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Walter Rollins Scholars &
Robert W. Burk Jr. Interns

West Virginia graduate students are chosen to assist lawmakers serving in leadership positions of the Senate and the House of Delegates.

Walter Rollins Scholars participate in the lawmaking process by researching relevant issues, assisting in preparation for floor deliberations and monitoring legislative activity under the direction of those in the highest positions of legislative leadership.

Robert W. Burk, Jr. Student Interns assist standing committee chairpersons and other leading senators and delegates. These students receive firsthand knowledge by observing the making of public policy, studying how the legislative structure beats upon the manner in which decisions are made and aiding legislators legislation in their daily work activities.


DETAILS & ELIGIBILITY

Number of positions: 6
Rollins Scholars: 2
Burk Interns: 4

APPLICATION

Rollins-Burk Intern Application


LEGISLATIVE CONTACTS

US MAIL:
West Virginia State Senate
Legislative Internship Committee
Building 1, Room 227M
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, West Virginia 25305

Casey Long
phone: (304) 357-7952
casey.long@wvsenate.gov

Brittany Carowick
phone: (304) 357-7924
brittany.carowick@wvsenate.gov


CAMPUS CONTACTS

Marshall University
Dr. Mary Beth Beller
beller@marshall.edu
(304)696-2763
Department of Political Science, Smith Hall
738 Marshall University One John Marshall Drive Huntington, WV 25755


West Virginia University
Dr. Chris Plein
lplein@wvu.edu


West Virginia State University
Dr. Michael Pennington
Associate Professor, Chair of History & Political Science, MPA Director
mpennin1@wvstateu.edu
(304)766-3044
120 Hill Hall, Institute, WV 25112


LINKS

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


 
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