[r90] Indiana House accepting intern applications through Oct 31st (10/14/2011)

Friday, October 14, 2011

Start Date: 10/14/2011
End Date: 10/14/2011

STATEHOUSE— State Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) is encouraging college students and graduates interested in learning more about the legislative process to apply for this year’s internship program with the Indiana House of Representatives. Applications are being accepted through October 31st.

“This is a great opportunity for students to develop a deeper understanding of what is happening at the Statehouse,” said Rep. Speedy. “With the Statehouse’s rich history and beautiful architecture, becoming a House intern not only gives students experience in state government, but it gives them a chance to be a part of and share in Indiana’s heritage.”

The Indiana House will be accepting applications for the internship program until October 31st . Applications are currently being accepted online at http://www.in.gov/legislative/house_republicans/intern.html.

College sophomores, juniors, seniors and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. All academic majors are accepted. The internship begins January 2012 and ends in March. It is a full-time internship located at the Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis.

Interns will be compensated with a $700 bi-weekly stipend and are eligible to apply for a competitive $3,000 scholarship. The educational scholarship is to be applied toward current or future undergraduate/graduate expenses.

Individuals interested in the internship program have four different areas to consider when applying: member services, media, computer/technology and policy/fiscal. For a detailed description of each area and additional information on the internship program, please visit the website listed above.

Applicants are encouraged to work with their school in order to obtain academic credit for the internship. Most colleges and universities in Indiana offer class credit for this internship.

“I encourage all qualified candidates to apply to the House internship program,” said Rep. Speedy. “Interns truly become key members of our staff during and play a key role at the Statehouse during the legislative session. I believe anyone who partakes in the program will find it a rewarding experience.”

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