In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring
or summer semesters for college students. All internships are paid or for school credit.
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, and 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. when not in session.
In Washington, DC, interns' responsibilities will vary. They will be asked
to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and
legislative staff, 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
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
We are currently accepting applications for our Summer remote internship program until April 15th, 2021. Interns will assist both the San Diego, CA and Washington, DC offices between the months of May and August. If you are interested in this program, please email a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample in PDF form to SaraJacobs.DCIntern@mail.house.gov
*Please note that we always receive more applicants than we can accommodate, particularly for the summer term. In order to build pathways of opportunity for students within our community, strong ties to the 53rd District and those without previous Capitol Hill experience will be given preference.