The Washington, DC internship program matches interns' interests to South Dakota and federal issues and provides a "hands-on" opportunity to experience a wide-range of office duties.� Interns may attend hearings, research issues for projects, and work with the office administrative staff.�
Students may also apply to intern in the press shop for Johnson. Press interns work on tracking media coverage, organizing clips, writing releases, and other various press shop activities, as needed.�
Johnson also said that interning in his state offices will provide students with in-depth knowledge of current issues affecting the state and the opportunity to work directly with South Dakotans.�An intern in a state office will assist staff with special events, constituent casework, and administrative functions.
College sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply for Johnson's spring internship program.� College credits or a stipend are available. To apply for a state office internship, please call toll-free at 1-800-537-0025. To apply for a Washington, DC internship, interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to: Senator Tim Johnson, ATTN: Lindsey Wagner, Intern Coordinator or Janelle Gren, Press Intern Coordinator, 136 Hart SOB, Washington, DC 20510; by fax to: 202-228-5765; or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.