Revised: February 23, 2024 at 03:32 PM

The Senate Internship Opportunities Bulletin is published as a service to Senate offices choosing to advertise internship opportunities. The bulletin is revised in real time during business hours. For live updates, follow the Senate Employment Office on Twitter @Senate_Jobs.

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.

Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers.

230194 SUMMER 2024 SCHEDULING/OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP -

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) is currently accepting applications for 1 scheduling/operations internship position in his Washington DC office for Summer 2024. Responsibilities include working with the Director of Scheduling to track incoming scheduling inquiries, compiling data to organize information, and maintaining scheduling records. Additional responsibilities may include corresponding with and serving Massachusetts constituents by answering phones, giving Capitol tours, and organizing incoming messages, attending Senate committee hearings and briefings, and assisting with other administrative and legislative projects as necessary. All applicants must be proactive hard-workers with excellent time management skills and the ability to work under pressure. The DC internship program is directed toward current and recent undergraduate students. Backgrounds in public administration, business, management, political science, English, and history are desirable but not required. Stipends are available at a rate of $15/hour pre-tax to students who could not otherwise afford to live or work in Washington DC.

Interested candidates should send a resume, a summary of why you are interested in the internship program (maximum 500 words), 2 references, and hours of availability by March 10, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST to the DC application link: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/d8b03a5b-543a-4d00-bae9-78b98870d9ed/.

 Candidates from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Massachusetts ties are preferred.


 
230193 SUMMER 2024 COMMUNICATIONS/DIGITAL INTERNSHIP -

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) is currently accepting applications for 1-2 communications/digital internship position(s) in his Washington DC office for Summer 2024. Responsibilities include compiling daily news clips, maintaining and updating press lists, monitoring national, state, and local media, drafting and editing written materials, including press releases, op-eds, newsletters, and social copy, creating engaging social media content, graphics, and videos for the digital team and supporting the communications team with press conferences and live events. Additional responsibilities may include corresponding with and serving Massachusetts constituents by answering phones, giving Capitol tours, and organizing incoming messages, attending Senate committee hearings and briefings, and assisting with other administrative and legislative projects as necessary. All applicants must be proactive hard-workers—who have a demonstrated interest in press and/or digital media—with excellent writing, editing, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Ideal candidates can pay close attention to detail, multitask, and be a team player. Digital skills (i.e Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Canva, video editing, social media, etc.) are a plus. The DC internship program is directed toward current and recent undergraduate students. Backgrounds in journalism, communications, film, graphic design, and media studies are desirable but not required. Stipends are available at a rate of $15/hour pre-tax to students who could not otherwise afford to live or work in Washington DC.

Interested candidates should send a resume, a summary of why you are interested in the internship program (maximum 500 words), a writing sample (maximum 700 words), 2 references, and hours of availability by March 10, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST to the DC application link: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/d8b03a5b-543a-4d00-bae9-78b98870d9ed/.

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Massachusetts ties are preferred.


 
230192 SUMMER 2024 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP -

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) is currently accepting applications for 7-8 legislative internship positions in his Washington DC office for Summer 2024. Responsibilities include corresponding with and serving Massachusetts constituents through tasks such as answering phones, responding to inquiries, and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, assisting the Senator and staff in all areas of office operation, researching legislative initiatives and drafting replies to constituent inquiries, attending Senate committee hearings and briefings, and assisting with a variety of administrative or communications projects, including compiling press clips. All applicants should be responsible self-starters who possess strong writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Candidates should have a proven ability to work well independently and with others, and also possess strong task delegation and completion rates. The DC internship program is directed toward current and recent undergraduate students. Backgrounds in political science, international relations, environmental studies, liberal arts, and STEM are desirable but not required. Massachusetts ties are strongly preferred. Stipends are available at a rate of $15/hour pre-tax to students who could not otherwise afford to live or work in Washington DC.

Interested candidates should send a resume, a summary of why you are interested in the internship program (maximum 500 words), 2 references, and hours of availability by March 10, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST to the DC application link: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/d8b03a5b-543a-4d00-bae9-78b98870d9ed/.

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Massachusetts ties are preferred.


