Governor seeking interns for spring term

Gov. Dennis Daugaard is currently seeking applications for two spring 2014 Governor’s Office Internships in Pierre. The positions will be paid and run from early January through May 2014.

Governor’s office interns have the opportunity to work at the highest level of state government, learning about and preparing legislation to be introduced in the next legislative session.

Interns’ duties will depend on interests and strengths. Typical duties will include aiding the governor’s general counsel, conducting policy research, preparing policy briefings and staffing the governor, lieutenant governor and first lady.

The positions are open to all undergraduate or graduate-level students. Preference will be given to South Dakota residents attending South Dakota colleges or universities.

Students who are interested in receiving credit should also apply. The governor’s staff is open to working with individual universities and professors to secure credit for the internship program.

Interested students should submit a resume, cover letter and two letters of recommendation by Oct. 15, via e-mail, to Patrick.Weber@state.sd.us.

For more information on duties or logistics, visit http://sd.gov/governor/Internship or contact Patrick Weber at Patrick.Weber@state.sd.us or (605) 773-5999.

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