Internships

Our office is currently accepting internship applications for Spring 2020 in our Washington DC and District (Manchester and Dover) offices. Serving as an intern on our team is an exciting opportunity to work closely alongside staff and develop professional skills in a Congressional office setting. The ideal intern should be responsible, focused, enthusiastic, able to work cooperatively with Congressional staff, and possess excellent oral and written communications skills.  
 

Washington, DC

An internship in the Washington, DC office encompasses a variety of tasks and assignments such as answering phones, greeting visitors, giving tours, writing letters, and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to work with the legislative team and outreach staff to assist with legislation, special projects, writing, and/or research. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many functions of a Congressional office.

District

An internship in the district office encompasses a variety of tasks and assignments such as answering phones, greeting visitors, writing letters, assisting with community outreach, and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to work with constituent services and outreach staff to assist with casework, special projects, writing, and/or research. As a result, interns learn about all facets of a Congressional District office.

Apply
 

To apply for an internship, please submit your resume, cover letter, and one short writing sample (no longer than two pages) to Pappas.Internships@mail.house.gov with “[Last Name] [Location: DC or District] Internship Application – [Season] 2020 ” in the subject line. In your email, please also specify your dates of availability.