 
230190 LAW CLERK -

The Senate Committee on Finance Office of the Chairman is seeking a law clerk to assist the Committee’s trade team for the summer of 2024. Law clerks routinely assist with legislative research projects, hearings, and other substantive assignments and administrative tasks. Previous law clerks have worked on a variety of trade issues, including digital trade, customs, agriculture, intellectual property, World Trade Organization compliance, as well as labor and environmental issues related to trade.

Ideal candidates would be graduate school or law students with a demonstrated interest in trade policy. We are especially interested in candidates with experience relating to customs or digital trade. Although neither a salary nor expenses can be paid, often students are able to receive college credit for participating in the program. This position is set to start June 10th 2024, though this date is subject to change.

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Applicants should e-mail a brief cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number [230190] in the subject line and where the applicant found the listing in the body. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.


 
230188 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Senator Sherrod Brown seeks a Press Assistant to work with a fast-paced communications team. Duties include compiling daily clips and briefing materials, pitching events to media, drafting press releases and advisories, and supporting research and writing projects. Applicants must be detail-oriented, highly motivated team players who are eager to learn and handle multiple priorities. Previous internship or work experience in a Congressional office or on a political campaign strongly preferred. This job is based in Washington, DC.

The office is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages all interested candidates to apply, including women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line by COB on February 28, 2024.


 
230187 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS -

The Office of U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff is currently accepting applications for our summer internship in the Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, and Savannah offices.  

Interns will experience the legislative process firsthand and learn how the Senator and his staff engage with and serve the people of Georgia. Interns in the Washington, D.C., office have the opportunity to work with the press, legislative, administrative, and scheduling teams. Interns in the Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, and Savannah offices will focus on constituent services and learn how we support the people of Georgia.

The internship program welcomes both full-time and part-time students enrolled in four-year colleges and universities, postgraduate colleges, as well as those attending community colleges, junior colleges, and recent graduates.

For more information on how to apply for an internship, please visit our website at https://www.ossoff.senate.gov/about/jobs-internships/ . The deadline for Summer 2024 Internship applications is March 15.

No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to internship@ossoff.senate.gov.


 
230182 SUMMER 2024 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP - PAID -

The Democratic Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs seeks paid interns to work with the Majority Staff during Summer 2024. These internships, open to full-time undergraduate, graduate, law students, or recent graduates, provide an opportunity to observe and work closely with Committee professional staff/counsels on a variety of policy, legislative, and oversight projects related to financial services, consumer protection, housing, transit, community development, climate risk, national security, and other topics.  Interns will engage in legal and fact research, preparation for hearings and meetings, and support with necessary administrative tasks. The office is committed to having an organization that is reflective of and responsive to the needs of the diverse communities we serve. The office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations, and applicable federal laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, uniformed service, or disability.  Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes by emailing Cameron Ricker at Cameron_Ricker@banking.senate.gov. To apply, please upload a resume, cover letter, two academic letters of recommendation, and a professional letter of recommendation by March 17 via our legislative internship application portal: https://sen.gov/518V. Due to the high volume of applications received, please refrain from inquiring on application status updates.


 
230173 SPRING/SUMMER 2024 PRESS INTERN -

Senator Tammy Baldwin’s D.C. office is currently accepting applications for a Spring/Summer 2024 Press Intern. 

This is a paid position and candidates should be able to make a commitment to work every morning starting at 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM for a total of 20 hours a week. The intern’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to: media monitoring, clipping and captioning news coverage of the Senator, managing press lists, miscellaneous research, drafting press releases, and handling other press-related duties. Previous communications experience is preferred. Wisconsin ties are a bonus.

The anticipated start and end date is TBD on applicant’s schedule. 

Deadline to apply is COB March 13th, 2024.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter, and contact information for up to three references by completing the online application: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/1d3c54c6-8567-4773-be10-fb483130fb03/

This office is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations, and applicable federal laws and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status, or any other factors prohibited by applicable federal law. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.


