We are currently seeking interns for: August-December 2013
During this unpaid (college credit available) internship, you will serve 20 hours per week in the Maryland State House. You will gain experience in a fast-paced, high-level office environment and serve the State of Maryland. Past interns have learned about intergovernmental relationships, event preparation and political outreach. We’re seeking hardworking individuals who are ready to contribute to a team of dedicated, forward-thinking staff. Send us your cover letter, resume and writing sample today!
Interns are responsible for:
1. Outreach to elected officials for events with the Governor.
2. Attending press events hosted by the Governor.
3. Assisting in the organization of the Governor’s 2013 Day to Serve initiative.
4. Assisting in the organization of the Governor’s 2013 “Better Choices Better Results” tour.
5. Proofreading documents prepared by staff.
6. Assisting Intergovernmental Affairs staff in research.
7. Other duties as assigned.
Interns should possess:
1. Knowledge of the O’Malley-Brown Administration accomplishments and programs.
2. Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
3. Excellent verbal communication skills.
4. Professional office etiquette and demeanor when answering the telephone and interacting with office peers and guests.
5. Ability to comprehend legislation, initiatives and goals of the Governor.
6. Understanding of the legislative process in Maryland.
7. Computer Skills: Interns should be strong users of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Drive and Adobe Acrobat. Interns should possess the ability to use search and analytical skills to find information online and assess validity.
Intern applicants should email a cover letter, resume and short writing sample (no research papers, please) to David Sloan at firstname.lastname@example.org and Mollie Byron at email@example.com. Please include your availability in your cover letter.
Due to a high volume of applications, please respond as soon as possible to this posting. All internships are unpaid and do not guarantee a job with the Governor’s Office upon completion.