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Missouri Legislative Internship Program

Spend the spring trimester in Jefferson City, MO as an intern with a Missouri state legislator or senator. Selected intern candidates retain full-time Northwest student status. Tuition costs are deducted from a $3,000 stipend.

Internship Details and Requirements

This Internship program begins in early January when the legislative session convenes and finishes in mid-May with a flurry of activity. Students can receive up to 12 credit hours of college credit and be eligible for one of four $3,000 stipends to assist with living expenses in Jefferson City. This internship is open to all majors. Past interns have used this network as a gateway to a career. Four $3,000 stipends will be available each spring semester. The selection committee reviews applications and conducts interviews in the fall semester.

Intern Duties

Some of the duties of the legislative interns will include:

Have questions?

Students who are interested in learning more about the Missouri Legislative Internship Program are encouraged to reach out to the program coordinators and ask questions and learn more about the experience.

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Application Process

If you are interested in being a possible Spring 2025 Legislative Intern please click the button below.

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Additional Information

For additional information on the program contact:

Travis Travis Kline
Assistant Director of Career Services
Northwest Missouri State University
130 Administration Building
Bronson Dr. Bronson Herrera
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Northwest Missouri State University
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