 
230163 PAID SUMMER LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP 2024 -

The Office of U.S. Senator Tina Smith is currently accepting applications for our summer legislative internship in the Washington D.C. office! This is a paid position. Legislative interns are paired with a legislative staff member who matches their policy issue of interest, and will assist this staffer with policy research as well as attend committee hearings and other Senate events. Interns will be selected based on the quality of their application and demonstrated commitment to public service. College students and recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. Minnesota ties are preferred. The Senator’s office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability. The office encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter (indicating weekly availability), and three references (name and contact information including email and phone numbers) in a single pdf file to interns@smith.senate.gov by March 15th. Please format the subject line of your email "First Name Last Name – Legislative – Summer 2024.”


 
230162 PAID SUMMER PRESS INTERNSHIP 2024 -

The Office of U.S. Senator Tina Smith is currently accepting applications for our summer press internship in the Washington D.C. office! This is a paid position. Press interns are paired with the communications team where they will assist with compiling daily news clips, developing social media content, helping prepare online content, and other projects. Interns will be selected based on the quality of their application and demonstrated commitment to public service. College students and recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. Minnesota ties are preferred. The Senator’s office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability. The office encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter (indicating weekly availability), and three references (name and contact information including email and phone numbers) in a single pdf file to interns@smith.senate.gov by March 15th. Please format the subject line of your email "First Name Last Name – Press – Summer 2024.”


 
230160 PRESS INTERN -

The Office of Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) seeks an exceptional student or recent graduate who is interested in public service to serve as a Press Intern in our Washington, D.C., office this Summer. The Summer internship term is from May 2024 through August 2024.

Responsibilities include assisting with daily news clips, compiling news research, creating digital/social media content on a quick turnaround, monitoring and transcribing the Senator’s daily interviews with the press, drafting media advisories/press releases, maintaining press contact lists, and managing web content. The Press Intern will also provide administrative support by greeting constituents, answering phones, and giving tours. This position requires attention to detail, creativity, strong writing ability and grammar skills, and a willingness to learn. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Canva and/or Adobe suites and familiarity with social media is preferred.

Prospective applicants can apply here. No phone calls, emails, or drop-ins please. Applications are due by Monday, March 18th at 11:59pm.


 
230155 SUMMER 2024 LAW CLERKS -

Democratic Chair of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is seeking law clerks to assist the committee with its investigations.  Qualified candidates will be second- or third-year law students or graduate students and have a demonstrated interest in public service.  Candidates for this position must have superior organizational skills, a strong work ethic, and ability to pay close attention to detail, as well as excellent research, writing, and analytical skills.  Summer law clerks must be available to work full time for a period of 10-12 weeks. 

All candidates must have a deep commitment to public service and to protecting the public from exploitation, fraud, and abuse.  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.  Interested candidates should submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter with their Summer 2024 availability to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. 


 
230152 SUMMER 2024 STATE OFFICE INTERNSHIPS - VERMONT -

The Burlington, Vermont Office of Senator Bernie Sanders is currently accepting applications for summer 2024 state office internships. These paid full-time and part-time internships are tailored for recent graduates and current students at the undergraduate level. Duties include but are not limited to: responding to constituent requests for information and assistance, joining visits with Vermont organizations, helping organize and staff public meetings and events, and tracking local news stories. Progressive politics, familiarity with the Senator’s legislative priorities, and Vermont ties strongly preferred but not required. Interested applicants can find more information and the link to apply at: http://www.sanders.senate.gov/internships/. This office 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.


 
230151 SUMMER 2024 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIPS -

The Washington, D.C. Office of Senator Bernie Sanders is currently accepting applications for summer 2024 legislative internships. These paid internships are tailored for recent graduates and current students at the undergraduate level. Duties include but are not limited to: answering phones and processing voicemails, sorting mail and scans, attending hearings and briefings, drafting legislative mail, providing assistance to legislative staff, conducting rapid response, and helping with setup for events. Progressive politics, familiarity with the Senator’s legislative priorities, and Vermont ties strongly preferred but not required. Interested applicants can find more information and the link to apply at: http://www.sanders.senate.gov/internships/. This office 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.


 
230150 SUMMER 2024 INTERNSHIPS - HELP COMMITTEE MAJORITY -

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Majority office under Chair Sanders is currently accepting applications for summer 2024 internships. These paid and/or for credit full-time and part-time internships are tailored for current students, recent graduates, graduate students, and post graduate students. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in hearing preparation. Progressive politics, familiarity with the Senator’s legislative priorities, and Vermont ties are strongly preferred but not required. Interested applicants can find more information and the link to apply at: https://www.help.senate.gov/chair/internships. This office 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.


