In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although internships in all offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience and insight into the legislative process.
In Washington, DC, interns work closely with the administrative, legislative, and communications staff. Responsibilities include answering phones, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings and answering 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 will have a variety of responsibilities, 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.