Hostettler invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internships

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, according to State Rep. Matt Hostettler (R-Fort Branch).

Hostettler said the internship program is a unique opportunity for college and graduate students, and recent graduates to gain valuable hands-on experience and apply skills in a real-world setting. He said the paid internship is full-time and takes place during the spring semester at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

“Our community is home to many talented individuals who would make excellent candidates for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program,” Hostettler said. “The skills gained during the experience are invaluable as students prepare to enter Indiana’s competitive job market. Spots fill up fast so apply as soon as possible.”

Internship positions are open to college sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates of all majors. Students can apply for internships in a variety of areas, focusing on legislative operations, communications and media relations, policy or fiscal policy.

The positions are full-time, Monday through Friday, lasting from January through mid-March. Interns receive biweekly compensation of $750, and can earn academic credit through their college or university. Hostettler said interns are also eligible to apply for a competitive $3,000 scholarship to use toward undergraduate and graduate expenses.  

More information about the Indiana House Republican Internship Program and the application can be found at Hostettler said the deadline to apply is Oct. 31.


State Rep. Matt Hostettler (R-Fort Branch) represents Gibson County
and portions of Knox, Pike, Vanderburgh and Posey counties.
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