 
230149 SUMMER 2024 PRESS AND DIGITAL INTERNSHIPS -

The Washington, D.C. and Burlington, Vt. Offices of Senator Bernie Sanders are currently accepting applications for summer 2024 Press & Digital internships. These paid full-time and part-time internships are tailored for recent graduates and current students at the undergraduate level. Duties include but are not limited to: assisting with photography and videography, production of videos and graphics, compiling daily news clips, and drafting media content. Interns should have a working knowledge of the Adobe Suite, as well as creative drive to explore new approaches to digital storytelling. Progressive politics, familiarity with the Senator’s legislative priorities, and Vermont ties are strongly preferred but not required. Interested applicants can find more information and the link to apply at: http://www.sanders.senate.gov/internships/. This office 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.


 
230142 SUMMER 2024 LAW CLERKS -

Senator Hirono seeks law clerks for the summer to work with her Judiciary Committee team. Primary responsibilities include: preparing for legislative, nominations, and oversight hearings; legislative and legal research; and other responsibilities as assigned. Candidates must be strong writers, detail-oriented, able to work under tight deadlines, and able to handle multiple projects and short deadlines.

Candidates must be current law students and must be able to work full time (36-40 hours week) While some hybrid work may be available, this is an in-person opportunity, and law clerks must be based in or near Washington, D.C. for the tenure of their clerkship.

For more details and to apply, please visit: https://www.hirono.senate.gov/help/students/clerkships. Members of all diverse communities are encouraged to apply. 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.

Applications are due March 1, 2024 and will be considered on a rolling basis.


 
230141 PAID COMMITTEE INTERNSHIP -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Democratic Staff) welcomes applications for its Summer 2024 Internship. The internship provides an opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge on how a Senate Committee works to pass legislation, conducts oversight on federal agencies and programs, and implements policy. Preference will be given to veterans and others with demonstrated knowledge of veteran and military issues, but all applications will be considered. Applications can be found at veterans.senate.gov/internships and are due March 1, 2024.


 
230135 SUMMER 2024 INTERNSHIP - DALLAS, TX -

The North Texas Regional Office of U.S. Senator John Cornyn, located in Dallas, is now accepting resumes from college students seeking an internship for the summer of 2024. The internship program offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and valuable insight into Senate procedures in an office that handles a wide range of issues. Interns provide a valuable service that not only renders substantial assistance to the Senator and his staff, but often enables them to personally assist the citizens of Texas in a meaningful way.

The Senator’s Constituent Services staff, as well as his North Texas Regional Director, is situated in the Dallas office. The Constituent Services staff assists Texans having difficulties with various federal agencies. Interns primarily assist with clerical duties and their responsibilities include:

  • Computer data entry
  • Research
  • Drafting letters
  • Answering constituent phone calls

If you are interested in applying for a summer internship, please submit your cover letter that includes why you want to intern for Senator Cornyn, resume, and college transcript directly to Senator Cornyn’s Dallas office at: Dallas_Office@cornyn.senate.gov.


 
230130 SUMMER 2024 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP -

The Office of Senator Maria Cantwell is currently accepting applications for our paid Summer 2024 Legislative Internship in Washington, DC. Interns work with the Legislative and Front Office teams and should be prepared to work on legislative and administrative projects. Tasks may include but are not limited to: attending hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, answering phones, researching legislative initiatives, drafting constituent correspondence, and more. This position requires strong communication skills and attention to detail.

Washington State ties are strongly preferred. The Summer internship will run from June-August 2024 (with some flexibility depending on interns’ school schedules). Generally, interns must be able to commit to at least 25 hours per week (minimum).

Interested applicants should submit their applications here: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/e3252acf-4100-47d8-91d8-e878c7b7f3a7/. The deadline is March 17th at 11:59PM EST. If you have any questions, please contact our office at internships@cantwell.senate.gov.


