Office of the Governor


The Office of Governor John Carney offers full-time and part-time internships throughout the fall, spring, and summer for high school or college students. Internships are available at the Governor’s offices in both Wilmington, DE and Dover, DE. Interns will be asked to research legislation, answer phones, assist with constituent communications, and generally support the Governor’s staff.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Application Priority Deadlines:

  • Winter Term: November 27, 2017
  • Spring Term: January 16, 2018
  • Summer Term: April 23, 2018
  • Fall Term: August 6, 2018


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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