a variety of opportunities and possibilities for interns to gain both academic and professional experience. It is an unpaid program designed for students and individuals who are innovative and passionate about public service. The deadline for priority consideration is November 22, 2016.
The Governor’s Office Internship is intended to provide:
Exposure to the operations and day-to-day tasks of the Governor’s Office
Experiential learning and assignments that reflect methods in how the office strives for government to be more effective, efficient and elegant
A framework to enhance educational experience through practical work and research, thereby developing skills useful for career development
Requirements for participation:
Commitment to consistent weekly hours based on individual schedules
During the Fall and Spring sessions: minimum 10hrs/week, working at least 3 consecutive hours per day in the office, for 16 weeks
During the Summer session: minimum 16hrs/week, for 8 weeks
Excellent writing, communication, and proofreading skills
Strong individual initiative/work ethic
Interest in public service
Ability to responsibly handle and participate in confidential work
Strong commitment to good government and nonpartisanship
The Governor's Office embraces diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or physical ability. The Governor's Office and the State of Colorado are equal opportunity employers.