Internships

PLEASE NOTE 2021 APPLICATION DEADLINES:

Summer I and II Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021
Fall Semester Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021
Spring Semester Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021

D.C. Office

In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although all internships in all offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In Washington, DC, interns' responsibilities will vary. They may be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

District Office

In the District Office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although all internships in all offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In the District Office, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including attending community events, constituent correspondence, and assisting with communications. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or work on District-based projects of importance.

 

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