Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) is delighted to announce spring internship opportunities in her Washington, DC and West Chicago, IL offices. Internships are designed to offer students and recent graduates direct participation in public service through supporting our offices’ constituent engagement and services, administrative responsibilities, and research. Interns’ responsibilities will vary. They will be asked to answer phones, assist with correspondence, coordinate and conduct tours, research legislation, assist with constituent casework, and attend hearings and briefings on various issues. Qualified candidates must be friendly, organized, flexible, and possess the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood is a member of the Committee on Education and Labor, the Committee on Homeland Security, and the Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Spring internships are available from January through mid-May, with start and end dates tailored to accommodate an academic calendar year. Internship hours run from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekdays. Please note that interns are expected to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. A limited number of paid positions are available for internship applicants who are not sponsored by outside organizations.
The deadline to apply, for the spring semester is October 31, 2019. Preference will be given to applicants with ties to the Illinois 14th. To learn more and apply, please click here. For questions about internships please call our office (202) 225-2976.