Republican Party Internships

Rand Paul Internship in Washington D.C.

2020 Spring Semester in DC with stipend: an internship in Senator Paul’s Washington, D.C. office offers students the opportunity to learn firsthand about the daily operations of the Senate and its interactions with the House of Representatives and the other branches of government.  As an intern in the Washington, D.C. office, some of the responsibilities may include answering telephones, sorting constituent mail, attending hearings, giving Capitol tours, and performing legislative research.

For more information about this postition and to apply, click here.
The application deadline is October 10, 2019


Matt Bevin Campaign Internship

Team Bevin campaign interns will get a firsthand look into the campaign operation for one of the most competitive races in the country. With experience working alongside political strategists and campaign operatives, Team Bevin interns will gain essential experience that will prepare them for future careers in politics, communications, law or government. Interns should be able to travel to campaign headquarters in Frankfort, KY.

For more information please click here.
Interested candidates should email your resume to Ellen Adkisson at
with the subject line “Internship.”


Jefferson County Republican Party Internship

The JCRP internship program intends to give students the opportunity to enhance their civic education, provide real world political and campaign experience, and to develop a deeper understanding of Kentucky politics and party organization.  Interns will work with JCRP staff, county party leaders, elected officials and political candidates on projects related to research, fundraising, communications, data, and more.  Applicants must be ready for a demanding, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment. Internships are available in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. During an election year, exact dates may be subject to change. An intern during the summer should expect to work at least 20 hours per week, while interns during the fall and spring should expect to work at least 10 hours per week.

Spring: February 1 – May 1
Summer: May 15 – August 15
Fall: September 1 – December 1

Interested candidates should email a resume, a writing sample, and the following completed application to info@louisvillegop.com with the subject line “Internship Application.” 


Congressman Ralph Norman Internship in DC

Congressman Ralph Norman (SC-05)  is currently accepting applications for his Fall 2019 internship program in his Washington, D.C. office. He is seeking highly qualified candidates who are motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. The ideal candidates will have excellent research and writing abilities, be able to multi-task and interact well with constituents. Interns will have the opportunity to experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attend briefings of interest. Responsibilities will include but not limited to answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, legislative research, monitoring floor action,  assisting with constituent correspondence, compiling district data and press clips, as well as supporting the member, legislative, and communication staff on various projects.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Kimberly.Hammond@mail.house.gov


Republican Party of Kentucky Internship

The RPK internship program intends to give students the opportunity to enhance their civic education, provide real world political and campaign experience, and to develop a deeper understanding of Kentucky politics and party organization. Interns will work with RPK staff, county party leaders, elected officials and political candidates on projects related to research, fundraising, communications, data, and more. Applicants must be ready for a demanding, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment. Internships are available in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. During an election year, exact dates may be subject to change.

Interested students should use the attached application to download the application and learn more about the internship click here.
Send completed applications to internships.rpk@gmail.com 


Kentucky State Treasury Internship

This intern would work on time-sensitive projects that relate to communications, policy and Treasurer Ball’s initiatives: STABLE Kentucky, unclaimed property, financial literacy, and transparency. The intern should have experience in critical thinking, time-management, and is a self-starter on projects. The ideal intern would be available to work 2 days (7.5 hours daily) or 3 days (5 hours daily) each week. 

If interested, please send your resume to:


Office of the Governor Internship

An internship in the Governor’s Office is an invaluable experience for motivated, well-qualified college students with an interest in public policy. It’s a chance to gain real-world experience and acquire a unique perspective on the workings of government, as well as an opportunity to contribute meaningfully to the process. Along the way, you will sharpen your leadership skills, communication skills and perhaps discover a rewarding career option.

Anyone interested in an internship position within the Office of the Governor should complete the application and save a copy on your computer.
Email the office of the governor, attach your cover letter, resume, and completed application to: 


Senator Mitch McConnell Internship

Senator McConnell has a paid internship opportunity available in his Louisville, KY office. Interns will be provided a hands on experience in a fast-paced office that will provide them with a working knowledge of how the federal government operates. 

Please send your resume to Mr. Patrick T. Foster, at: Patrick_Foster@McConnell.Senate.gov or at (502) 582-6304 if you have additional questions about the internship.


Kentucky State Government Co-op/Intern Program

The Kentucky State Government Co-op/Intern Program provides students the opportunity to combine academic studies with on-the-job training and experience while completing their education. In addition to developing practical workplace skills in a variety of professional areas, interns are effectively introduced to career options in public service. ACo-op/Internposting represents a recruitment tool for the Kentucky Co-op/Intern Program and is not necessarily an advertisement for an actual vacancy. Co-op/Interns are employees in the unclassified service (without merit status).

To learn more about this internship position click here.
For more information or to apply, please contact: Rebekah Singleton at (502) 564.8030 or send an email to: 
Rebekah.Singleton@ky.gov