Anaheim Hilton Hotel on November 14, 2010 in Anaheim, California. *** Local Caption ***
SHAKE IT UP - 'Show It Up' - Rocky and CeCe team up with Gunther and Tinka to take down the reigning high school talent show champs, overly peppy cheerleaders Candy and Randy. But when Randy and Candy decide to steal Gunther and Tinka for themselves, the girls have to figure out another way to win - which involves getting Ty to dance with them. Meanwhile, Flynn helps Deuce prepare to MC the talent show, convincing him he needs to kick off the show with an amazing opening act of his own, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty Images)KENTON DUTY, CAROLINE SUNSHINE
SHAKE IT UP - 'Show It Up' - Rocky and CeCe team up with Gunther and Tinka to take down the reigning high school talent show champs, overly peppy cheerleaders Candy and Randy. But when Randy and Candy decide to steal Gunther and Tinka for themselves, the girls have to figure out another way to win - which involves getting Ty to dance with them. Meanwhile, Flynn helps Deuce prepare to MC the talent show, convincing him he needs to kick off the show with an amazing opening act of his own, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty Images)CHARLET CHUNG, WYATT STARKMAN, KENTON DUTY, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, ZENDAYA, BELLA THORNE
SHAKE IT UP - 'Show It Up' - Rocky and CeCe team up with Gunther and Tinka to take down the reigning high school talent show champs, overly peppy cheerleaders Candy and Randy. But when Randy and Candy decide to steal Gunther and Tinka for themselves, the girls have to figure out another way to win - which involves getting Ty to dance with them. Meanwhile, Flynn helps Deuce prepare to MC the talent show, convincing him he needs to kick off the show with an amazing opening act of his own, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty Images)WYATT STARKMAN, CHARLET CHUNG, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, KENTON DUTY
Actresses Jadin Gould, Bella Thorne, Zendeya Coleman and Caroline Sunshine attend the 11th Annual Mattel Party On The Pier at Santa Monica Pier on October 17, 2010 in Santa Monica, California.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 28: Actress Caroline Sunshine attends Picnic-In-The-Park Premiere Of 'Tinkerbell' at La Cienega Park on August 28, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Arun Nevader/WireImage)
SHAKE IT UP - Disney Channel's 'Shake It Up' stars Adam Irigoyen as Duece, Roshon Fegan as Ty Blue, Bella Thorne as CeCe Jones, Davis Cleveland as Flynn Jones, Zendaya Coleman as Rocky Blue, Kenton Duty as Gunther and Caroline Sunshine as Tinka. (Photo by Craig Sjodin/Disney Channel via Getty Images)
SHAKE IT UP - 'Kick It Up' - After Deuce points out that Rocky and CeCe are joined at the hip like Gunther and Tinka, they decide to start doing some things apart. But when Rocky starts to make new friends and finds a new hobby, CeCe is afraid their friendship is over for good. Meanwhile, Flynn enlists his new friend Henry to join his karate class to help fend off bullies. Kent Boyd guest stars as himself, in a spotlight dance, in a new episode of 'Shake It Up,' SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (Photo by Bruce Birmelin/Disney Channel via Getty Images) BELLA THORNE, CAROLINE SUNSHINE, KENTON DUTY
Actress Caroline Sunshine attends the premiere of 'Despicable Me' at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. *** Local Caption ***
BURBANK, CA - JUNE 12: Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at Cartoon Network's world premiere of 'Unnatural History!' at Warner Bros. Studios on June 12, 2010 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)
(Anaheim)�Orange County resident Caroline Sunshine (cq) gets a hug from Mickey Mouse at the dedication of the Dumbo ride. Disneyland launches their 50th Anniversary with the 'Happiest Celebration On Earth' with parades and special events. May 4, 2005 (Photo by Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
(Anaheim)�Caroline Sunshine rides the Dumbo ride with Mickey.Disneyland launches their 50th Anniversary with the 'Happiest Celebration On Earth' with parades and special events. May 4, 2005 (Photo by Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 04: Mickey Mouse and Caroline Sunshine take part in the unveiling of the 'Golden Dumbo' to commemorate the Disneyland 50th Anniversary Celebration at Disneyland Park on May 4, 2005 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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“In college, she was involved with the American Enterprise Institute and an active member of her school’s Model United Nations team,” White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told CNN. “Prior to her internship at the White House, Caroline interned for the Office of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the College Republican National Committee and the California Republican Party.”

Images on Sunshine’s Instagram show some from her Model U.N. days and hints of political ambitions, like a photo of an “I voted” sticker

That Trump’s White House would hire another staffer with TV experience isn’t surprising. The president, who spent years as a reality TV star, recently named John Bolton ― a Fox News analyst ― as his new national security adviser.

Still, many people on social media had comments about Sunshine’s appointment:

Disney once had a show called “Cory in the House” about a kid in the White House. Maybe “Caroline in the House” is coming.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

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