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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 through their 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 John.Carney@state.de.us before the priority deadline of November 30, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Wilmington Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Winter Term 2019: November 30, 2018
  • Spring Term 2019: January 18, 2019
  • Summer Term 2019: May 6, 2019
  • Fall Term 2019: August 9, 2019
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 through their 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 John.Carney@state.de.us before the priority deadline of December 14, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Dover Office Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Spring Term 2019: December 14, 2018
  • Summer Term 2019: May 6, 2019
  • Fall Term 2019: August 9, 2019

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 John.Carney@state.de.us 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:

  • Spring Term 2019: December 14, 2018
  • Summer Term 2019: May 6, 2019
  • Fall Term 2019: August 9, 2019

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