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JOHN CARNEY

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College 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 15 hours per week for this internship.

Wilmington Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Winter Term 2022: December 5, 2021
  • Spring Term 2022: TBA
  • Summer Term 2022: TBA
  • Fall Term 2022: TBA

How to apply:

1.  Applicants should prepare a cover letter, resume, and writing sample in one PDF file, as well as contact information for three (3) references.
2. Complete the Internship Application Form before the priority deadline listed above. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

 

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.  Internships are unpaid, but may qualify for course credit. Interns should plan to schedule between 10 and 15 hours per week for this internship.

Dover Office Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Spring Term 2022: December 5, 2021
  • Summer Term 2022: TBA
  • Fall Term 2022: TBA

How to apply:

1.  Applicants should prepare a cover letter, resume, and writing sample in one PDF file, as well as contact information for three (3) references.
2. Complete the Internship Application Form before the priority deadline listed above. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 


 

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

Legal Internship Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Spring Term 2022: December 5, 2021
  • Summer Term 2022: TBA
  • Fall Term 2022: TBA

How to apply:

1.  Applicants should prepare a cover letter and resume in one PDF file, as well as contact information for three (3) references. Please indicate in cover letter whether candidate is Work-Study eligible or if academic credit is sought.
2. Complete the Internship Application Form before the priority deadline listed above. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

If you experience issues using the online form, please submit this application and send an email to govinternship@delaware.gov with your name, cover letter, resume, and writing sample. 

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