Statehouse internships available for college students, recent grads


Applications are now available for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session.

State District 65 Rep. Chris May, R-Bedford, said the program is a unique opportunity for college and graduate students and recent graduates to gain valuable hands-on experience and apply skills in a real-world setting.

The paid internship takes place during the spring semester at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

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

The positions are full time Monday through Friday, lasting from January through mid-March. Interns receive biweekly compensation of $750 and can earn academic credit through their college or university. May said interns also are eligible to apply for a competitive $3,000 scholarship to use toward undergraduate and graduate expenses.

For information about the program or an application, visit The deadline to apply is Oct. 31.

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