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Deadline to Apply for Kan. Governor's Internships Near

March 6, 2013

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The deadline for college juniors, seniors, graduates and law students to apply for the Kansas Governor's Internship Program is near. Students have until March 15 to submit an application for the summer program, says a press release from the state.

The program gives students hands-on experience working in state government.

Internship specialization opportunities in the governor's office include positions in appointments, communications, constituent services, legal, lieutenant governor, governor, first lady, budget and policy, plus the Hispanic and Latino Affairs Commission, the African American Affairs Commission, Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns, the Governor's Grant Program, and the Native American Affairs Commission.

Each cabinet-level agency also has opportunities for interns, including: Labor, Commerce, Revenue, Transportation, Agriculture, Adjutant General, Aging and Disability Services, Highway Patrol, Administration, Securities Commission, Corrections, Juvenile Justice Authority, Children and Families, Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Education.

The summer internship program is from May to August, and students must work 30 hours per week. Some internships may be paid. Interested students must submit an internship application from the governor's website, plus a current resume, a signed consent form, two letters of recommendation, a statement of interest, and an optional writing sample.

More details on the internship program are at https://governor.ks.gov/serving-kansans/governor's-office-internship-program.

Source: (c)2013 The Hutchinson News (Hutchinson, Kan.) Distributed by MCT Information Services

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