Internships in the House of Representatives
Devin Nunes - 21st District
you are interested in government or politics, or simply in search of
valuable professional experience, I invite you to apply for a student
internship in my Congressional office. Congressional interns are
provided a unique opportunity to learn about the federal government, as
well as our nation’s history.
As part of my staff, Washington D.C.
interns will witness first-hand the process associated with lawmaking.
They will also be afforded a variety of opportunities to attend events
with our nation’s leading scholars, decision makers and political
leaders. Responsibilities vary depending on the Congressional schedule
and may include legislative research, responding to constituent
requests, attending Congressional committee hearings, conducting tours
of the U.S. Capitol and performing general office duties.
interns, who can work in Visalia or Clovis, will witness the delivery
of services to constituents, intergovernmental relations, and other
field activities that are essential to my work in Congress. They will
also have the opportunity to attend local events and interact with
community leaders. Responsibilities vary but will include research for
constituents, assisting with Congressional events, and other general
All interns must be high school graduates
who are enrolled in or have recently graduated from an accredited
college or university. We are seeking applicants with a mature,
professional manner who are well-organized, efficient and
If you are interested in applying for an internship,
please fill out an application (download here) and mail
it to my office in Visalia.
Scott Peters - 52nd District
internships run throughout the fall, spring, or summer semesters for
college students. Although all internships in my offices are unpaid,
students gain invaluable experience in public service. The hours are
flexible to accommodate students' course schedules, but generally run
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is either in or out of session.
Deadlines to apply:
Spring internships: November 10
Summer internships: February 28
Fall internships: August 1
Washington, D.C. Legislative Internship
Washington, interns' responsibilities will vary. Duties will include
conducting legislative research, drafting memos, assisting with front
office duties, and performing basic administrative tasks. As a result,
interns learn about the legislative process and the many other
functions of a congressional office. Internship candidates should be
prepared to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
Washington, D.C. Communications Internship
interns work in DC alongside our communications team. Primary
responsibilities include: create social media content and graphics;
draft press releases and talking points; plan and execute DC and San
Diego press events; cut and edit videos; organize and track photos;
compile press clips and track coverage.
Candidates must have strong
writing and social media skills and demonstrate sound political
instincts. Please include social media/ graphic samples in
San Diego District Office Internship
In my San
Diego 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 responding to constituent inquiries. Interns may
also assist with constituent casework and District-based projects of
importance, with plenty of opportunities for community outreach and
Nancy Pelosi - 12th District
Nancy Pelosi's internship program offers college students and recent
college graduates a unique opportunity to learn about the functions of
the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as the Congresswoman's work
as the representative of the City of San Francisco (12th Congressional
District, California) and her role as the Democratic Leader.
internship with Congresswoman Pelosi presents a variety of
opportunities to participate in the daily operations of a Congressional
office, either in Washington D.C. or in San Francisco. Preference will
be given to residents of San Francisco.
General intern responsibilities include:
Responding to constituent requests
Attending Congressional hearings
Assisting with special projects, including legislative research
Other miscellaneous tasks, as required
the busy atmosphere of a Congressional office, it is important that
interns conduct themselves in a mature, professional manner; are
well-organized and able to take initiative, follow instructions,
perform well under pressure; and work well as part of a team.
internship is unpaid. Congresswoman Pelosi supports students requesting
credit for their internship through their school or university. The
deadlines for each internship sessions are as follows: Fall: July 15th,
Spring: November 14th, Summer: April 1st. Preference will be given to
residents of San Francisco. Please keep in mind, however, that summer
is a popular time for internships, and there is a limit to the number
of interns that may work in the office at any given time.
would like to apply for our internship program please fill out the form
below. If you have any questions regarding the application, you
can call David Silverman in Congresswoman Pelosi's
Washington, DC Office at (202) 225-0100.