House of Representatives Internship Openings

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform,
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, is seeking an energetic and
self-motivated law student for a full-time internship for Fall 2019. The position
offers the opportunity to gain substantive experience on an exciting and fastpaced Subcommittee, while participating directly in the oversight process and
learning about the day-to-day operations of the House of Representatives.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting staff in preparing for
congressional hearings, conducting legal and factual research, drafting
memoranda, and attending various briefings and meetings with Executive Branch
and private sector officials. Law students play a key role in the office and will
work closely with Committee counsel and staff.
Background: The Committee on Oversight and Reform is the primary
investigative committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, with jurisdiction to
investigate any matter at any time. The Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil
Liberties has jurisdiction over issues related to civil rights, civil liberties and the
equal protection of laws, including voting rights; freedom of religion, speech,
press, and assembly; equal employment; nondisclosure agreements; criminal
justice reform policies; and the Census Bureau.
Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public service and (ii) a
desire to learn. They also must have superior attention to detail, work well under
pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral
communication skills. Applicants should be willing to be in the office full time.
Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a
cover letter and resume to with “Fall 2019
Internship Application” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


The House Democratic Policy & Communications Committee (DPCC) seeks a
press intern to begin in May to support the communications team.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting press materials,
maintaining website and digital platforms, clipping and editing videos, updating
reporter and contact lists, coordinating events, and other administrative duties as
assigned. Candidates must have strong writing skills, familiarity with digital
products and editing software, and the ability to juggle multiple projects under
tight deadlines.
Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to
with the subject line “2019 Summer DPCC Internship.”


The House Democratic Caucus is seeking motivated, detail-oriented Operations
interns to work in a fast-paced leadership office. Interns will be primarily
responsible for operational tasks such as managing the front office, answering
phones, helping to execute weekly closed-door meetings of the House
Democratic Caucus, running the letter folding program and additional
administrative tasks. The program will also include opportunities to attend
Congressional briefings and hearings, conduct research and draft internal memos.
The term of the Internship will be from May 1 through the end of August 2019.
Ideal applicants will have a professional and positive attitude, event management
experience, proficiency with Excel, a demonstrated knowledge of the House
Democratic Caucus and a passion for politics and the legislative process.
Qualified applicants should send resume, cover letter and three references to Women, minorities, LGBTQIA+
individuals and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This internship is
unpaid. No drop-ins or calls please.


Position: California Republican seeks Spring/Summer 2019 Interns
Description: California Republican is currently accepting applications for
full/part-time interns in his Washington, D.C. office. We are seeking highly
qualified candidates who are personable, detail-oriented, and motivated. In the
office, intern responsibilities will vary. Interns will be asked to answer the
phones, give tours of the Capitol Building, run errands, assist with constituent
communication, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, and
attend hearings and briefings. Interns will learn about the legislative process and
the many other functions of a congressional office. Internships are unpaid but the
office will provide any necessary assistance for students to receive academic
credit at their respective college or university. Interested candidates should email
a resume and cover letter to


The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology seeks
a full-time, paid Communications Intern for an immediate start.
Responsibilities include updating and maintaining the website, creating social
media content and graphics, drafting press releases and op-eds, and compiling
and tracking media coverage. Additionally, this intern is critical to the daily
operation of the office including tasks such as answering phones, greeting
visitors, and filing official documents. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented,
creative, reliable, and have excellent writing and communications skills.
Familiarity with social media and website development is strongly desired. An
interest in science policy is a plus.
Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and social media graphic sample
to with “Spring Communications Intern” in the
subject line by May 10. Please include your approximate dates of availability in
the email. No calls or drop-ins please.


The House Committee on Oversight and Reform Majority Staff are seeking
motivated and reliable digital interns to fill positions in the spring, summer, and
fall. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, content creation,
website maintenance, analytics, photography, videography, and performing other
press and administrative tasks as necessary. Successful candidates will possess
skills in Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, LightRoom, Premiere Pro,
Audition, and After Effects), CMS, CSS, HTML, manual photography, analytics,
and an ability to work in a fast-paced, rapid response environment. Candidates of
all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume, cover
letter, and portfolio to


Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to
join his Washington, DC office in August. Candidates should be collegial,
professional, quick learners, and phenomenal team players. Strong oral and
written communication skills and close attention to detail are imperative. Duties
include assisting staff with legislative, administrative, and press related projects,
writing memos and talking points, attending hearings and meetings, answering
constituent phone calls, leading tours of the US Capitol, assisting with
scheduling, sorting and distributing mail, and managing tour and flag requests.
Full-time candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience
are preferred. This is an unpaid internship. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter
and dates of availability to

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