Republican Party of Kentucky
The Republican Party of Kentucky is looking for students who might be interested in interning for our office. The internship would require at minimum 10 hours in the office. Interns will gain invaluable campaign experience and learn about the inner workings of a political party. If any student is interested, please call me at (502) 509-9303, our office is located at 4545 Bishop Lane, Suite 102.
Louisville Field Director
Victory Kentucky, RPK
Kentucky Democratic Party
The Kentucky Democratic Party is once again offering an Internship Program. Several positions are available in the areas of field, fundraising, research, and communications. We will attempt to place each intern into an appropriate position based on strength and interest.This program is a valuable opportunity for college students to learn more about the internal workings of a political party. These are unpaid positions, but you may be eligible for course credit.
To apply, please fill out the application form and mail your resume and transcript to Kentucky Democratic Headquarters P.O. Box 694, Frankfort, KY 40602 or email the documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your consideration and if you have any further questions, contact Katie French at the Kentucky Democratic Party at (502) 695-4828.
Charles E. Moore
Chair, Kentucky Democratic Party
Henry Clay Internship
Internship Program - Congressman John Yarmuth
Interns in Congressman John Yarmuth's office will be afforded the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how government works while receiving college credit. We offer a fast-paced and active office in which motivated college students can take advantage of vast and diverse opportunities and learn about the role a Congressional District Office plays in the community.
- Gain knowledge in the services offered through a Congressional Office as a liaison with federal agencies (i.e. Social Security, Veterans Affairs, IRS).
- Training in our constituent services software to assist in logging and processing constituent requests.
- Understanding the role of a Congressional office as it relates to other local and state governmental and non-governmental agencies.
- Constituent contact via phone, mail and in person training in determination of appropriate response (casework vs. legislative vs. non-federal).
- Procedures for contacting the U.S. Department of State.
- Training in required forms and documents for expedited passport processing.
- When congressional passport expedition is appropriate/necessary.
- Receipt and delivery of U.S. Passports.
- Opportunity to work with the local U.S. Postal Service.
- Opportunity to participate in Congressional sponsored events and events hosted by other organizations within the District.
- Experience a Naturalization Ceremony in a role as a Congressional Staffer.
- Represent the Congressional Office at monthly "Community Conversation" events hosted by the Mayor's Office.
- Minimum of 8 hours per week. Some Friday hours preferred.
- Opening is available immediately. Probationary period in the fall, with possibility of academic credit in the Spring semester.
- Professional Appearance
- Free Parking
- Opportunity for lunch with Congressman Yarmuth
For more information contact Judy Look (502) 582-5129.
Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart is a national, non-partisan, non-profit political research library located in the Montana Rockies. We are currently accepting applications for our year round internships National Internship Program. This is an especially great opportunity for recent graduates. This year we are excited to announce our new online application system where students can now submit their applications completely electronically, expediting the review and acceptance process! To apply online or to get more information about Project Vote Smart, please visit www.votesmart.org. Thanks to the generous support of our members across the country, we are once again able to offer the Barry Goldwater scholarship to all accepted students. This scholarship provides room and board for the duration of the student’s 10 week internship at our headquarters, the Great Divide Ranch in Montana. Through our internships, students will have a unique opportunity to be involved with the political process, while enjoying one of the most spectacular places on earth. Our internship will give you the chance to provide millions of people with factual, unbiased information, as well as the opportunity to stroll around pristine lakes and rivers, hike throughout the Rocky Mountains, or ski some of the best slopes in the country. Our internships, as with all the other areas of the organization, focus on the end product: providing voters with pertinent, factual information on presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative candidates and elected officials. For students, this means a hands-on internship with significant opportunities for learning and growth. In fact, more than 90 percent of the information that Project Vote Smart provides is researched, entered, and checked by interns and volunteers.
For more information about this opportunity contact Jasmine Farrier with any questions at 502-852-3310 or via email at email@example.com.
Kentucky Common Cause Internship
The work would involve keeping track of the Federal Stimulus Funds coming into Kentucky. It also may involve watching over voter issues in elections. Computer skills would be an advantage. Anyone interested should contact me. Thank you for your assistance. Richard Beliles, State Chair of Common Cause of Kentucky, 502-228-1534.
Consider an internship with the World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana!
The mission of the World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana (WAC) is to promote cross-cultural awareness, education and tolerance through nonpartisan discussions on current international issues. We accomplish our mission by organizing and bringing high-quality international programming to our area.
An internship with the WAC provides students with the opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of areas, including international affairs through interaction with international visitors, community engagement, educational programs and office administration.
Expectations for all interns:
- Schedule must be flexible to WAC office hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
- Basic knowledge of administrative tasks (i.e. e-mail, answering phones, Microsoft Word and Excel).
- Casual dress unless assisting with meetings or events in which professional attire is appropriate.
- Promote teamwork by sharing ideas, impressions, and suggestions with WAC staff.
- Enjoy the volunteering and cross-cultural experience!
Now accepting applications for Winter and Spring 2017!
Focus: Administration Intern
As an Administration Intern, you will have the opportunity to develop strong organizational, communication, and computer skills; practical skills that are necessary for any work. The intern will have the following responsibilities:
- Prepare various spreadsheets as requested
- Maintain record and filing (virtual) of membership and program resources
- Assist in event preparations and logistics
- Answer the phone and make calls to vendors as requested
- Preparing documents for meetings – copying, collating, ensure good presentation, etc.
- Work with Executive Director and other staff on specific administrative tasks as assigned
Focus: Marketing & Communications
Assist with events preparation and marketing efforts. Responsibilities will include:
- Support planning and development of programs.
- Participate in discussions about ideas to improve marketing outreach.
- Assist with brochures, flyers and other marketing materials.
- Support public relations efforts including press releases, newspaper editorials, email blasts, publications, and mailings for other special events.
- Perform administrative tasks as assigned.
Focus: International Visitors Program (3 available)
As an International Visitors Program (IVP) Intern, you will have the following responsibilities:
- Assist WAC staff with logistical arrangements of international visitors’ cultural and professional program.
- Arrange hotel and home-stay accommodations.
- Greet visitors at the airport and assist in their departure.
- Research professional appointments and internships.
- Research and develop cultural activities for participants.
- Participate in cross-cultural activities with visitors and staff.
- Accompany international delegations to meetings and site visits.
- Perform administrative tasks as requested.
Focus: Education Program
As an Education Program Intern, you will have the following responsibilities:
- Research education programs from across other councils in the US.
- Work closely with the Executive Director in developing a global education program.
- Assist in work related to proposed Education Consortium.
- Reach out to relevant stakeholders for education efforts as requested.
- Perform other tasks as assigned.
To apply to become an intern with the World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana, please fill out and send the Internship Application, your resume, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or World Affairs Council, 2500 Montgomery Street, Suite 6, Louisville, KY 40212.
*Internship applications are accepted year-round on a rolling basis. WAC is always interested in volunteer and intern assistance!