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Iowa Senate Democrats, Des Moines, IA

The Iowa Senate Democratic Research Staff supports the work of the Democratic members of the Iowa Senate. We are a team of 14 professionals who research various policy areas in support of the goals and interests of our Senators; communicate with constituents and the media; and offer administrative support. 

Interns work closely with our staff’s communications team and with Democratic Senators from across the state. Previous interns have attended Drake, Grinnell, Simpson, Grand View, and Iowa’s three Regents Universities.  Interns often come from majors in political science, public administration, journalism and communications

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For more information: Waldorf University is a four-year liberal arts college offering 20 bachelor degree programs in a variety of popular fields both residential and online. For over a century, Waldorf has provided a signature student experience through an engaging community of learning and faith. That community has now expanded beyond the campus through Waldorf’s distinct approach to online education. Waldorf’s academic programs combine a strong liberal arts base with applied learning. Co-curricular programs ranging from the second oldest a capella choir in the nation, to an outstanding theatre program, to highly competitive athletic teams, provide students with a wide range of opportunities for meaningful participation in personal development. Waldorf is committed to engaging its students in service and in bringing the world to its students through international student recruitment and study-abroad programs. Every student is challenged to excel in Waldorf’s community where students are treated with dignity and respect. The university has an attractive campus with 14 major buildings and excellent resources.