In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Internships in the DC office offer a paid, invaluable opportunity to experience the legislative process hands on through a variety of different responsibilities. These include speaking with constituents over the phone, processing and drafting responses to correspondence, legislative research for the Member and senior staff, assisting communications staff with press releases and social media, attending hearings and briefings for senior staff and for a semester-long policy proposal project you will complete while in our office, and running errands to support the staff as needed. 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.
In the District office, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on District-based projects of importance.
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