Applications are now open for the Indiana Senate Republican Caucus internship program for the 2022 legislative session.
This program offers paid spring-semester internships to current and recent college undergraduates as well as graduate students. Qualified applicants must be at least a college sophomore.
Interns are given a unique opportunity to gain practical knowledge of state government by working alongside Indiana senators at the Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis. This internship also allows students to obtain academic credit and provides a variety of scholarship and networking opportunities.
Jean Leising, State Senator for District 42
The Senate Republicans offer internship opportunities in the following areas:
- Legislative interns are usually paired with two senators and provide constituent services, track and analyze bill data, staff Senate committee hearings, and conduct legislative and policy research.
- Information Technology interns respond to IT needs of senators and staff, troubleshoot hardware and software issues, assist in the implementation of new technologies, and reformat and reimage computers.
- Legal interns support the Senate attorney’s office and conduct legal and policy research, draft and file Senate motions and resolutions, and summarize amendments and conference committee reports.
- Press Secretary interns track legislation, write news releases and op-eds, create newsletters and social media strategies, and work with members of the media.
- Policy interns conduct legislative and policy research, track legislative proposals, and write memos on legislation.
- Multimedia interns serve as Senate photographers and videographers, monitor online streaming of committees and session, create visual content for print and web, and assist in website management.
The internship runs from the end of December 2021 through mid-March 2022.
The application deadline is Oct. 31.
Go to www.indianasenaterepublicans.com/intern-program for more information or to fill out an application.