Legislative Interns

UnclassifiedPierre, SD

a month ago


Job Title

Legislative Intern (Spring)

Job Location

Pierre, SD

Job Overview

The South Dakota Legislature is seeking 22 college students to serve as interns during the upcoming 2024 South Dakota Legislative Session. As an intern, you will provide assistance to legislators, observe the lawmaking process, learn about state issues, and have the opportunity to earn college credit.


$185 per day


  • Assist legislators during the legislative session
  • Observe the lawmaking process
  • Learn about state issues
  • Potentially earn college credit


  • Currently enrolled at an accredited college or university
  • All majors accepted
  • Preference may be given to South Dakota residents or students who have completed some college coursework
  • Open to students of all political affiliations

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Political Science And Government26%

  • Law13%

  • Economics7%

  • International Relations And National Security Studies4%

  • Psychology3%

  • 246 other majors45%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • US Congress
  • United States Senate
  • US Department Of Justice
  • Federal Judiciary
  • US Department Of State
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Pierre, SD | $2,999/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,114

  • Miscellaneous$862

  • Food$450

  • Transportation$293

  • Utilities$280


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