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Apply for an Internship

Constituent Services

Apply for an Internship

Iowa Secretary of State Paul D. Pate offers internships to college students during the spring and fall semesters as well as during the summer. In addition, many schools offer course credit for internships. Early application is encouraged, and the selection process is competitive. Use the links below to download the internship application in PDF or Word format.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester - September 1st
Spring Semester - November 15th
Summer Sessions - Until Filled

General Internship Form

General Internship Application (PDF)

General Internship Application (Word)

Legal Internship Form

Legal Internship Application (PDF)

Legal Internship Application (Word)