Washington, DC Office
In the Washington, DC office, 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.
The Office of Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07) has Summer 2020 openings for full and part-time congressional interns for her Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented individuals with availability beginning in January. A preference will be given for those who can stay at least three months. Pennsylvania ties are a plus but are not required. Intern responsibilities include answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the Capitol, sorting mail and faxes, and assisting experienced staff with projects in diverse issue areas. Candidates should be outgoing and possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Candidates with Pennsylvania ties are strongly encouraged to apply.
TO APPLY, please e-mail a resume and cover letter including policy areas of interest, desired start date, and availability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07) is seeking a full or part-time press intern to assist a fast-paced press team in Washington D.C for Summer 2020. Intern duties include drafting press releases and advisories, drafting digital content, sorting press clips, and assisting the press team with a variety of projects as needed. The ideal candidate possesses strong writing skills and is passionate about public service. Adobe Premiere skills a plus. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their first year of college, who have Pennsylvania ties, and who are majoring in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Government or other related fields.
At the top of your cover letter, please indicate that you are specifically interested in the press internship. Please be advised that though this is a press-focused internship, regular intern duties will also be assigned.
TO APPLY, please e-mail a resume and cover letter including desired start date and availability to email@example.com.
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.
To apply for an internship in one of our District offices, please complete and submit the Internship form.