Cherry: Gain experience by interning with the House of Representatives

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:15 am

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 29, 2016) State Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield) and fellow Republican members of the Indiana House of Representatives are seeking interns for the upcoming 2017 legislative session, which runs from January through April.

“With a highly-competitive job market, internships are a great way to build a strong resume. An internship with the House of Representatives opens up networking opportunities and is often a gateway to a career,” Cherry said. “Many of our staff members interned with the House, before being hired on full-time.”

College sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students, law students and recent graduates are eligible to apply. Benefits include a bi-weekly compensation of $700 and opportunities to earn academic credits and a scholarship.

Cherry said these are full-time positions, Monday through Friday, with a typical work day starting at 8:30 a.m. 

Internships are available in various departments, including legislative, communications, technology, fiscal policy and policy.

The deadline to apply is Oct. 31. For more information and to submit applications, visit



Rep. Cherry represents portions of Hancock and Madison counties.

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