Office of the Governor


The Office of Governor John Carney 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, and are available at the Governor’s offices in both Wilmington and Dover. Interns should plan to schedule between 10 and 20 hours per week in the office.

Applicants interested in our summer internship program should send a cover letter and resume to before the priority deadline of November 30, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Fall Term 2018: August 15, 2018
  • Winter Term 2019: November 30, 2018
  • Spring Term 2019: January 18, 2019
  • Summer Term 2019: May 6, 2019


Legal Interns

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, drafting responsibilities (i.e. memoranda), and attendance at litigation and policymaking meetings. This position is a great opportunity for a candidate with aspirations for a career in government law.

Candidate must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test.

Please indicate in cover letter whether candidate is Work-Study eligible or if academic credit sought.

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


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