Governor seeking interns for legislative session and spring term

Gov. Dennis Daugaard is currently accepting internship applications for the next legislative session in Pierre, continuing into the spring of 2013. The paid position will run from January to May.

Governor's office interns have the opportunity to work at the highest level of state government in crafting policy and functioning in the legislative process. The governor's office internship is highly substantive and will provide an in-depth education on South Dakota state government.

The interns' duties will depend on interests and strengths. Typical duties have included aiding in policy development and staffing the governor, lieutenant governor and first lady.

The position is open to all post-secondary students or recent graduates. Preference will be given to state residents attending South Dakota colleges or universities.

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and references by Nov. 1, via e-mail, to: Will.Mortenson@state.sd.us.

Preference is for a resume, but an application is available online at: http://bop.sd.gov/workforus/intern/default.aspx. For more information on duties or logistics, visit http://sd.gov/governor/Internship.aspx or contact Will Mortenson at: Will.Mortenson@state.sd.us.

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