If you're interested in a challenging, rewarding work experience, the Rhode Island State Internship Program may be just what you're looking for.
Students are placed in the legislative, executive or judicial branches of government, as well as various departments and agencies within state government. The program has a wide selection of placements - many are legal placements, geared towards law students, as well as undergraduates interested in a legal career. The Department of the Attorney General, the Public Defender's Office, and judicial clerkships are some examples of placements. Others include: Department of Health, Department of Administration, which include, but are not limited to, environmental sciences, human services, computer programming and engineering.
Educational Focus: Established learning objectives; Academic credit; Evaluation of learning experience; Internships enable students to participate in state government on a learning basis and provides experience within their field of interest.
Focus of Placement: Legislative, Executive and Judicial Branches of Government; State Departments, Offices and Non-Profit Agencies.
State Government Internship Program:
82 Smith Street, Room 8-AA
State House Providence Rhode Island 02903
Tel: 401-222-6782 Fax: 401-222-4447
Summer Intern application