Washington, DC Office
The Office of Senator James Lankford is currently seeking unpaid interns to help in the Washington, DC office. Interns will be responsible for assisting with general front office duties including, but not limited to: answering phones, performing administrative tasks, assisting with database management, contributing to the office correspondence process, conducting tours of the US Capitol, and assisting with legislative research. Applicants should be detail-oriented with excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor. Oklahoma ties are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should apply HERE.
PRESS INTERN – The Office of Senator James Lankford seeks an individual for an unpaid press internship position in the Washington, DC office. The press intern will work closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks, including daily press clips, social media messaging, video recording, transcribing copy, and answering the phone. Attention to detail and strong writing and grammar skills are required. The press intern is expected to work 25-40 hours per week. Interns in the Office of Senator Lankford are unpaid but can receive college credit. Interested candidates should apply HERE.
Oklahoma City & Tulsa Offices
The Office of Senator James Lankford is seeking applications for interns in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa offices. Intern responsibilities may include but are not limited to: answering phones, performing administrative tasks, assisting with database management, contributing to the office correspondence process, supporting staff with projects, and conducting legislative research. Applicants should be highly organized and hardworking. They should also have strong written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must have completed high school.
Internships are unpaid; however they provide an excellent way to gain valuable experience and skills, and could lead to college credit (per your university's requirements). Interns are expected to work a minimum of 14 hours a week over 2-3 days. Interested candidates for the fall semester can find the application here at the beginning of June.
**Deadlines for internship applications for the OKC and Tulsa offices are as follows:
Summer 2018: March 15 at 5:00pm CT
Fall 2018: Tuesday, July 30 at 5:00pm CT
**Deadlines for internship applications for the DC office are as follows:
Summer 2018: March 15
Fall 2018: August 15
Spring 2019: November 15