In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring
or summer semesters for college students. Although all internships in all
offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. 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 will 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
The deadline for Summer 2020 Internships is April 15, 2020.
In my Oklahoma office, interns may be asked to do a variety of tasks, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters, helping staff with projects, and assisting visitors. Internships could lead to possible college credit with approval from your university.
If you have any questions about the internship program, please reach out to my District Intern Coordinator, Ashley Wells at 918-935-3222.