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Undergraduate Internship Opportunities – Wilmington & Dover Offices

Wilmington Office Internship

Governor John Carney’s Wilmington office offers part-time internships throughout the fall, winter, spring, and summer semesters for college students. Interns will have the opportunity to learn more about the policy making process, and assist with research and briefing memos. Interns also will be asked to monitor news outlets, assist with constituent communications, and generally support the Governor’s staff. Internships are unpaid, but may qualify for course credit. Interns should plan to schedule between 10 and 20 hours per week in the office.

Applicants interested in our winter internship program should send a cover letter and resume to govinternship@delaware.gov before the priority deadline of August 16, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Wilmington Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Fall Term 2019: August 16th, 2019
  • Winter Term 2020: December 4th, 2019
  • Spring Term 2020: January 31st, 2020
  • Summer Term 2020: May 1st, 2020
Dover Office Internship

Governor John Carney’s Dover office offers part-time internships throughout the fall, spring, and summer semesters for college students. Interns will have the opportunity to learn more about the policy making process, and assist with research and briefing memos. Interns also will be asked to assist with constituent communications and generally support the Governor’s staff. When the legislature is in session interns will be given the unique opportunity to attend bill signing in the Governor’s Legislative Hall office and observe hearing in both the House and Senate chambers. Internships are unpaid, but may qualify for course credit. Interns should plan to schedule between 10 and 20 hours per week in the office.

Applicants interested in our spring internship program should send a cover letter and resume to govinternship@delaware.gov before the priority deadline of August 16, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Dover Office Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Fall Term 2019: August 16th, 2019
  • Spring Term 2020: December 4th, 2109
  • Summer Term 2020: May 1st, 2020

Legal Internship Opportunities

The Office of Governor John Carney is seeking candidates for legal support responsibilities. Candidate will work alongside Office of the Governor attorneys during all phases of legislative review, from the initiation of State Senate and House Bills through final approval by the Governor. Work assignments may include, but not be limited to, legal research and drafting responsibilities (i.e. memoranda). This position is a great opportunity for a candidate with aspirations for a career in government law.

Desired Class Level: rising 2RD, 2ED, 3RD, 3ED, 4ED

Applicants interested in our legal internship program should send a cover letter and resume to govinternship@delaware.gov and include “Legal Internship” in the subject email subject. Please indicate in cover letter whether candidate is Work-Study eligible or if academic credit is sought. 

Legal Internship Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Fall Term 2019: August 9, 2019
  • Spring Term 2020: TBA
  • Summer Term 2020: TBA

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