The DC office is currently accepting applications for Summer 2020. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Interested applicants should complete and submit the internship form below or email your resume and cover letter to Casten.Internship@mail.house.gov with "Summer 2020 Internship Application" in the subject line. If you believe you are eligible for financial assistance, please also explain in 2-3 paragraphs as to why you believe you should receive assistance.
No drop ins, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Full and part-time candidate with Illinois ties are preferred.
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 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 may 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.
My Glen Ellyn District Office is currently accepting internship applications for Summer 2020 with a preference for residents of the Illinois 6th Congressional District. District office interns will be provided the opportunity to assist the office in helping constituents navigate federal agencies ranging from topics like immigration, Medicare, and veterans affairs. District office interns will also be able to assist with staffing the Congressman at his events around the district and work with staff on various district based projects and events. They will also be asked to assist with office work including answering phones, drafting letters, and engaging with office visitors. For interested applicants, please complete the internship form below or submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Summer 2020 Internship."
To apply for an internship in one of our offices, please complete and submit the Internship form.