Initiated in 1971, the Governor’s Intern Program provides Georgia’s brightest and most ambitious students with professional experience to prepare for the working world. College juniors and seniors, graduate students and law students are eligible to apply to the Internship Program.
The Internship Program offers students valuable work experience in the Governor’s Office and in numerous agencies throughout the state. Interns work in a fast-paced environment and enjoy many opportunities to learn more about politics, state government and the legislative process.
The online application is closed now and they are fielding candidates via email. Open positions in the following offices:
- Governor’s Chief of Staff’s Office
- Governor’s Office of Communications (need mass communications/journalism experience)
- Georgia Department of Defense
- Governor’s Office of the Child Advocate
- Governor’s Office of Children and Families
- Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
- Governor’s Office of Scheduling
***UPDATE*** “Our office was contacted by the Government Relations Director at the Dept of Community Affairs regarding a paid internship they are seeking to fill in their unit for the fall semester. They had a Tech intern before and would love to find another to fill his spot. I do not have many more details, but I can direct all interested students to him for more information if they’d like to contact [Casey Aultman] directly with interest.”
Any interested Georgia Tech students or recent alumni are encouraged to email Casey Aultman (Manager, Legislative Advocacy – Georgia Tech Office of Government & Community Relations) directly at firstname.lastname@example.org with their resume, cover letter, writing sample (no more than five pages) and a list of three references in Word or PDF format so that she may pass along their information to the Governor’s office.
For further position and application details, visit http://gov.georgia.gov/intern-program.