Republican Party Internships
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.
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
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Governor@ky.gov
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).