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Governor's Internship and Experiential Learning Program

About the Governor's Internship and Experiential Learning Program

 

Thank you for your interest in the Governor’s Office Internship and Experiential Learning Program. This program offers a variety of opportunities and possibilities for interns to gain both academic and professional experience. The Governor’s Office Internship and Experiential Learning Program is a select internship experience designed for students who are innovative and passionate about public service.

 

The Office of the Governor embraces diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or physical ability. The Office of the Governor and the State of Colorado are equal opportunity employers.
 

The Governor’s Office Internship Program is uncompensated and is intended for persons seeking to gain academic and/or professional experience.

 

Click here to download the the Governor’s Office Internship and Experiential Learning Program handbook which includes a description of each office where interns may be placed.

 

The Governor’s Office Internship Program is designed to give high-quality applicants the opportunity to see the inner workings of state government and contribute to growing and improving the State of Colorado.

 

The Governor’s Office Internship is intended to provide you with:
 

• Exposure to the operations and day-to-day tasks of the Governor’s Office
• Experiential learning and assignments that reflect methods in how the office strives for government to be more effective, efficient and elegant
• A framework to enhance educational experience through practical work and research, thereby developing skills useful for career development
 

Requirements for participation:
 

• Completion or active participation in undergraduate or graduate level studies
• Commitment to consistent weekly hours based on individual schedules (minimum 10hrs/week)
• Above average academic enthusiasm
• Excellent writing, communication, and proofreading skills.
• Strong individual initiative/work ethic
• Interest in public service
• Ability to responsibly handle and participate in confidential work
• Strong commitment to good government and nonpartisanship
 

Click here to download the internship application.

 

The Internship Program is currently accepting applications for 2013/14.  There is no deadline for applying. Interested parties applying for 2013/14 internships will be contacted closer to their desired start dates.

   

** To be considered for an internship with the Governor's Office, you must provide a cover letter, resume and the application form above.

 

If you have further questions please contact:

 

Karla Maraccini
Director of Community Partnerships
Manager of Intern and Experiential Learning Program
303-866-3700
Karla.Maraccini@state.co.us