Revised: March 04, 2021 at 05:16 PM

The Senate Internship Opportunities Bulletin is published as a service to Senate offices choosing to advertise internship opportunities. The listing is posted online at www.senate.gov/employment and revised in real time.

The internship opportunities published here do not include all potential Senate internships. Each Senate office manages their intern program, and information can typically be found on their individual websites.

To apply for internship opportunities, please follow the application instructions at the end of each advertisement. Indicate the job referral number associated with each advertisement and submit a separate application for every internship opportunity for which you wish to apply.

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226219 LAW CLERKS -

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Office of Chairman Senator Gary Peters, is accepting applications for its Summer 2021 Law Clerk program. The law clerk program will offer students the opportunity to gain substantive legal experience while participating in the oversight, investigations, and legislative processes. Law Clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting policy and legal research, reviewing documents, preparing for hearings and markups, and drafting letters, memoranda, and other written products. Applicants must be current law students with a demonstrated interest in public service and the legislative process. Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process. Law Clerks will work under the direction of Committee staff. Law Clerks will: Participate in Congressional oversight and investigations; Conduct research on topics within the Committee’s jurisdiction; Provide technical and legal analysis of pending legislation; Assist with hearing preparation, including drafting witness letters, witness lists, materials for briefing books for the Member, and pre-and post-hearing questions. The Committee 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 Committee strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please submit your application along with a resume, writing sample, and transcript to this link https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/5d6b19c9-41b8-43f6-aaf1-9a69c183a813/


 
226202 SUMMER 2021 LEGAL FELLOW -

Democratic senator seeks a legal fellow to work on their legislative team for summer 2021. Primary responsibilities include supporting senior legislative staff in developing legislative proposals, working with constituents and stakeholders, tracking legislation, and drafting oversight letters and participating in investigations. Candidates should have exceptional writing and analytical skills. Current enrollment in a law school course of study or a J.D. is required, and demonstrated interest in working on policy issues – such as tech, telecommunications, antitrust, privacy, environment, trade, civil rights, racial justice, elections, agriculture, or other judicial policy issues – is preferred. Individuals affiliated with external and/or law-school-sponsored summer fellowship programs are eligible and encouraged to apply. The office also accepts applications from current law students not affiliated with a fellowship program. The Senator’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. The office is committed to inclusion and encourages all individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please submit a resume and cover letter to demlegalfellow2021@gmail.com by March 5, 2021.


 
226150 LAW FELLOW -

Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) is seeking a law fellow for the 2021-22 year to start in July/August 2021. Law fellows serve on the legislative team that manages the Judiciary Committee portfolio for Senator Blumenthal. Law fellows are responsible for advising senior staff and the Senator on legislative decisions, as well as drafting legislation, conducting legal and policy research, and composing memoranda on a variety of subjects. Law fellows, along with other members of the Judiciary Committee legislative team, will manage and oversee law clerks. Law fellows will also collaborate with staff members on issues and matters outside the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee, where appropriate, given the interests of the fellow and the needs of the office. Law fellows must be adept legal researchers and policy analysts. They must be able to write quickly and clearly, be flexible in adjusting to changing circumstances and legislative priorities, and be self-starters capable of taking responsibility for complicated, ongoing projects. Applicants must have a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred. To apply, please submit, as a single PDF and in the following order, a one-page cover letter, a one-page resume, a three- to five-page writing sample, and a current transcript to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. This is an unpaid position. The office is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team, is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until March 5, 2021.


 
226105 SUMMER 2021 VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP -

The Democratic Staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks applicants for a summer 2021 virtual internship. Interns will work remotely 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. 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. Due to the ongoing pandemic, interns will work remotely and will not be required to be located in Washington, D.C. 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 (https://www.foreign.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/SFRC_Democrats_Intern_Application.pdf), resume, cover letter, and an optional diversity statement, all in PDF format, to democratic_internship@foreign.senate.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Sunday, March 7th, 2021. Only applicants selected for further review will be contacted by SFRC.