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Please note that the internship openings listed on this page are offered through the individual employers listed below, rather than through the University of Delaware's Department of Political Science & International Relations. Students should pursue these internships at their own risk, and should speak with the Department of Political Science & International Relation's Director of Internships and/or their academic advisor before pursuing any internship for credit.

American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)​

​​​Name of Position: Policy Intern​

Contact: kkern@aafaglobal.org

Materials needed: Please send your resume and a short email about your interest in the position to Kristen Kern at kkern@aafaglobal.org

Notes & website with additional information: Visit our web​site​ for more information​

The New Yo​rk State Democratic Committee​

Name of Position: Spring Political Volunteers​​

Contact: ryan@nydems.org ​

Materials needed: Submit a resume to ryan@nydems.org AND that you are applying for the

Summer program.​​

Notes & website with additional information: ​Applications submitted directly to the hiring platform will NOT be reviewed

Office of the State Auditor

Name of Position: State Auditor’s office intern (but we can rename once candidates secured)

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted year round

Contact: Please contact Alaina Sewell

Alaina.sewell@delaware.gov 302-515-5410 text or call

Materials needed: Please provide most recent resume.

Notes & website with additional information: Visit our website at Auditor.delaware.gov

​The National Democratic Training Committee (NDTC)​

Name of Position: Interns

Contact: questions@traindemocrats.org​

Materials Needed: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter (both PDFs) to questions@traindemocrats.org​. In your cover letter, please indicate your desire to work part-time or full-time and please list “Fall 2021 Internship” in the subject line. 

The Delaware State Senate Democratic Caucus

Name of Position: Communications Intern

Contact: Scott Goss scott.goss@delaware.gov

Materials Needed: To apply please include your resume and a writing sample in an email to Communications Director Scott Goss

Conservative Partnership

Name of Position: Intern

Contact: Kali Kountoupis kkountoupis@conservativepartnership.org

Materials Needed: Completed Google Form

The Virginia Coordinated Campaign

Name of Position: Fellow

Contact: Olivia Brandon olivia.brandon@2020victory.com

Deadline to Apply: August 28th

Materials Needed: Completed Google Form

FS Vector

Name of Position: Intern

More information here.

Governor John Carney

Name of Position: Wilmington and Dover Office Internship

Contact: Christal Graciano, Internship Coordinator (302) 577-3210 govinternship@delaware.gov

Deadline to Apply: August 13, 2021​​

Materials Needed: Cover Letter, Resume, Writing Sample

Notes & Website for additional information: Internship is unpaid. Cover letter and resume may be sent to: govinternship@delaware.gov.

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Delaware Democratic Party

Name of Position: Delaware Democratic Party Internship at State Headquarters

Contact: Travis Williams, Deputy Executive Director (302) 328-9036 Travis@DelDems.org

Deadline to Apply: Accept applications on a rolling basis.

Materials Needed: Completed Google Form found on their website. The form will become accessible in March for the summer internship program.

Notes & Website for additional information: Internship is unpaid.

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​Delaware State Chamber of Commerce

Name of Position: Communications and Events Intern, Legislative Affairs Intern,

Contact: Denée Crumrine, Communications Manager (302) 576-6566 dcrumrine@dscc.com

Deadline to Apply: The Chamber accepts applications on a rolling basis.

Materials Needed: Resume, Cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples if applying to be a Communications and Events Intern.

Notes & Website for additional information: Email the above materials to dcrumrine@dscc.com and indicate what program you're interested in. Internship is unpaid but the Chamber is willing to work with interns' universities for credit. Parking fees are reimbursed.

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World Trade Center Delaware

Name of Position: Internship Opportunities in Administration/Operation, Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, Program Coordination and Research/Trade Information

Contact:

Wilmington Office: (302) 656-7905

Specific inquiries into the application: info@wtcde.com

Deadline to Apply: Accept applications on a rolling basis. Interviews for summer positions are done during the spring semester.

