Mahan: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, July 27, 2018 9:02 am

STATEHOUSE (July 27, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Kevin Mahan (R-Hartford City).

Mahan said the House Republican Internship Program is a unique opportunity for college students and graduates to participate in state government and gain valuable hands-on experience. This paid internship at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis takes place during the spring semester and gives students the chance to work one-on-one with state legislators.

“The House Republican Internship Program is an opportunity for college students and recent graduates to participate in state government and gain valuable skills,” Mahan said. “Interns learn the ins and outs of how a law is passed, while also working directly with legislators and staff.”

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

These are full-time positions, Monday through Friday, lasting from January through April. In addition to biweekly compensation of $750, interns can earn academic credit through their college or university, and are eligible to apply for a competitive $3,000 scholarship to use toward undergraduate or graduate expenses.

More information about the House internship program and the application can be found at www.indianahouserepublicans.com/internship. Mahan said the application deadline is Oct. 31.

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State Rep. Kevin Mahan (R-Hartford City) represents House District 31, which includes

Blackford County and portions of Delaware, Grant and Wells counties. 

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