College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Legislative Internship - Application Checklist

Washington State Legislature Application Checklist:  

The WWU faculty sponsor for the 2020 session will be Professor Todd Donovan, Political Science Department.


  • Online application form
  • Cover letter explaining how you meet the internship qualifications
  • Résumé
  • One-page personal essay
  • Unofficial university transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation: one faculty reference and one professional or personal (non-relative) reference


All application materials must be received by October 11, 2019 to ensure consideration. Applications completed by October 4, 2019 will receive priority consideration for interview selection.

More information about the Legislative Internship Program application and instructions is available at: