Do you enjoy politics or would you like to learn more about Kentucky’s legislative process?
If you answered yes, you should apply for a BCTC KY Legislative Internship.
Internships take place in the months of January through April during Kentucky’s legislative session.
To apply, submit the following items in an application packet to the Coordinator (information below).
Application packets should contain:
Deadline: Monday, October 17, 2016. Incomplete application packets will not be reviewed. Applications arriving after the deadline may not be reviewed.
Words from an Intern
The KY Legislative Internship Program at BCTC is an extraordinary opportunity for any student. This internship program has opened countless doors for me and given me opportunities I could never have imagined. When I was asked to be the pilot student for the program, I had no idea that my life was about to change dramatically. I didn’t know that places like the Kentucky State Capitol would become a second home to me and that I would have the opportunity to have critical conversations about our amazing state with leaders who impact our lives every day. I had no idea that I would work on United States Senate races or become a voting rights advocate. Before my internship I didn't know where life was going to take me, but I knew I wanted to make a difference in my community and make Kentucky a stronger state for generations to come. After my internship I knew how I could make this dream a reality. We hear every day as Americans that our voice matters, that our votes count, but after my internship in Frankfort I became more keenly aware of just how true those statements are. History is made by those who show up. I hope that this internship program can inspire students the way it has inspired and changed me. It might seem like a cliché, but be the change you want to see in the world.”
Former intern (2011), Sarah Thomas,
Democratic campaign worker and Social Justice Advocate, Lexington, KY
Professor Laura Williams
BCTC Legislative Internship Coordinator
Bluegrass Community & Technical College
470 Cooper Drive, 202E Academic & Technical Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0235