Internship Opportunities in Government

For recent college graduates, working for the government could offer many opportunities with great benefits while contributing to the solution of urgent problems. If you are interested in exploring what it is like to be a federal government insider before making the commitment, graduate studies, internship and fellowship opportunities are a perfect way to get a glimpse. 

There are many internship or fellowship opportunities available in the government field, in Connecticut and outside of it, for you to explore. 

Would you like to learn more about the inner workings of State Government and a variety of career fields? The Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) offers unpaid student internship opportunities each semester (Fall, Winter/Spring, and Summer) for students in good academic standing who are actively pursuing an advanced or undergraduate degree.

The Connecticut General Assembly is home to an internship program. Check out the link to learn more about the legislative intern role and how to apply. 

On the United States House of Representatives internship page, students are encouraged to go to direct websites for each respective member office for internship information. There is a list available for listings. 

The United States Senate internship office offers an ongoing list of internship opportunities. The page also suggests contacting direct offices on each respective website.

To explore more alternative learning experiences and get help with any application material, schedule a meeting with a Center for Career Development Career Coach on Handshake

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By Christopher McAuliffe
Christopher McAuliffe