Revised: June 11, 2021 at 05:17 PM

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226524 FALL 2021 INTERNSHIP -

The Democratic Staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks applicants for a fall 2021 internship. Interns will work with staff teams to provide research, track hearings and legislation, draft memos, and take notes at high-level meetings. Successful applicants will have excellent research and writing skills, as well as academic or professional experience in international relations or a similar field. Hill experience and NJ ties are both a plus. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates are all eligible to apply. Law students may apply for a legal internship to work with the SFRC legal team. Normal work hours are 9am-6pm Eastern Time, Monday-Friday, and applicants must commit to a minimum of 30 hours per week during those hours. Those with full-time availability are strongly encouraged to apply. At this time, SFRC has not yet determined whether in-person internship opportunities will be available during the fall session. In your application, you may indicate your availability and preference for remote and in-person internships. Please note that an in-person internship will require you to be located in the Washington, D.C. area. This internship is unpaid, although a limited number of stipends are available to highly-qualified candidates who could not otherwise afford to participate in an unpaid internship. Please send the completed application form (, resume, cover letter, and an optional diversity statement, all in PDF format, to by 11:59pm Eastern Time on Friday, June 25, 2021. Only applicants selected for further review will be contacted by SFRC.


Chairman Jon Ossoff (D-GA) of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), the chief investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, seeks current law students for part-time or full-time legal clerkships for Fall 2021. The law clerks will participate in a variety of projects, including conducting legal research, drafting letters and document requests, conducting document review, and preparing memoranda and other materials for Subcommittee investigations and hearings. The clerkship provides a unique opportunity to participate in congressional investigations regarding a broad range of issues. Applicants must be self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized, detail oriented, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Applicants with a demonstrated interest in public service are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter that includes anticipated availability, a resume, and a relevant writing sample of no more than 10 pages. All application materials must be submitted by email, to, in a single PDF document by 6:00 p.m. EST on July 1, 2021. Please include the job referral number in the subject line of your application submission email. Law students interested in obtaining academic credit will be able to do so. The Subcommittee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Subcommittee strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


The office of Senator Jacky Rosen is now accepting applications for our Fall Internship Program! We welcome Nevadans or those studying in Nevada to apply for our Richard Bryan Internship Scholarship. In order to be eligible for the Richard Bryan Internship Scholarship, students must be a resident of Nevada or be enrolled in an accredited college or university in Nevada, and must have demonstrated an interest in, but not limited to, public service and the legislative process. Interns are also eligible to receive school credit. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Interested candidates please complete the internship application found at:

226445 FALL 2021 LAW CLERKS -

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is seeking law clerks for the fall of 2021 to assist his Senate Judiciary Committee staff. This substantive position offers law students a unique opportunity to observe and participate in the legislative process working closely with Senator Leahy’s Committee staff on a wide variety of projects and issues. Committee law clerks are typically tasked with conducting legal research, drafting memoranda and materials related to Committee hearings and votes, attending Committee hearings and executive business meetings, and providing assistance with other legislative, nominations, and oversight matters. The clerkship is open to current law students only. Law students with Vermont ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email resume, cover letter, two writing samples, law school transcript, and a list of three references to by June 15, 2021. Please send your materials as one PDF.