2022 House Republican Internship Program

Internships in 2022 will be from January through mid-March.


The Indiana House of Representatives Republican Internship Program offers paid, spring semester internships at the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis. This internship is a unique opportunity to gain practical knowledge of state government through active participation in the legislative process.

Working closely with legislators, interns develop professional skills while strengthening their political knowledge. The experiences gained while interning with the House Republican Caucus will benefit students’ academic growth. During the legislative session, House Republican interns are a part of a governing body that produces laws and shapes public policy for Indiana's 6 million residents.  

The House Republican Caucus offers internship opportunities in a variety of departments:

  • Legislative
    • Work directly with an assigned group of state representatives.
    • Research and respond to legislative questions.
    • Track bills through the legislative process.
    • Aid in committee coverage and preparing reports.
    • Communicate directly with constituents via mail, phone, and email.
  • Communications/Media Relations
    • Work directly with an assigned press secretary and group of state representatives.
    • Write press releases, guest columns and e-newsletters.
    • Monitor news coverage and track social media.
    • Help setup press conferences and media availabilities.
    • Take photos during events and coordinate media interviews.
    • Opportunities available to focus on social media, graphic design and audio/video production.
  • Fiscal Policy
    • Create and maintain Ways & Means Committee bill tracking database.
    • Prepare summaries of Ways & Means Committee action.
    • Monitor tax- and finance-related bills assigned to committees other than the Ways & Means Committee.
    • Assist the Ways & Means Fiscal Staff with the interpretation and analysis of committee and second reading floor amendments.
  • Policy
    • Research, track and analyze amendments and bills.
    • Prepare committee reports for legislators.
    • Search for existing language in the Indiana Code.
    • Assist staff and legislators with legislative and fiscal inquiries.
    • Public Speaking.

Undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors; recent college graduates; graduate and law school students are eligible to apply for internships. All majors are welcome to apply – no previous political or government experience is required. Top applicants will demonstrate strong writing and interpersonal skills, project a positive attitude and be willing to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Interns are paired with a member of the House Republican Staff to work directly with an assigned group of state representatives.
  • This is a PAID internship. Interns earn a $750 bi-weekly compensation.
  • Interns may be eligible for academic credit through their college or university.
  • Scholarship opportunities are also available.
  • Numerous networking opportunities with state legislators, state agencies, and private sector organizations.
  • Participation in a weekly speaker series featuring Indiana political leaders.
  • Free parking in downtown Indianapolis across from the Statehouse is provided.

Click here to watch testimonials from former interns and current staffers to learn how the House Republican Internship Program can benefit you!

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If you have any questions please contact:

      Andrew Alvarez, Legislative Intern Director

      Indiana House of Representatives
      Republican Caucus
      200 W. Washington St., Room 401-1
      Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
      Phone: 317-234-9380
      e-mail: Andrew.Alvarez@iga.in.gov




      Courtney Heiden, Communications Intern Director
      Indiana House of Representatives 
      Republican Caucus 
      200 W. Washington St., Room 401-1
      Indianapolis, IN 46204 
      Phone: 317-232-9831
      e-mail: Courtney.Heiden@iga.in.gov