Internship Opportunities


The Office of Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch is accepting applications for internships.

The internship program allows interns and volunteers to participate in a wide assortment of public policy opportunities and to assist staff in a number of office responsibilities. The Lieutenant Governor also encourages interns and volunteers to pursue areas of interest and to develop challenging and fulfilling projects.

The Basics:

  1. We regret that these positions are unpaid. We welcome the opportunity to work with faculty when course credit can be awarded to the intern for work in this office.
    1. Please submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to:
      Scheduling and Operations Manager
      Office of Lieutenant Governor Kleefisch
      (608)-266-3516
    2. ltgov@wisconsin.gov
    3. Be sure to indicate your year in school, anticipated year of graduation, and relevant academic course work.
    4. Please indicate your availability.

Available Positions:

  1. Policy Internship – with a focus on policy, legislative tracking, constituent correspondence, and other initiatives.
  2. Media and Communications Internship – with a focus on media relations, research and writing of media advisories and press releases.

Responsibilities may include:

  1. Researching issue areas and providing memos on policy updates and recent news events
  2. Providing research assistance for speechwriting
  3. Assisting with constituent correspondence and casework
  4. Organizing and updating constituent database and file systems
  5. Assisting in general office duties
  6. Providing information and technology support

Requirements:

  1. Experience with college-level research and writing
  2. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  3. Professional office etiquette
  4. Ability to multitask and work independently and cooperatively
  5. Proficiency in computer skills and computer research (especially with Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, and web browsers)
  6. Reliable and prompt
  7. Attention to detail and the ability to complete projects in an efficient manner