The internship program is a wonderful opportunity designed to give students a chance to learn more about the legislative process and the responsibilities of a Congressional office through first-hand experience. Internships are available throughout the year in both my D.C. and 3rd District offices.
* Please note that 2018 is my last year serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. As such, this will be the final year for internship opportunities in my office.
** There are a finite number of internship spots still available for the 2018 spring and summer sessions. Details are below!
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D.C. Interns’ Office Responsibilities and Opportunities
D.C. interns are responsible for giving guided Capitol tours, assisting with legislative research and constituent services, processing mail, and other duties. In addition, interns have an opportunity to observe committee hearings on a variety of issues, attend an impressive speakers' series designed for interns during the summer, and accompany staff to various receptions hosted by trade associations in Washington D.C.
3rd District Interns’ Office Responsibilities and Opportunities
3rd District interns are responsible for assisting with constituent services and casework, processing mail, conducting research, and other duties. In addition, interns have an opportunity to attend events with me and my staff in Texas.
While exact dates of internships vary on a yearly basis, approximate dates for internships are provided below:
* The Spring session is more flexible, so please feel free to apply for an internship even if the session has already started.
To be eligible, internship applicants must be current students or recent graduates of a college or university. Applications should be submitted at least six weeks prior to your anticipated start date. Texas ties are preferred.
How to Apply
To inquire about internships in my D.C. office, please send a resume and cover letter to Amanda Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To inquire about internships in my Plano office, please send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Corder at email@example.com.
D.C. Intern Transportation and Housing
D.C. interns are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from Washington D.C., as well as their housing. After students accept a D.C. internship offer, our office will be happy to assist with further information about housing options.
For additional information, please contact one of my offices.
WASHINGTON, D.C. OFFICE
2304 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4201
1255 W. 15th Street, Suite 170
Plano, Texas 75075
Phone: (469) 304-0382