 
230126 SERGEANT AT ARMS 2024 SUMMER INTERNSHIP -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms (SAA) is seeking 2024 Summer Interns. This is general administrative work supporting staff of the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms. Work involves performing a variety of physical and administrative support functions including providing information in person and on the telephone. Work can include updating databases, preparing correspondence, and processing forms and requests. Work is performed under the general supervision of an immediate supervisor, and is reviewed for quality and quantity of work performed and adherence to policies and procedures.

Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. All applicants must use the following link and follow instructions to apply: https://saa.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home?c=saa


 
230117 SUMMER 2024 LAW CLERK -

Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) is accepting law clerk applications for the Summer 2024 semester. Applicants must either be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program or have recently received a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred. Senator Padilla offers law clerkships in his Washington D.C. office. Law Clerks’ responsibilities will include conducting research, drafting memoranda, tracking legislation, preparing for committee hearings, evaluating court decisions and legal trends, and assisting counsel with Senator Padilla’s portfolio on the Judiciary Committee. Law clerks 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. The office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factors.

To apply, please submit, as a single PDF and in the following order, a one-page cover letter, a one-page resume, a three-page writing sample, and a current transcript to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. In your cover letter, please note (i) your approximate start date, (ii) your approximate end date, and (iii) your approximate weekly hours. Inquiries may be directed to internship_padilla@padilla.senate.gov. This is a position based in Washington, DC. Applications for the Summer semester will be considered on a rolling basis until March 1, 2024.


 
230108 SUMMER 2024 INTERNSHIPS -

The Office of Senator Tom Carper (DE) seeks exceptional students and recent graduates who are committed to public service to serve as interns in our Washington, DC, and Delaware offices this Summer.  The Summer internship term is from May, 2024, through August, 2024.

Interns in Washington, DC, are fully integrated into office operations. They work with the legislative staff to perform research, draft letters and memos, and attend hearings. Interns provide general administrative support by helping to greet constituents, answer phones, and give tours. Interns are encouraged to attend special events that occur in the Senate and the House of Representatives and will have the opportunity to explore the many monuments and landmarks of our Nation’s Capital. 

Interns in the Senator’s offices in Delaware work closely with staff throughout the State to develop a thorough knowledge of local issues and constituent needs.  Interns support office staff and answer constituent calls, conduct research, and monitor local news outlets for daily developments. State interns have the opportunity to attend events with Senator Carper, such as constituent events and town hall meetings.

Prospective applicants can apply at https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/680d9577-6d72-46e9-a1a3-f7d401d8a533/. No phone calls, emails, or drop-ins please. Applications are due by Friday, March 18th at 11:59pm.


 
230107 HEALTH POLICY INTERN/LAW CLERK -

The Senate Committee on Finance (majority staff) is seeking a health policy intern or law clerk to join the Committee’s health team for the Summer of 2024. Interns and law clerks routinely assist senior committee staff with legislative research, hearings, and other substantive assignments and administrative projects. Previous interns and fellows have worked on a variety of health issues, including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, judicial challenges of health care law, prescription drug pricing reform, and expansion of health insurance coverage.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates would be current graduate or law students with a demonstrated interest in health policy. Often students can receive college credit for participating in the program. This position will start in early June 2024, with some flexibility for a start date. In recent years, summer interns have received a stipend competitive with executive branch. Decisions on stipends for 2024 will be made once government funding has been established.

The Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Applicants should e-mail a brief cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number [230107] in the subject line.


 
230085 SUMMER 2024 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP -

The Office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) seeks interns for his office in Washington, DC for summer 2024. Responsibilities include answering phones, sorting mail, handling requests for flags and tours, and assisting legislative staff in research. Internship positions are full or part time. This position requires outstanding organizational abilities, strong communication skills, attention to detail, poise, flexibility, and an ability to prioritize in an extremely fast-paced office. Motivated, hard-working, and professional applicants looking to get a taste of Capitol Hill are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should visit Senator Coons’ website at https://www.coons.senate.gov/services/internships. Applications require a completed questionnaire, a resume, cover letter, and one brief (2-3 pages) writing sample related to your major. Our office offers paid internships to applicants with demonstrated financial need. Those who are interested in and eligible to receive a paid internship are required to submit additional application materials to help determine their financial need. The internship will run from May to August. Application deadline is March 18th. Delaware ties are preferred.


