Mahan: Gain experience by interning with the House of Representatives

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:14 am

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2016) — State Rep. Kevin Mahan (R-Hartford City) 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.

“These internship opportunities help young professionals build upon skills and expertise they already bring to the table,” Mahan said. “Each year, our interns provide valuable support to lawmakers during the legislative session. Every intern that I have worked with has experienced the legislative process up close.”

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.

Mahan 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


State Rep. Kevin Mahan represents Blackford County and portions of Delaware, Grant and Wells counties. 

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


NOTE TO THE EDITOR: Click here for Rep. Mahan’s full explanation of the House Republican Internship Program.