The Latino Heritage Legislative Internship

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2020 APPLICATION DEADLINE is Friday, November 1, 2019!

The Latino Heritage Legislative Internship Program will provide at least one student the opportunity for a paid internship working with a member of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus in Springfield during the spring legislative session. This program is in partnership with the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus.

The student will gain valuable experience throughout the internship, including: analyzing and reviewing proposed legislation, looking at critical community issues, and developing networking skills.

Eligibility

Undergraduate and graduate students from all academic backgrounds are eligible to apply. Preference is given to students with Latino heritage. Applicants must also provide two letters of recommendation along with the application.

Details

The internship will require the student to live in Springfield, IL during the spring semester. Maintaining student status during the internship is also required. Interns will receive a stipend to help cover housing and travel expenses and other needs.

Application Process

To apply, please fill out our Student Opportunities Application.
You may bring the application to the Institute or submit your application via email to paulsimoninstitute@siu.edu.