According to a media release from the Governor's Office,

Gov.  Dennis Daugaard is currently seeking applications for fall 2013 Governor’s  Office Internships in Pierre.  The positions are paid and run from early  September through December 2013.

Governor’s Office  interns have the opportunity to work at the highest level of state government,  learning about and preparing legislation to be introduced in the next  legislative session.

Interns’ duties  depend on interests and strengths. Typical duties will include aiding the  Governor’s general counsel, conducting policy research, preparing policy  briefings, and staffing the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and First  Lady.

The internships are  open to all undergraduate or graduate-level students. Preference will be given  to South Dakota residents attending South Dakota colleges or  universities.

Interested students  should submit a resume, cover letter and 2 Letters of Recommendation by June 1,  via email, to

For more information  on duties or logistics, please visit or contact Will  Mortenson at