2024 Internship Applications

My office at the Legislature is currently seeking a few incredible and passionate students to intern with us during the 2024 legislative session. I look forward to reviewing these amazing applications soon. Apply by November 13th to be considered!
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Position: Legislative Intern

Location: Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, NE

Duration: January 2024 - May 2024 (Flexible start and end dates)

Compensation: Unpaid (Academic credit available)

Internship Description: As an intern in Senator Megan Hunt's office, you will have the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in the legislative process and contribute to meaningful policy initiatives. This internship offers a unique insight into the inner workings of Nebraska's legislative system and provides an invaluable learning experience for individuals passionate about public service.


  • Ability to work 5-10 hours/week (flexible)
  • Conduct research on legislative issues, policy proposals, and constituent concerns
  • Draft memos, reports, and other written materials
  • Attend committee meetings, hearings, and community events on behalf of the office
  • Assist with constituent inquiries and correspondence
  • Support the legislative team with administrative tasks
  • Create social media graphics and content on legislative issues


  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical and research-oriented mindset
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive information with discretion
  • Ability to maintain one's composure during stressful events and discussions

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit this form. The form will ask for:

  1. Three responses to relevant questions
  2. Resume
  3. Cover letter outlining your interest in the internship and relevant qualifications
  4. Contact information for one reference

Application Deadline: Monday, November 13th by 11:59 pm CT.

Application Decision: You will be notified about your application by Monday, November 27th.

Note: This internship may be eligible for academic credit. Please check with your academic advisor or institution for specific requirements.

Senator Megan Hunt's office is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. Individuals of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For further inquiries, please contact Cassy Ross at cross@leg.ne.gov

We look forward to welcoming a passionate and dedicated intern to our team for the 2024 legislative session!