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Griffin Encourages Students to Apply for Internship Program

April 28, 2015

Says, ‘internships can be an invaluable experience for students’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced that his office is requesting applications for their internship program and issued the following statement:

“Since January, my office has had a robust internship program, and we continue to accept applications for students interested in learning more about public policy and state government. Internships can be an invaluable experience for students to put their classroom knowledge to work, explore their career aspirations and serve our State. I encourage all college students to apply for this tremendous learning opportunity.”

To apply for an internship, click this link: If you have questions, please feel free to contact the office at (501) 682-2144.

While all internships are unpaid, interns may be able to arrange for college credit depending upon the requirements of their college or university.

About Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin

Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin was elected on November 4, 2014, and completed his second term as the 24th representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District. For the 113th Congress, he was a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means while also serving as a Deputy Whip for the Majority. In the 112th Congress, he served as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Griffin is a graduate of Magnolia High School, Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans, and attended graduate school at Oxford University. He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 18 years, was deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for President George W. Bush. Griffin lives in Little Rock with his wife Elizabeth, a Camden native, and their two children.



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