College students, recent grads can be paid interns at Statehouse
Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, according to State Rep. Randy Frye, R-Greensburg, and State Rep. Randy Lyness, R-West Harrison.
College and graduate students, and recent graduates can gain valuable hands-on experience and apply skills in a real-world setting. The paid internship is full-time and takes place during the spring semester.
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.
Interns are also eligible to apply for a competitive $3,000 scholarship to use toward undergraduate and graduate expenses.
More information about the Indiana House Republican Internship Program and the application can be found at www.IndianaHouseRepublicans.com/internship. Frye said the deadline to apply is Oct. 31.