CT, State of, Secretary of State's Office

AGENCY:        
CONNECTICUT, STATE OF, SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE
30 Trinity Street
P.O. Box 150470
Hartford, CT 06115-0470
 
INTERNSHIP CONTACT:  Blanche Reeves-Tucker, Fiscal Admin. Manager, 860-509-6166 blanche.tucker@ct.gov  Please submit an application, resume and cover letter via mail to Ms. Tucker at the address above. Materials may also be faxed (860-509-6236) or emailed (see email address above). Please visit web site, www.ct.gov/sots, for details: click on “About Us,” then “Internships.”  There is a link to the internship application in the second paragraph from the end.

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AGENCY FUNCTION: The Secretary of the State of Connecticut is one of six elected constitutional officers responsible for overseeing a number of government functions through several divisions (Management and Support Services, Legislative and Elections Administration, Commercial Recording, and Executive Offices).

 

INTERN ACTIVITIES: Interns report directly to either a division manager or a designated internship coordinator and may receive project-specific supervision from other professional staff. Interns receive practical training in the application of theories/concepts relevant to the work of this constitutional office, assist professional staff, create business letters/memos, contact constituents by phone, letter or email, assist in planning activities/events, establish contact with officials or business professionals, interact with staff from various divisions of SOTS, research issues of importance to the office, prepare/log materials for archives, and perform other duties as needed. Interns must have some knowledge of government, history, business and/or the law, possess excellent interpersonal/communication skills and basic computer skills (Word, Excel).

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HOURS PER WEEK:   8 (or more per student’s schedule)
 
INTERNSHIP AVAILABLE:  FALL:  Yes;   SPRING:  Yes;   SUMMER:  Yes
 
STIPEND:  No