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New Mexico State Legislative Internship

NMSLI 2018 Flyer

The Department of Political Science is now accepting applications for the 2018 New Mexico State Legislative Internship program. Iinformation sessions will be held in room 2069 of the Social Sciences Building (#78 on the campus map), at 12:00 on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 and at 12:30 on Thursday, November 16th, 2017.

Selected interns will be in a unique position to observe, first-hand, the operation of the legislature. Participants in the program will be assigned to members of the New Mexico State Legislature for one week during the 2018 legislative session. The intern reports at 9:00 a.m. on Monday morning of their assigned week, works full-time, and resides in Santa Fe until released at the close of the week's legislative session. Interns receive a stipend of $500 to help cover their expenses. Preparation for the internship includes a full-day of orientation in Santa Fe. Interns must register for one hour of academic credit. They are required to submit daily journals and a short summary paper to the internship coordinator. Upon the completion of the internship and the fulfillment of these requirements, interns will be assigned a grade of credit (CR) or no credit (NC).

 Any questions about the program should be directed to Professor Timothy Krebs at


To apply, submit the following materials as a complete packet to the Department of Political Science, Attn: Steven Romero, Room 2061, Social Sciences Building, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30th, 2017. All applications must be typed.