Dermody: Gain experience by interning with the House of Representatives

Posted by: Hannah Carlock  | Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:40 am

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) and fellow Republican members of the Indiana House of Representatives encourage students to apply to intern for the upcoming 2017 legislative session, which runs from January through April.

“Internships serve as gateways to full-time employment,” Dermody said. “Most of the staff working at the Statehouse and several representatives started their careers as House interns. Students can also take advantage of the great networking opportunities while strengthening their resumes.”

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.

Dermody 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. Dermody represents portions of LaPorte and Starke counties.

A high-resolution photo of Dermody can be downloaded by clicking here.