In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students and recent college graduates. In addition to gaining invaluable work experience, interns with are financially compensated. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session.
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.
In the District office, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on District-based projects of importance.
If you would like more information on Congressional Internships, please contact our office.
How To Apply
Interested candidates should email their application materials to our intern coordinator, Collin Sabine at Interns.NC03@gmail.com. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and what the individual’s internship schedule may look like. Additionally, candidates need to complete the following form in order for their application to be processed.
Internships for the Washington D.C. and District programs are available during the following sessions:
Spring Session: January through May (Deadline to Apply: November 15, 2019)
Summer Session: May through August (Deadline to Apply: March 27, 2020)
Fall Session: August through December (Deadline to Apply: July 12, 2020)