Thursday, July 8, 2021

Fall Internships with Senator Gary Peters with D.C. and Michigan Offices, Some Paid

 State Offices

Fall Internship Program

We are currently accepting applications for our Fall 2021 internship program in the state offices. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, three references, a short writing sample and time availability to Peters_Intern@peters.senate.gov as one PDF. Please write “MI Intern” in the subject line.

Interns in the state offices will be responsible for drafting constituent correspondence, answering phones, performing data entry and general office duties.

Any applicant interested in applying to multiple offices must put both cities in the subject line. For example, if you would like to apply to both Detroit and Rochester, please put “Detroit Intern Rochester Intern” in the subject line.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, and candidates who have relevant lived experienced and/or are directly impacted are encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is August 2, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.


Washington, D.C. Office

Fall Legislative Interns: We are currently accepting applications for our Fall 2021 internship program in the Washington D.C. office. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, three references, a short writing sample and time availability to Peters_Intern@peters.senate.gov as one PDF. Please write “DC Intern” in the subject line.

Please include a response to the three questions below. Responses for each question should be no more than 150 words.

  • What life experiences have shaped who you are today, and what challenges have you overcome in achieving your education and goals?
  • Please explain why you seek a paid internship position in Senator Peters’ office and how you would benefit from receiving it.
  • What do you think is the most important issue facing the state of Michigan? How would you address it?

Legislative interns in the Washington, D.C. office will attend briefings and hearings, draft constituent correspondence and conduct tours of the U.S. Capitol building. Interns will also perform data entry and general office duties. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, and candidates who have relevant lived experienced and/or are directly impacted are encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is July 19, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Fall Press Intern: Michigan Senator Gary Peters’ office is seeking a full-time press intern for the fall who can assist a fast-paced communications team. Responsibilities include media monitoring and research, writing media advisories and press releases, drafting social media and general communications office support. Ideal candidate possesses strong writing skills, works well under deadline and thrives juggling multiple assignments. Michigan ties are preferred though not required. The preferred start date is mid-September. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, references, and writing sample to Peters_Intern@peters.senate.gov with the subject “Press Intern.”  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, and candidates who have relevant lived experienced and/or are directly impacted are encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is July 19, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

 

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Fall Internship Program

Please refer to the Committee’s website for further details.

[Students interested in earning credit for an internship should contact their department or college internship coordinator to determine if it qualifies.]