All intern positions have been filled in my D.C. office for the summer.

The internship program in my District Office is currently still on hold.

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Qualifications and Job Responsibilities

Washington, D.C. Office

Candidates should have an interest in the legislative process, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and have an understanding of the American political system.

Interns will have a variety of daily responsibilities, including conducting legislative research, fielding constituent phone calls, and writing correspondence. Other duties include leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, assisting with office communications, and providing general administrative support. Interns will have the opportunity to attend briefings and committee hearings of personal interest and complete individual and team goals.

Current college students will be given preference, but recent college graduates are also welcome to apply. Interns may earn college credit, depending on the requirements of the institution. Preference will be given to applicants from the Pacific Northwest.

Internships can be part-time or full-time and usually run for four months, although the timeline can be flexible. The position requires a minimum of 20 (part-time) or 40 (full-time) scheduled hours per week during posted business hours (9:00am to 6:00pm ET).

If you have questions about the internship program, please contact my D.C. Intern Coordinator at Tanner.Dorrough@mail.house.gov.

Renton, Washington District Office:

Candidates should have an interest in the legislative process, civic service, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and work well in a team environment.

Interns in the District Office have an opportunity to work in community outreach and constituent services. This includes working with caseworkers to help constituents with issues relating to immigration, military, and other federal agencies. Depending on interests, interns also have an opportunity to participate in community outreach, attend meetings and events with staff and/or the Congressman, and assist with town hall meetings. Other intern duties are administrative - assisting staff with answering phones, data entry, scanning and/or copying documents, writing correspondence, etc.

Internships can be part-time or full-time. The position requires a minimum of 20 (part-time) or 40 (full-time) scheduled hours per week during posted business hours (8:00am to 5:00pm PT). 

Current college students pursuing higher education will be given preference, but recent college graduates are also welcome to apply. Interns may earn college credit, depending on the requirements of their institution. Strong preference will be given to applicants with ties to the 9th Congressional District.

 

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