Materials Needed: Cover Letter, resume, indication of which position you're interested in (applicants may indicate more than one position if interested or in case one position is already filled)

Notes & Website for additional information: Unpaid but willing to work with schools to arrange a for-credit option. Send completed application to: info@wtcde.com and the Center will schedule an interview after receiving the completed application.

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Office of the Child Advocate

Name of Position: Office of the Child Advocate Internship

Contact: Rosalie Morales, Chief Policy Advisor (302) 255-1730 Rosalie.morales@delaware.gov

Deadline to Apply: Applications will be accepted on a quarterly basis and interviews will be conducted within a month of the application deadline.January 1 (Interviews in January/February)April 1 (Interviews in April/May)July 1 (Interviews in July/August)October 1 (Interviews in October/November)

Materials Needed: Resume, Cover Letter, Professional References

Notes & Website for additional information: Visit Website for more information

Delaware Department of Education

Name of Position: Delaware Future Education Leaders Program

Contact: Angela Moffett-Batty, Education Associate, Communications (302) 735-4099 angela.moffett-batty@doe.k12.de.us

Deadline to Apply: April 1st

Materials Needed: Resume, Completed Online Application

Notes & Website for additional information: The Department is unsure if they are continuing the program for next year, but inquiries may still be sent to the above contact. In the past, participants have received a $3,000 stipend upon completion of the program.

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DNREC/Delaware State Parks

Name of Position: Policy and Communications Intern (DE National Estuarine Research Reserve, St. Jones Reserve)

Contact: Questions should be directed to (302) 739-9183 or to DNREC_HelpYourPark@State.de.us

Deadline to Apply: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Materials Needed: Completed online application including 2 references. Once the online application is completed and submitted, a request for an interview will be initiated.

Notes & Website for additional information: Stipend of $100/week available for interns serving 30+ hours/week.

Online Application Here.

United Way of Delaware

Name of Position: Summer Internship

Contact: Jamee Boone, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy and Engagement (302) 573-3795 jboone@uwde.org

Deadline to Apply: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis year-round.

Materials Needed: Interested applicants should reach out to the above contact with their resume and a cover letter detailing their course of study, interests, hobbies, passions, skills, and any program specifics and information that may help transfer university credit. A phone interview should be scheduled within a week of reaching out.

Notes & Website for additional information: Visit Website for more information​

CHILD Inc.

Name of Position: CHILD Inc. Internship

Contact: Gina Dominick, Human Resources Coordinator (302) 762-8989 gdominick@childinc.com

Deadline to Apply: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Materials Needed: Resume and cover letter detailing what you're hoping to accomplish, availability, and which programming you're most interested in. If there are openings, directors of the specific program will reach out for an interview.

Notes & Website for additional information: CHILD Inc. offers internships year-round.

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​Delaware Center for Justice

Name of Position: Delaware Center for Justice Internship

Contact: Kirstin Cornnell, Interim Executive Director (302) 658-7174 Ext. 25 kcornnell@dcjustice.org

Deadline to Apply: April 1

Materials Needed: A completed application found here and emailed to kcornnel@dcjustice.org

Notes & Website for additional information: The Center also accepts interns during the fall and spring semesters. Interns can be center-wide or dedicated to a specific programming realm if interested.

Delaware Republican Party

Name of Position: Intern

Contact: Paula Manolakos, 302-668-1954, pmanolakos@delaware.gop

Deadline to Apply – No deadline, interns are always welcomed – we have plenty to do!

Materials Needed: Resume or Outline with Contact Information, their interests, and skills.

Notes & Website for additional information: Unpaid – our Interns usually volunteer for Credit.

