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Washington, DC

In the Washington, DC office, paid internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 8:30 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 congressional office.

The internship sessions are as follows:

Fall: Mid-August to mid-December (at least 24 hours/week commitment)

Spring: Early January to early May (at least 24 hours/week commitment)

Summer Session 1: Mid-May to early July (full-time, 40 hour/week commitment)

Summer Session 2: Early July to mid-August (full-time, 40 hours/week commitment)

Applications for our summer 2023 internship program are now closed. We will begin accepting applications for our fall 2023 internship program in April.

To fill out the internship application form for my office, click here.

Please specify which term you are applying for in your application along with your availability. In addition to this form, please send your resume and cover letter to Grayson Jenkins at


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 of importance.


Please submit all internship inquiries and questions to Grayson Jenkins at

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