In Congressman Baird's Washington, D.C. office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
In Washington, D.C., interns' responsibilities will vary. They may be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.
In Congressman Baird's Danville 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 event coordination. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on district-based projects of importance.
To apply for an internship in one of our offices, please complete and submit the Internship form.