State House of Representatives Campaign Internship Program 

For Jay Fant 

District 15

Purpose: 

          To gain a greater understanding of the democratic process, state politics & issues, and to gain first-hand campaign experience.

Description: 

          Students will engage in a variety of activities, and will have varying degrees of responsibility throughout the campaign. Work will range from:

          Administrative tasks “the nuts and bolts of the campaign”

          Research on Legislative Issues

          Organizing Events

          Recruiting and Managing Volunteers

          Helping with Social Media

All interns will be required to do at least 150 hrs. of work to qualify for course credit from the University. Interns will also be required to write a paper, and give a presentation on a state or local issue to the campaign team, and the candidate. The research project will help to give both the student and the campaign a greater understanding of the studied areas. The program will seek to give a well-rounded campaign experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but all students seeking course credit for the internship are strongly advised to apply at least two weeks prior to the start of classes, for the semester in which they plan to participate in the program.

Materials required: 

            Resume

            Two letters of recommendation (One Academic, and one Professional is possible)

            Cover Letter

 Send all application materials; or questions to the campaign internship director at, 

sheamusmcneeley@yahoo.com