Governor Kate Brown

 The Governor's Office offers a variety of opportunities for community members to volunteer in a dynamic environment at the State Capitol in Salem, Oregon. This is an opportunity to gain a unique glimpse of state government, and to gain an understanding of the value of public service.

Current Openings

The Office of Governor Kate Brown is seeking a dedicated and motivated Communications Intern.

This position will provide technical assistance to the Communications Team, with wide exposure to communications strategy, digital content origination, social media, strategic event planning and partnership outreach. An internship with the Office of Governor Kate Brown is a great way to gain experience in public service and to learn more about various policy issues.

The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communications skills; strong research abilities, as well as an aptitude for creative thinking. She/He/They should be able to work independently, learn quickly and have a positive, can-do attitude. Some familiarity with government and issues in Oregon politics is a plus. This internship will support the Governor’s Communications Office in various capacities, including assisting during parts of the 2019 legislative session, and provide opportunities to develop and learn skills and experience in strategic communications, messaging development, and digital communications strategy.

The position is based in Salem, at the Office of the Governor. The required amount of work hours per week will ideally be 16 hours or more, but schedule is flexible, with a start date in January 2019.
 
Interested candidates should send a resume and brief cover letter to Natalie King at Natalie.King@Oregon.gov.

THE OREGON GOVERNOR'S OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO WORKFORCE DIVERSITY.