Institution: United States Congress in Kentucky’s 1st District
Location: Washington DC and Tompkinsville, KY
Category: Paid Internships
Online App Form: https://comer.house.gov/services/internships
The summer internship application deadline has passed. We are currently accepting for the fall 2019 session. The deadline for the fall is October 31, 2019.
In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. The hours are flexible to accommodate students’ hectic course schedules, but generally run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In Washington, DC, interns’ responsibilities will vary. They may 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 congressional office.
In the 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 assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on District-based projects of importance.
If you would like more information on Congressional Internships, please contact our office.