Governor’s Summer Internship Program

Web Address: 
Contact:                    Mike Oettel, Coordinator
Address:                    UMBC - The Shriver Center
                                    1000 Hilltop Circle
                                    Baltimore, MD 21250
Phone:                       410-455-2493
Fax:                            410-455-1074
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Semester:                   Summer 2012 (full-time internship)
Deadline:                   Monday, March 12, 2012
Qualifications:  Applicants must be:

•         Undergraduates attending a two- or a four-year college or university in Maryland, or Maryland residents attending an out-of-state college or university.
•         Entering their junior or senior year during the Fall 2012 semester, with a GPA of 3.00 or higher.
                                                All majors are strongly encouraged to apply.
Program Description:
The Governor’s Summer Internship Program introduces college students to the unique challenges and rewards of working within MD State Government.  For 10 weeks (June 4 – August 10, 2012), interns:

•          Work in state government agencies on substantive tasks, including drafting speeches and correspondence, tracking legislation, attending hearings, assisting with constituent case work, and researching policy options
•          Participate in seminars with top Maryland officials and make site visits to State facilities
•          Develop policy papers on a significant issue facing Maryland (e.g. the Chesapeake Bay, crime, care for the elderly) and present their findings in person to the Governor

Compensation:   Interns receive a $3,000 stipend.
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