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U.S. Senate Internships

Massachusetts - Edward Markey
https://www.markey.senate.gov/services/internships

Intern in Senator Markey's Washington D.C. Office

Senator Markey’s Washington, DC Office is no longer accepting applications for Summer 2017. We are starting to accept applications for Fall 2017 on a rolling basis.

Qualifications:  Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and should be responsible self-starters who possess strong writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Backgrounds in political science, international relations, environmental studies, and communications are all desirable but not required. Massachusetts ties are strongly preferred.
Commitment & Credit:  Internship opportunities are available on a full-time or part-time basis and applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as spaces are filled on a rolling basis.  School credit is possible for all internships if arranged and approved by the intern’s respective college or university.
Intern Responsibilties Include:
-Assisting the Senator and staff in all areas of the office operation.
-Interacting with and serving Massachusetts constituents
-Researching legislative initiatives and drafting replies to constituent inquiries; attending committee hearings and briefings; and assisting with a variety of legislative or press projects.  
-Handling intake of new constituent casework issues, contacting federal agencies on behalf of constituents and relaying responses and completing research projects.
Interns are assigned to work with senior legislative assistants based on issue interests or expertise.  The office seeks interns to work on a variety of issues, particularly Health Care, Education, Foreign Policy and Environmental Policy, but we welcome interns of all issue interests who possess a strong passion for public service.  
Interested students should send their resume along with a cover letter to Intern_Markey@markey.senate.gov.

Massachusetts - Elizabeth Warren
https://www.warren.senate.gov/?p=internships

Full- and part-time internships are available in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. during the Spring and Fall semesters, and during two summer sessions. Interns will perform a variety of duties, including conducting research for the legislative staff, communicating with constituents, and assisting in the administrative operations of our office. Interns in the Washington, DC office will also assist with tours for visiting constituents, attend briefings and hearings, and supporting the press staff. Students who are not receiving academic credit or outside funding for their internships may be eligible to receive stipends from our office.

If you are interested in an internship with our office, please complete the intial step by completing the form below. To complete the application, a cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation, and 1-2 page writing sample must also be submitted to our office at internships@warren.senate.gov.


Colorado - Michael Bennet
https://www.bennet.senate.gov/?p=internships

Our office has a competitive internship program for college students, college graduates, and graduate students in Michael's Washington and Colorado offices. These structured internships will provide the opportunity to learn about the role of a Senatorial office while enabling those who participate to be of service to their community.
To apply, you must complete the online application form, which requires the following: Completed questionnaire, Resume, Letter of recommendation and Writing sample.
Each candidate is required to commit to at least 16 hours per week.
Colorado Offices - Internships in one of Michael's eight Colorado offices are available for college students, college graduates, and graduate students. Exemplary college students will be chosen to assist with a variety of duties including constituent services, community outreach and special projects. A variety of administrative tasks are required such as greeting visitors, answering phones, and filing. Internships are on a voluntary basis; no stipend is provided.
Washington Office - Internships in Michael's Capitol Hill office are available to college students, college graduates, and graduate students. The internships will consist of a combination of legislative and administrative work. The function of the Washington office is to serve the needs of Michael's legislative priorities. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in a host of activities such as assisting with legislative research, writing responses to constituent inquiries, attending committee hearings and preparing other briefs on Senate activities. Various administrative tasks such as greeting guests and appointments, answering phones, and filing are also part of the internship. Internships are on a voluntary basis; no stipend is provided.