Applications open for Spring interns!

Note: The application period for Spring 2019 internships has closed. Visit our Jobs & Internship page for updates.

OK Policy is now accepting student applicants for paid part-time internships during the spring of 2019! Interns have the opportunity to work as full members of the OK Policy team and participate in most activities of the organization.

  • Public Policy Internship (Tulsa office) – Policy interns may be asked to write blog posts on state policy issues, help with data collection and formatting, assist with our advocacy efforts, help to coordinate events, and help with office administration. 
  • Open Justice Oklahoma Data Internship (Tulsa office) – OJO interns are expected to assist in the collection, cleaning, and analysis of criminal justice data, conduct research and write blog posts on criminal justice related issues, and help with office and program administration.
  • Legislative Advocacy Internship (Oklahoma City office) – Advocacy interns work with the Outreach & Legislative Director to advance our policy agenda at the state capitol and with other advocacy organizations, keep records of legislative progress (including meeting notes and vote counts), and help with OK Policy events. 

Interns in all positions will be expected to work between 15 and 20 hours per week depending on their schedules and availability and are paid $11.00 per hour. We are happy to cooperate with your institution’s requirements for academic credit.

Internships are open to both current undergraduate and graduate students (must have completed a minimum of 24 hours of college credit) and to recent grads (Spring 2018 or later). Go here to learn more and to apply. Applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, November 16th.


Courtney Cullison worked for OK Policy from 2017 to 2020 as a policy analyst focused on issues of economic opportunity and financial security. Before coming to OK Policy, Courtney worked in higher education, holding faculty positions at the University of Texas at Tyler and at Connors State College in eastern Oklahoma. A native Oklahoman, she received an Honors B.A. in Political Science from Oklahoma State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. with emphasis in congressional politics and public policy from the University of Oklahoma. While at OU, Courtney was a fellow at the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. As a professor she taught classes in American politics, public policy, and research methods and conducted original research with a focus on the relationship between representatives and the constituents they serve.

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