Internship Program

The Kansas Secretary of State Internship Program is designed to provide college students and recent graduates with work experience to complement their academic studies and provide first-hand understanding of state government.

Awarding academic credit for an internship is at the discretion of your college or university. We will assist you in providing appropriate information as requested by your college or university. Arrangements for accreditation should be made prior to the start of your internship.

Students interested in participating in the Kansas Secretary of State Internship Program must submit a resume; a brief personal statement addressing their goals for the internship, areas of interest and desired competencies; and college or university requirements.

Two writing samples and three references shall also be included with the application. Any of the aforementioned information not submitted with the application will result in the application being labeled incomplete.

Internship Application

To be considered for the Secretary of State’s Internship Program, an application must be received by the following deadlines:

Spring 2019 Deadline: December 14, 2018
Summer 2019 Deadline: April 26, 2019
Fall 2019 Deadline: August 10, 2019

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the internship program coordinator, Lydia Meiss, at 785-296-4575 or at

Internship Program