Sen. Johnson seeks spring intern applicants

Sen. Johnson seeks spring intern applicants
As students begin to plan for their spring semester, U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD) is now accepting applications for spring internship positions in his Washington, DC, Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen offices.�

The Washington, DC internship program matches interns' interests to South Dakota and federal issues and provides a first-hand 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 Johnson's press shop. Press interns track media coverage, organize clips, write releases, and other various press shop activities, as needed.�

Johnson 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.

Johnson is a member of the following committees: Appropriations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Budget; Energy and Natural Resources; Ethics; and Indian Affairs.

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: Megan Colon, Intern Coordinator or Andrea Fox, Press Intern Coordinator, 136 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; by fax to: 202-228-5765; or by E-mail to: or

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