Communications Internship – Oklahoma State Senate

Oklahoma City, OK • Paid • Spring 2022 • Juniors, Seniors, or Graduate Students Preferred

Preference: Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students with a GPA of 3.0 or better

Preference: A major or minor emphasis in journalism, public relations, political science or related degree program.

Internship Description:

Interns for the Senate Communications Division are responsible for assisting staff with day to day responsibilities, including brief press releases, photo cutlines and research for speeches, articles and simple resolutions. Interns may also be asked to assist the communications staff during press conferences and other media events. Work hours will be arranged to fit the student’s schedule; however, morning work hours are preferred.

Criteria for intern applicants with the Senate Communications Division:

  • Applicants should be able to touch-type, with a net speed of approximately 45 wpm.

  • Applicants must have good internet skills and be adept at using the internet for research, writing, and emailing press releases.

  • Applicants will interview for the intern position.

An internship with the Senate Communications Division will provide students insight as to the relationship between elected officials and the media as well as a first-hand look at state government. Interested students should have a high interest in government and communications, be responsible and accountable for their work, and behave in a mature and professional manner in the office setting.


***First, contact your college campus Journalism, Public Relations, Political Science, or Government Internship Department about the college requirements regarding internships for college credit.

Contact Malia Bennett, Communications Director, Oklahoma State Senate, 405-521-5774 or at

See application below for more information!

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