The House Foreign Affairs Committee Minority Staff offers internships during the Spring, Fall, and Summer sessions. The Summer 2024 internship application will be closed February 29th.

The duration of the Summer 2024 internship will last from May 20th to August 9th. This is a paid internship.**

General internship
Interns will be responsible for providing staff members with policy and administrative support. Duties may include answering phones, compiling press clips, attending staff briefings, performing legislative and policy research, drafting memoranda and other written materials, and a variety of other tasks. Candidates should be team-oriented, resourceful, upbeat people who have skills beyond research and require little supervision. This internship is open to undergraduates (juniors and seniors), recent graduates, and Masters students. Minorities, women, and LGBTQIA+ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Legal internship
The House Foreign Affairs Committee Democrats is hiring a Legal Intern for the semester. This will offer a law student the unique opportunity to gain experience with legislation, policy, and Congressional oversight. Candidates should have completed at least one year of law school, have strong legal research abilities and written and oral communication skills, and be self-starters who take initiative. Minorities, women, and LGBTQIA+ persons are strongly encouraged to applyTo apply, please fill out the application here. Submissions will be considered on a rolling basis.

If you would like to be considered, please specify general or legal internship, and complete the application below.

If your application moves forward to the next round, you will be contacted via email, do not call regarding your pending application.

All applications must be submitted via the form below. Resumes or other application materials submitted through other means will not be considered. 

**To be employed by a House office in a paid position in the continental United States an individual must:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen;
  2. Be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B);
  3. Be (i) admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and (ii) have filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or
  4. Owe allegiance to the U.S. (i.e., qualify as a non-citizen U.S. national under federal law).

Internship Application

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