 
230055 SUMMER INTERNS -

New Mexico Senator Ben Ray Luján seeks interns for the summer in his Washington, DC office. This is a paid position. The internship program is a unique opportunity to learn more about the daily work of a Congressional office, including the legislative process, office administration, and constituent relations. Interns are not assigned full time to a specific staffer or office department, but rather perform a variety of tasks. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applicants with New Mexico ties are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of 2 references as one PDF attachment to internship@lujan.senate.gov by Friday, March 1st, 2024.


 
230043 SUMMER LEGAL INTERN -

Senator Warnock seeks a full-time summer legal intern either for his Washington, D.C. office or in a virtual role. Legal interns are responsible for assisting legislative staff with research and analysis for staff and the Senator. Interns will focus on issues under the jurisdiction of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees but may have opportunities to work on a broad array of other issues, depending on interest and capacity. Interns may attend hearings, meetings, and briefings and assist with preparing related written materials. This position would be composed of substantive legal and legislative work requiring attention to detail, excellent research and writing skills, and a commitment to the values of the office.

This office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex (including orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy) or any other factors prohibited by applicable federal law.

We encourage applicants from a wide variety of professional and personal backgrounds to apply, and prior experience with legislation or policy is not required. Applicants must either be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and transcript to https://airtable.com/appOxIkZB38LcXpMJ/shrngo6WGQeyUf3RA. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with priority given to applications submitted by February 11, 2023.


 
230040 SUMMER LAW CLERKS -

The office of U.S. Senator John Kennedy is seeking one or two Law Clerks to work in his Washington, D.C., office for the summer term.  Duties include assisting the Senator’s Judiciary team with constituent letter writing, legislative research, memo drafting, and preparation for upcoming committee hearings for the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  We are looking for a current law student that possesses critical thinking skills, discretion, timeliness, strong analytical skills, interest in constitutional and administrative law, and is able to work in a fast-paced environment.  The position can be between 20 and 40 hours a week based on the applicant’s current academic responsibilities.  A modest stipend is supplied for Metro use and housing costs.  Louisiana connections are preferred but not required.  Class credit may also be available. We are flexible on start and end date. Interested applicants should email their resume to senaterepublicanapplicants@gmail.com indicating the title “Summer Law Clerk” in the subject line.


 
229987 U.S. SENATE COMMERCE COMMITTEE – SUMMER 2024 LAW CLERK -

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) seeks a conservative law student to serve as a full-time law clerk for the summer of 2024 (May–August) on the Republican staff of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. The position will be on the Committee’s oversight and investigations team. Law clerks on the oversight and investigations team assist with conducting and memorializing legal and legislative research, drafting document demands and interrogatories to agencies and companies, tracking responses to those demands, reviewing document productions and responses to interrogatories, participating in briefings and interviews, and assisting with drafting written committee products including investigative reports. Applicants should possess exceptional written and oral communications skills and a strong work ethic with the ability to work independently. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis. A modest stipend is available for this position. To apply, please email a brief cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two references to senatecommercejobs@gmail.com indicating “Summer Law Clerk” in the subject line.


 
229866 SPRING 2024 LEGISLATIVE INTERN -

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy’s Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time congressional internship for spring 2024. Internship duties include researching bills, tracking legislation, attending committee hearings and briefings, handling constituent phone calls and other correspondence, sorting mail and providing support in all areas of the office to the Senator and staff. Legislative interns are paired with legislative staff members according to their policy areas of interest. Louisiana ties are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should apply by visiting Senator Cassidy’s website at https://www.cassidy.senate.gov/helping-you/internships. The internship will run from January to May.


 
229752 SENATE REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE TECH INTERN -

The Tech Intern position at the Senate Republican Conference (SRC) will assist professional staff in the SRC TV studio, radio studio, and off-site TV shoots.  This person will help set up audio and video recording equipment in and around the capitol complex.  The Tech Intern will also work within the studios on tasks related to TV and radio production services for U.S. Senators. 

Preferred Internship Requirements:

  • Experience working within a television, video or digital media production environment
  • Technical knowledge of TV and radio studio equipment
  • Must present a professional demeanor and be able to work and participate in a team environment as well as independently
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must have the ability to manage priorities, meet deadlines and work well within a multi-tasking environment

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and one short writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job title and referral number in the subject line.