WASHINGTON –– U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) today announced that he is currently accepting internship applications for fall 2017. The deadline to apply for internships in his Washington, D.C., Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls offices is May 26, 2017. College credit is available.
Duties in the Washington, D.C., office may include tracking legislation, researching bills, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and providing legislative support. Duties in the South Dakota offices include researching constituent inquiries and requests, participation in outreach activities, assisting staff on special projects, handling phone calls and constituent requests and sorting mail. In all offices, students will work closely with constituents and staff, polish their research and writing skills and gain an in-depth understanding of a Senate office.
Interested college students should complete the online internship application and submit a resume no later than May 26, 2017. Resumes should be submitted to intern coordinator Erin Budmayr at erin_ firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at www.rounds.senate.gov/internships.
Additional questions can be directed to Erin Budmayr at (605) 224-1450.