Communications Intern

Employer Wisconsin State Assembly
Location Madison, WI
Type Internship
Contact information 608-267-9649,
Apply by Applications accepted on a rolling basis
Posted on February 27, 2023


The Office of State Representative Katrina Shankland (D-Stevens Point) is seeking candidates for a communications internship in her Madison office. The ideal candidate will work well on teams, have strong writing and interpersonal communication skills, and be willing to learn about the nuances of state government. Communications interns will be tasked with the following responsibilities:

– Drafting press releases, media advisories, constituent correspondence, op-eds, and more
– Assisting with the drafting of speeches, talking points, and social media content
– Working with local and statewide media outlets to further the Representative’s legislative priorities by securing earned media
– Answering phones, participating in constituent meetings, and helping with general office administration
– Other duties as assigned

Interested candidates can apply by sending a resume and cover letter to Please use the following format for your email subject line — Internship Application, First Name Last Name.