Current Legislative Intern Positions:
The Office of Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-38) is currently accepting
applications for a full-time internship for Spring 2019 in our Washington D.C.
office. Ideal candidates will possess excellent communication skills, a strong
attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and a good
sense of humor. Primary responsibilities will include processing mail, greeting
visitors, answering phones, leading Capitol tours, attending briefings, drafting
memos and constituent correspondence, and assisting staff with various
administrative tasks. Southern California ties are preferred, but not required.
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, a one-page writing
sample, and dates of availability to DCInternship.CA38@mail.house.gov with
“CA38 Internship” in the subject line.
Republican Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) is seeking unpaid interns for
the spring 2019 session in his Capitol Hill office. The spring session dates are
January 14- May 17. The internship schedule is flexible to accommodate classes.
Interns will have the opportunity to attend committee hearings and briefings for
staff members, assist in the constituent correspondence process, as well as assist
with other constituent services.
Responsibilities include: taking phone calls, processing constituent mail, and
performing other general office duties. Ideal applicants should be interested in the
legislative process, enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working. Full or part time
internships with flexible schedules are available. Ties to Virginia’s First
Congressional District are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should
e-mail their resume and cover letter to email@example.com before
October 31st. Please specify what your internship schedule may look like.
The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is
currently accepting applications for full-time interns for Spring 2019. Interns are
asked to work with staff to help prepare for committee hearings and markups, and
will work on substantive research and oversight projects in addition to press
matters. Candidates should be detail oriented, possess strong oral and written
communication skills, be able to multitask, and work well in a fast-paced
environment. Interested applicants should apply at the following link:
No calls or drop-ins, please.
Member of Democratic leadership is currently seeking candidates for a full and/or
part-time social media fellow in his Washington, D.C. office, with positions
available starting immediately.
The social media fellow will work closely with a fast-moving press shop for a
prominent Member of Congress and will be expected to contribute significantly.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: designing content for a variety of
platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), creating videos and highlight reels
to highlight the Member’s legislative accomplishments, and working to engage
different audiences in the Congressman’s work through different and innovative
The social media fellow MUST be able to execute quickly in order to capitalize
on legislative success or trending moments. He/she will work closely with press
staff, but will be expected to complete assignments with a minimum of
supervision required. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be proactive in
proposing new content and news means to reach different audiences.
Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. All
applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin,
religion, sex, gender identity, disability or age. Please, no calls or walk-ins.
This is an unpaid position; however, opportunities for school credit are available
if needed and social media fellows will also gain valuable exposure to the
operations of a well-known House office. Interested applicants should send a
resume, cover letter, and two digital/video samples to
firstname.lastname@example.org with “Social Media Fellow” in the subject line.
The Office of Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is seeking interns for the spring
semester in Washington, DC office. Although all internships in all offices are
unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. Our interns’ responsibilities are
varied but substantive. They will be asked to answer phones, research legislation
for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, run errands,
and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Congressman
Gaetz serves on the Armed Services Committee, Judiciary Committee, and the
Budget Committee. Interns will be able to get a broad perspective of these issue
areas and the federal government in action. As a result, interns learn about the
legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.
The hours are flexible to accommodate students’ hectic course schedules, but
generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. when not in session. Students will leave the internship with a greater
understanding of how a Congressional office works, how constituent
relationships are forged and maintained, and how the legislative process works.
Students should be highly motivated, ready to learn, and eager to work in a fast-
paced environment. Please apply by emailing your resume and a cover letter to