Legislative Interns

State of IndianaIndianapolis, IN

3 months ago


Job Title

Legislative Intern

Job Location

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Job Overview

The Legislative Intern will have the opportunity to learn and perform duties associated with the legislative session, policy research, and other responsibilities associated with the General Assembly, relating to the priorities of the Lt. Governor. The candidate selected for this role will work with the Lt. Governor's executive office, along with the Lt. Governor's agencies, which include the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA), Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC), the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA), and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA).


This position pays $16.24 per hour.


The core projects of this role are as follows:

  • Work directly with the Lt. Governor's legislative team and agencies to plan and execute legislative goals and policy initiatives for the legislative session.
  • Complete thorough research on requested topics and provide a comprehensive report of findings to the legislative team.
  • Track legislation to provide policy reports and briefings to the legislative team on all requested topics.
  • Attend meetings with the legislative team to discuss relevant legislation and policy to the Office of the Lt. Governor with legislators, staff, and other government officials.
  • Record minutes and take notes during session and committee meetings to inform the legislative team of recent developments.
  • Assist in staffing the front desk and greeting visitors upon entry to the Office of the Lt. Governor.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The following are critical knowledge, skills, and abilities you must meet to be considered for employment:

  • Ensures trustworthiness when handling confidential or sensitive information.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, nonverbal, and written communication skills, as well as research skills.
  • Exhibits the ability to think logically and analytically, as well as communicate clearly under pressure.
  • Executes assigned projects in a timely manner with exemplary attention to detail.
  • Prioritizes time management when completing assigned duties and tasks.
  • Showcases flexibility in working effectively with multiple different ongoing projects at once.
  • Displays excellent teamwork, while also maintaining the ability to work successfully as an individual.
  • Indicates effective communication with a variety of individuals of diverse backgrounds, education, and economic levels.
  • Maintains the utmost level of professionalism in all aspects of work and appearance.

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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 Indianapolis, IN | $3,189/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,349

  • Miscellaneous$856

  • Food$407

  • Utilities$313

  • Transportation$264


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