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Are you looking for an internship in politics or mass communications?

Checkmate Strategies offers internships to those interested in learning more about the political process in Louisiana.  Our Interns play a huge role on the Checkmate team! To apply, call 225.933.5435.

Internships are the best way to bridge the gap between going to school and landing a great job. Internships can help you develop your experience.

Checkmate Strategies offers internships to college students who are interested in making great connection, while gaining great work experience to build your resume.  You will have the opportunity to learn the ropes from experienced professionals. At the end of your internship, you’ll have relevant experience to help you making the right career choice.  

As an intern for Checkmate Strategies, you will learn:

  • How the political process works
  • How to mount effective public relations campaigns
  • How to effectively use social media in public policy campaigns
  • How to write public testimony and position statements

As an intern, you will be expected to:

  • Attend committee hearings at the Louisiana State Capitol
  • Compile written reports on legislative hearings
  • Attend Senate and House debates
  • Track legislation and help draft public policy statements
  • Assist with event coordination

We are flexible with the internship hours our legislative interns are require to a minimum of ten (10) hours a week during the semester. 

For further information, contact Cindy Bishop at 225 933-5435  (phone or text)


Checkmate Strategies | PO Box 80053  Baton Rouge, LA 70898-0053 | 225.933.5435  Call or Text 

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