Summer Public Service Internship in office of Lieutenant Governor of Illinois- (apply by April 15) in Illinois

Summer Public Service Internship in office of Lieutenant Governor of Illinois- (apply by April 15) in Illinois

Office of the Lieutenant Governor (part-time Internship)    in Illinois
Internship Position Description

Position Summary: The Lieutenant Governor’s Internship Program offers the opportunity for college students to gain experience in public service. This program is designed to provide hands on experience in the areas of policy, communications, outreach, and operations.


Internship Position Description

Position Summary: The Lieutenant Governor’s Internship Program offers the opportunity for college students to gain experience in public service. This program is designed to provide hands on experience in the areas of policy, communications, outreach, and operations.

This internship is a great opportunity to see how state government operates and works. Interns will be exposed to multiple aspects of the office and will be expected to compile and present a portfolio of work completed throughout the internship. Interns will be responsible for drafting documents, contacting constituents, assisting with meetings and briefings, tracking legislation, preparing correspondence, answering phones, and any other office duties that may arise.

Requirements

  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must have customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Must be organized
  • Must be a creative thinker
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Excel

APPLICATION PROCESS

To be considered for an internship, your application must include:

  • Internship Application
  • Current Résumé
  • Academic or professional writing sample of 500 words or less

Summer 2016 Deadline: April 15, 2016

http://www.illinois.gov/ltg/contact/Pages/Intern-Application.aspx