Senate Communications Internship – Oklahoma State Senate

Oklahoma City, OK • Paid • Spring 2020

The Senate Communications Division is currently accepting applications for two internships for the Spring, 2021 semester.  There is a Monday/Wednesday morning internship, four hours each morning beginning at 8:30 a.m., and a Tuesday/Thursday morning internship, four hours each morning, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Looking to fill intern positions for the Spring 2021 semester

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.

These are paid positions, $10 per hour.

Interested students should email their completed application and an unofficial transcript to:

Check out the application attached!

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