Company Name:Office of Senator Al Franken
Distance from St. Cloud:0 - 10 Miles from St. Cloud State University
Company Overview:The internship role requires individuals who are professional, articulate, and responsible with an interest in government service. Based on the individual's availability, interests, and skills, interns will work with outreach staff, case workers, communications staff, and administrative staff. Interns will serve as a vital component of keeping the office functional by assisting with theconstituent mail process and managing the front desk.
Responsibilities:Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Answering phones and assisting constituents with requests • Assisting constituent and field staff with casework and related tasks • Assisting outreach staff with research, event planning and other work • Attending meetings with and for field and outreach staff • Assisting the scheduling and communications staff • Other assigned tasks based on the needs of the staff and office In addition to assisting the office, interns will receive unique career development opportunities. Through working with field, casework, and other state staff, and meeting with the Senator, interns will be able to make an informed decision about what areas of political work interest them and gain valuable skills that will prepare them to succeed in a political and professional career. If you are applying for the fall or spring session, please include the days and hours you are able to work. In the summer session, interns are expected to work full time unless enrolled in summer courses. We will work with universities that offer academic credit. Senator Franken accepts all applications for internships; however Minnesotans will be given preference.
Apply to:Office of Senator Al Franken
Phone: (651) 221-1078
Application Information:If you are interested in an internship in Senator Franken’s state office, please send the following materials: • Resume • Cover letter indicating weekly availability • Three references These can be emailed to email@example.com, or faxed to (651) 221-1078. Please do not mail any applications because of the Senate’s mail delivery delay.
Please contact Internship Supervisor Bill Huntzicker, firstname.lastname@example.org