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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Internships

Washington, DC

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.

If you would like more information on Congressional Internships, please contact our office.

 

***PLEASE NOTE: The deadline to apply for summer I and summer II internships is April 1, 2017. Summer I dates are May 1 to June 26, 2017. Summer II dates are July 10 to August 25, 2017.*** 

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