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2013 Governor's Summer Internship Program
Date inactive: 3/11/2013

ORGANIZATION: Maryland Department of Transportation-(DOT Fellows Internship Program)

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be: Undergraduates attending a two- or a four-year college or university in Maryland, or Maryland residents attending an out-of-state college or university. Entering their junior or senior year during the Fall 2013 semester, with a GPA of 3.00 or higher. All majors are strongly encouraged to apply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Governor's Summer Internship Program introduces college students to the unique challenges and rewards of working within MD State Government. For 10 weeks (June 3 to August 9, 2013), interns Work in state government agencies on substantive tasks, including drafting speeches and correspondence, tracking legislation, attending hearings, assisting with constituent case work, and researching policy options. Participate in seminars with top Maryland officials and make site visits to State facilities. Develop policy papers on a significant issue facing Maryland (e.g. the Chesapeake Bay, crime, care for the elderly) and present their findings in person to the Governor. 

COMPENSATION: Interns receive a $3000 stipend. 

APPLICATIONS: Visit http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/students/the-scholars-programs/gsip  DEADLINE: Monday, March 11