what is government?
Government is a group that exercises authority over the society of people in a city, state, or nation. Governments are responsible for making and enforcing laws, managing currency, and protecting citizens. Government internships introduce students to a variety of career strands within local, regional and national government.
SOME JOBS AND CAREER AREAS IN GOVERNMENT
politician / elected official
polling and research
in government internships, an intern may perform any of the following tasks:
observe / assist in governmental agencies (State House, municipal offices)
Compile/distribute materials for meetings
Conduct research on relevant topics in government
Attend lectures, tours, and organized events
Prepare mailings, write letters, enter/maintain databases
Constituent services: Interact with community residents related to official