Frankfort Legislative Internship Program

This program was established to provide University of Louisville students with an opportunity to work and learn in a hands-on legislative environment. The interns work in individual legislator’s offices and assist with their activities and work functions. The internship counts for 3 academic credit hours and all interns will receive a $250 stipend.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? All students enrolled at the University of Louisville are welcome to apply. Selection is based upon academic qualifications, prior experience and skills, interest in state government, and potential for successful contributions to assigned internship placement.

WHEN: Applications are due October 30th with interviews and onboarding (if accepted) also in the Fall semester. Interns serve from the beginning of the session in January until one week after the adjournment of the legislative session (usually March or April depending on the type of session). Interns will need to be available to go to Frankfort 8:00 am - 5:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the Spring semester.  Any student applying for the program must be willing to commit for the entire time of the internship.

 In order to apply, please email the following documents to  by October 30:

  • Completed application form.
  • Unofficial copy of your transcript.
  • Resume including job history and academic achievements.
  • One page cover letter indicating your interest in the internship.

 If you qualify for an interview, Dr. Farrier will communicate next steps via your UofL email (please check daily).