Overview of Program

Senator Melinda Bush’s re-election campaign is seeking motivated, organized, hardworking, high school students, college students and recent graduates for our fellowship and internship program beginning in the fall of 2016.

Our fellowship and internship program will provide participants with a unique opportunity to work with Senator Melinda Bush, local labor organizations, active political organizations, invested stakeholders and voters in both urban and rural settings throughout Lake County.

The fellowship/internship program is excellent opportunity to learn the inside workings of a dynamic campaign while making valuable contacts for future career endeavors.

Part-time and full-time positions are available. Fellows and interns who demonstrate strong leadership, communication skills, and attention to detail will be given additional responsibilities as the campaign moves forward. In many cases academic credit can be given.

Fellowship Program

Fellowship positions are available to recent college graduates and college students. Fellows will be given special assignments and leadership roles. These tasks include donor research, graphic design, data analysis, voter contact, finance, field targeting projects, and more. Fellows are required to work at least 20 hours per week.

Internship Program

Internship positions are available to college and high school students. Interns will primarily be responsible for delivering our campaign message to voters in different forms and venues and spearheading voter-registration efforts. Interns are required to work at least 10 hours per week.


We are looking for motivated, energetic leaders to represent Melinda in the District throughout the 2016 re-election campaign.

Applicants should share our passion and enthusiasm for grassroots organizing and be able to demonstrate the following.

· Strong academic record
· Good writing and organizational skills
· Flexible schedule
· Quick learning ability
· Willingness to complete a variety of campaign tasks
· Ability to work well with others

Previous intern, fellow, and campaign experience is preferred but not required


Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis.

To submit your resume or request more information, please contact Info@melindaforsenate.com