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Senate College Internship Program

The Minnesota Senate provides an education program designed to provide the opportunity for secondary education students to learn the legislative process. Participating Minnesota colleges and universities grant college credit to a student working for a Senator. The internships vary in length because of differing college requirement and the differing needs of individual Senators.

The deadline for the 2020 internship application was October 31, 2019. We will keep your application on file and will contact you if we experience more demand.

Letter Announcing Internship Program

This letter is sent to colleges and universities announcing the opening of the internship program for upcoming legislative session.

Selection Process

This provides a timeline of selection of interns

Application

Applications are submitted online. (Firefox or Chrome browsers are recommended)

Intern Orientation

If you are accepted as an intern, this describes objectives and skills you may learn during internship

Suggested Readings

Background information on the legislature