Rep. Mayfield: Gain experience by interning with the House of Representatives

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 1:00 pm

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2016) – State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) 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.

“Interning with the House of Representatives provides a first-hand experience of how the legislative process works,” Mayfield said. “Interns get to work alongside state lawmakers and their staff, researching legislation, connecting with the media and working to balance Indiana’s budget.”

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.

Mayfield 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 www.indianahouserepublicans.com/internship.

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State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) represents House District 60, which includes portions of Morgan and Monroe counties and is the Asst. Majority Floor Leader. She serves as a member of Ways and Means and Insurance committees.

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