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Office of Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long

Name of Position: Internship

Contact: Sydney.Garlick, Sydney.Garlick@Delaware.gov

Deadline to apply: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Materials Needed: Resume, Letter of Intent, any documents are accepted send them to the email listed above

Notes & Website for Additional Information: List of Initiatives and projects found here

Attorney General Kathy Jennings, Delaware Department of Justice, Att​​​orney General's Office

Name of Position: Legal intern and Volunteer Program

Contact: Delaware Department of Justice, 820 N. French Street, HR/6th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801, Alfred.Dillione@Delaware.Gov

Deadline to apply: Application is rolling

Materials Needed: Fill out the DOJ Employment application here ​

Notes & Website for Additional Information:

Mail: Delaware Department of Justice, 820 N. French Street, HR/6th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801

Email: DOJHR@delaware.gov

Fax: 302-577-5866

State Auditor Kathy McGuiness

Name of Position: Internship

Contact:

Deadline to apply: Rolling Admission

Materials Needed: Resume, Letter of intent

Notes & Website for Additional Information: Visit Website for more information

Insuranc​e Commissioner Trinidad Navarro

Name of Position: Internship

Contact: Victoria.Jones@Delaware.Gov, Executive Assistant to the Commissioner, (302) 674-7305

Deadline to apply: Rolling Admission

Materials Needed: Resume, Letter of Intent, any additional information, send them to the email listed above

Notes & Website for Additional Information: Visit Website for more information

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer

Name of Position: Intern

Contact: Tamarra Foulkes, Director of Economic Development, Tamarra.Morris@newcastlede.gov

Deadline to apply: Applications are rolling

Materials Needed: Send a Resume and be prepared to pass a background check

Notes & Website for Additional Information: There is ample opportunity in the municipality of Newcastle County. Opportunity in:

City of ​​Wilmington office of the Mayor

Name of Position: Internship

Contact: ssluoma@wilmingtonde.gov, Special Assistant to the Mayor Office of the Mayor Louis L. Redding City/County Building800 N. French Street, 9th Floor Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Deadline to apply: Rolling Admission

Materials Needed: Resume, Cover Letter

Notes & Website for Additional Information: Visit Website for more information

Depart​ment of Education

Name of Position: Internship

Contact: Emily Cunningham, Chief of Staff emily.cunningham@doe.k12.de.us401 Federal St Ste 2, Dover, DE 19901(302) 735-4000

Deadline to apply: Admissions are rolling

Materials Needed: Resume, cover letters and additional information accepted

Notes & Website for Additional Information: Visit Website for more information

Kent​​ County Levy Court

Name of Position: Internship

Contact: 555 Bay Rd Dover, DE 19901 (302) 744 - 2305 / Fax: (302) 736- 2279 Email: admin@co.kent.de.us

Deadline to apply: Rolling Admission

Materials Needed: Resume

Notes & Website for Additional Information: Visit Website for more information

Su​ssex County Council

Name of Position: Internship

Contact: (302) 855-7743 Sussex County Council 2 The Circle, P.O. Box 589 Georgetown, DE 19947

Deadline to apply: Applications are accepted year round on a rolling basis

Materials Needed: Resume, any additional documents are accepted, send this information by making a request on their website as listed below or by getting in contact with a council member using the phone number listed above or the contact information on the website.

Notes & Website for Additional Information: Can send in special request by clicking on Clerk of Council Robin Griffith's name

DE State S​enate Republican Caucus

Name of Position: Internship

Contact: Deanna.killen@delaware.gov

Delaware State Senate – Republican Caucus

411 Legislative Ave

Dover, DE 19901

302-744-4161

Deadline to apply: Applications are accepted year round on a rolling basis

Materials Needed: Resume, any additional documents are accepted.

Notes & Website for Additional Information: Individuals interested should know that this internship would not be payed.

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​​​​​ *NOTE* This list is by no means exhaustive of all the internship opportunities available for students interested in public service in the state of Delaware. If you find a company or organization whose work seems interesting, it may be appropriate to reach out and see if they would host you to shadow, intern or work. Some offices, although they may not have a formal internship program, do hire college students over the summer but may lack the resources necessary to review high volumes of applications.​

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