The House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff are looking for interns for the spring semester. The Committee’s staff internship program offers undergraduate students, law students, graduate students, and recent graduates an opportunity to experience the operation of a congressional committee firsthand and learn about the important role that our Committee plays in the legislative process. The Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over a wide range of legislative and oversight issues, including oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice, constitutional law, federal criminal law, voting rights, immigration and naturalization, intellectual property law, and antitrust law. Stipends will be available to spring interns. Intern assignments will vary depending on the work of the Judiciary Committee each semester.
The deadline to apply for this opportunity is October 1, 2021.
- Researching policy issues under the committee’s jurisdiction
- Conducting legal research
- Attending briefings and hearings on the Hill
- Drafting memos
- Supporting committee counsels
- Supporting committee clerks and professional staff members
- Providing administrative support, including answering calls, delivering correspondence, and setting up the hearing room.
The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and
gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.
To learn more and apply, click here.