An organization that protects and advocates for the various interests of the turkey industry, the National Turkey Federation is accepting internship applications for the spring 2014 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to gain a strong understanding of the legislative and regulatory process, communications management and trade association structure. Applicants must be recent graduates or currently enrolled in a degree-granting program at an undergraduate school during the internship. Pursuit of, or degree in, agriculture, communications, public health, and/or legal studies strongly desired, but not mandatory. This paid internship will run January 13 - May 9. Interns
can arrange to receive academic credit for their work. A resume and cover letter are due by December 13, to Courtney Mallory, at email@example.com.
The City of Minneapolis Office of Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) is looking for a full-time, temporary intern. The position is for up to six months starting in January 2014. It is designed to provide an opportunity to a recent graduate from undergrad or graduate school. Successful applicant will work closely with Intergovernmental Relations staff as they advocate for the City of Minneapolis' legislative agenda at the state legislature. Applicant should have an understanding of the Minnesota State Legislature and an interest in legislative/local government policy issues.
Clean Water Action is looking for enthusiastic students or recent graduates who are willing to work hard advancing the goals of Clean Water Action. You will assist with research and analysis on a project focusing on global warming impacts on Minnesota's water. This research will serve as the basis for materials and briefings for elected officials, candidates for office and other public audiences.
MIC is part of a national network of similar organizations that work to educate ordinary citizens on global issues and connect them with international people and cultures. MIC coordinates globally-focused learning opportunities for people of all ages, bringing the world into homes, schools, workplaces and communities throughout Minnesota. Internships are offered for Spring, Summer, and Fall terms.
The 23rd Annual Summer for Undergraduates Program will take place May 19- June 12, 2014. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 28, 2014.
The Summer for Undergraduates Program at Florida State Law is the largest of its kind and has become a model for other law schools nationally. Approximately 60 undergraduate college students will be chosen from the applicant pool to participate in the four-week long program.
George Mason University offers a variety of internship programs for students who wish to intern at public policy think tanks in their home states. This fellowship also involves two weeks of training in Washington.
The Roosevelt Summer Academy is a paid fellowship program that combines a full-time internship with a training curriculum and weekly networking events as part of an integrated program of leadership development. We bring new, diverse, and progressive voices into the political process. The program runs for nine weeks, in Chicago, New York City, and Washington, D.C.
The intern program in Senator Franken's office strives to fully immerse the interns in the legislative process. Interns will be paired with a legislative assistant who matches their issue area of interest, and will assist this staffer with policy research, as well as attend committee hearings and other Senate events. They will be a vital component of keeping the office functional, by assisting with the constituent mail process and managing the front desk.
Each year opportunities are made available to bright and dynamic college students to view, first hand, the workings of government. While you are here, we hope to do several things to make this the most productive experience you have had to date.
The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today's young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.