Senator Chris Nybo seeks Spring legislative interns
Civic-minded college students have a
unique opportunity to gain some hands-on experience in Illinois government
during this spring semester.
Senator Chris Nybo is seeking area
college students who wish to volunteer as interns during the coming
months in his District office in Lombard.
Legislative Intern Program provides community-minded
young people an inside view of state
government, including legislation and constituent communications, through
supervised projects and other efforts with experienced staff,” Senator Nybo said.
[Former interns Bre Miller (University of
Illinois) and Amanda Nero (University of Missouri) discuss the stopgap budget
with Senator Chris Nybo at a community meeting last summer.]
“As I head to Springfield with
fellow legislators to embark on another session, interns will have a chance at
truly being part of the process. Their efforts with my staff will help me get
some much-needed work done to benefit my District and all of Illinois,” he
internship program will be offered from February through May. It provides hands-on
experience in community relations and communications, monitoring local issues,
along with research projects.
“I was given
more responsibility and creative liberty than I ever expected, and it helped me
grow as a student and as a professional by leaps and bounds,” said former
intern Amanda Nero, a University of Missouri student. “The people I met and
opportunities I was given, made this a great way to spend my summer.”
Interns say they expect benefits
to extend beyond college education and experiences.”
“The connections I have made, and
skills I have learned will benefit me for years to come,” said Meredith Cantey,
an Indiana University student who interned last year. “I am so grateful to have
had the opportunity to intern for the Nybo Office.”
district staff will work with students in need of education and community
service credits. Internships are flexible in terms of hours and length of
commitment for students who may have other obligations.
Applications are available on
Nybo’s website at http://www.chrisnybo.org/.
Applicants are encouraged to provide a resume by
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15 for the
spring semester internship program. Applications for the summer program will be
accepted as well. For more information, call Nybo’s district office at 630-969-0990 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.