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Applications for legislative internships available

Contributed To The Press • Updated Sep 13, 2017 at 3:24 PM

Applications for the 2018 Legislative Internship Program in the Tennessee General Assembly are available in East Tennessee State University’s Department of Political Science, International Affairs and Public Administration.

The internship is open to undergraduate students in political science, public administration, law, history, economics, sociology, social work, journalism and related fields who have completed 60 credit hours and have at least a 3.0 overall grade point average. Applicants must be registered to vote in the state of Tennessee.

Students selected as interns will work directly with legislators and their staffs at the Tennessee General Assembly in Nashville, beginning in January 2018 and continuing until the end of the legislative session. Interns earn 15 hours of academic credit and receive a travel allowance and monthly stipend to cover living expenses.

The application deadline is Monday, Oct. 9. Applications may be obtained in the department office, located in 301 Rogers-Stout Hall.

For more information, contact Dr. Andrew Battista, chair of the ETSU Department of Political Science, International Affairs and Public Administration, at 423-439-6628 or battista@etsu.edu.

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