Judith A. Herndon Fellowship

Undergraduates are selected to participate in the 60-day session as Herndon Fellows and are assigned to assist a sole legislator from either the Senate of the House of Delegates.

The interns are required to perform research and various staff functions. Among other job-related responsibilities, participants are introduced to and develop an understanding of the politics of legislation, legislative research, bill drafting, the role and function of committees and the executive-legislative liaison.


Number of positions:10


Herndon Fellowship Application


Sara D. Jones
West Virginia House of Delegates
Legislative Internship Committee
Building 1, Room 215-E
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, West Virginia 25305
phone: (304) 340-3386


Alderson Broaddus University
Dr. James Owston, Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences
101 College Hill Drive Philippi, WV 26416

Bethany College
Gary Kappel, Associate Professor of History & Chair of Department of History & Political Science
31 E Campus Dr Bethany, WV 26032

Bluefield State College
Dr. Colin Cavell, Associate Professor of Political Science
219 Rock St. Basic Science Building- B120 Bluefield, WV 24701

University of Charleston
Travis Kahle, Director Career Development
(304) 357-4977
Clay Tower 301- Schoenbaum Library, Charleston, WV 25304

Concord University
Dr. Sally Campbell
Marsh Hall, Room A116 Concord University Athens, WV 24712-1000

Davis & Elkins College
David Turner, Chair Division of Humanities
100 Campus Drive Elkins, WV 26241

Fairmont State University
Dr. Joshua Smallridge, Chair Dept of Social Science
College of Liberal Arts, 115 Hardway Hall Fairmont, WV 26554

Glenville State College
Dr. Marisha Lecea, Assistant Professor of Political Science
235 Louis Bennett Hall Glenville, WV 26351

Marshall University
Dr. Mary Beth Beller
Department of Political Science, Smith Hall
738 Marshall University One John Marshall Drive Huntington, WV 25755

Ohio Valley University
Dr. Wes Harrison, Chair School of Liberal Arts
1 Campus View Drive Vienna, WV 26105

Potomac State College of WVU
Cassandra Pritts
101 Fort Ave Keyser, WV 26726

Nicklaus Goff
101 Fort Ave Keyser, WV 26726

Shepherd University
Dr. Max Guirguis
312C White Hall, 110 E. High Street, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

West Liberty University
Dr. Keith Bell, Interim Department Chair
101 Faculty Dr Wheeling, WV 26003

West Virginia State University
Tom Bennett
103 Ferrell Hall PO Box 399 Institute, WV 25112

West Virginia University
Dr. Jason MacDonald
Room 315D, Woodburn Hall Morgantown, WV 26506

West Virginia University of Parkersburg
Dr. Robert Anderson
300 Campus Drive Room 1025A Parkersburg, WV 26104

West Virginia Institute of Technology
Dr. Janis Rezek, Chair and Associate Professor
Social Science Programs WVU Institute of Technology 410 Neville St Beckley, WV 25801

West Virginia Wesleyan College
Dr. Robert Rupp
59 College Avenue Buckhannon, WV 26201

Wheeling Jesuit University
Laurie McCullough, Interim Vice President Academic Affairs
316 Washington Ave Wheeling, WV 26003


Walter Rollins Scholars & Robert W. Burk Jr. Interns
Judith A. Herndon Fellowship
Frasure-Singleton Internship
Legislative Information Journalism Internship
Internship Introduction

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