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SC Policy Council

SC Policy Council 
1323 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Name: Jamie Cordova
Phone: 803-799-5022 ext. 118

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Fall Spring Summer

Duties of Intern:
The South Carolina Policy Council is seeking a journalism student to cover state and local government for its investigative news website The Nerve, a member of the S.C. Press Association. We’re looking for an up-and-coming journalist with an interest in the political process. Working alongside professional investigative journalists, this individual will have the opportunity to sharpen their reporting, research and analytical skills while gaining experience covering government issues. We need someone who is comfortable covering everything from the General Assembly to a local county council meeting. Duties will include writing stories and videotaping meetings. Please visit The Nerve at the following link: Duties will include the following: 1. Legislative session and Post-Legislative session a. Attend committee hearings and report on legislative action as it relates to the mission of the Policy Council. This will be published to our websites. b. Write committee hearing summaries and reports that will be published to The Nerve, The Palmetto Insider, and other publications.

Skills Required for Internship:
Those with a strong interest in government, politics, and journalism ought to apply. Please email a cover letter, resume, class schedule and unofficial transcripts to Jamie Cordova or Hal Peters. Contact Information: Jamie Cordova Hal Peters