The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Internship Opportunity: NH State Governor’s Office

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.


This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. 

Position Type: Internship - unpaid 

Location: Concord, New Hampshire 

Sector: Government and Public Policy, Law 

Start Date: Flexible 

Wage or benefits: Unpaid 

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks;  

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years  

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors 

Application Deadline: For Fall 2018, apply as soon as possible. 

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Brief Description of the organization: 

The Governor’s Office Internship Program is a select internship experience designed for students who are innovative and passionate about public service, and offers a variety of opportunities and possibilities for interns to gain both academic and professional experience. The Office of the Governor embraces diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or physical ability. The Office of the Governor and the State of New Hampshire are equal opportunity employers. 

The Governor’s Office Internship Program is designed to give high-quality applicants the opportunity to see the inner workings of state government and contribute to growing and improving the State of New Hampshire. 

The Governor’s Office Internship Program is intended to provide you with: 

  • Exposure to operations and day-to-day tasks of the Governor’s Office 

  • Experiential learning and assignments that reflect methods in how the office strives for government to be more effective, efficient, and open to its citizens 

  • A framework to enhance educational experience through practical work and research, thereby developing skills useful for career development 

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications: 

Duties as an intern may include any of the following areas: 

  • Communications and Press Department Support to include transcribing speeches and interviews, assisting with press releases and helping to catalogue photos of the Governor and his events 

  • Scheduling – Organizing scheduling and meeting requests and working with the Governor’s Director of Scheduling in responding to requests 

  • Policy research to include reviewing pending legislation before the New Hampshire House of Representatives and New Hampshire Senate, as well as review of existing state RSA’s and regulations. 

  • Constituent Service – Assisting with constituent complaints and inquiries, preparing and executing official proclamations and citations issued by the Governor, assisting with organizing, logging, and responding to constituent correspondence 

How to apply:  

Please submit a copy of your current resume, current college transcript, and a letter of interest on why you would like to intern with the Governor’s office to Jennifer Smith, Director of Citizen Services at

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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