Internships

internship

WASHINGTON, DC

In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring and summer semesters. DC interns are compensated for their work at a rate of $15/hour, unless sponsored by an outside organization also compensating at a rate of $15/hour. Interns are expected to work Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM.

Intern responsibilities in the Washington, D.C. office will include:

  • Answering phones
  • Sorting mail
  • Researching legislation
  • Attending briefings and hearings
  • Drafting constituent letters
  • Administrative work as assigned

Interns will work with staff to serve the constituents of New York’s 14th Congressional district. Our goal is to provide each intern with a meaningful experience that will enhance their understanding of the legislative process.

To be considered for an internship in the Washington D.C. office, please send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and three references to NY14.internships@mail.house.gov. Additionally, in the subject line please include your full name and the semester you would like to serve in the office.

Due to a high volume of applicants, a response is not guaranteed. You will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview. No phone calls or walk-ins please. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, or socio-economic status. All are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Applications for fall 2019 internship program are now closed. The deadline for spring applications is November 8, 2019.