In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. In the DC office, monthly stipends will be offered and 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 include scheduling and leading Capitol tours, managing our constituent mail program, answering phones, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings and answering 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.
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.