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Interns at the DC Office of Congresswoman Katherine Clark


The application review period for Summer 2024 is NOW OPEN. The Washington, D.C.* and District Offices are now hiring paid interns on a rolling basis until March 15, 2024 at 11:59pm or until all positions are filled. Applications are reviewed in the order that they are received. To apply, please fill out this form and email a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to

*Please note that the Washington D.C. office will be hiring in two sessions for Summer 2024. You may select your preferred session in the form below.

Internships run in Spring, Summer, and Fall, and are intended for current undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates. Candidates who do not fit these categories are encouraged to apply and to reach out to the appropriate office. All interns will work in person. Strong candidates should have the following qualities:

  • Strong oral & written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Comfortable assisting both constituents and Members of Congress

  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Solid work ethic

  • Keen attention to detail 

  • Basic understanding of the Congressional political process.

Washington, D.C. Office

Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering and screening phone calls, working with staff to research legislative issues, attending congressional briefings, assisting with administrative tasks, drafting constituent correspondence on a variety of issues, assisting the communications team with various tasks, and other projects as they arise. D.C. interns will also gain experience in the Leadership Office. Responsibilities in the Leadership Office include answering and screening phone calls, assisting with administrative tasks, helping with Whip-led events, and aiding the Member Services, Floor, and Communications teams with various tasks and projects that may arise. 

District Office

The District Office is hiring District Office Interns and a Digital Communications Intern. Responsibilities for the District Office Intern include answering and screening phone calls, assisting with administrative tasks, drafting constituent correspondence, assisting the district team, attending outreach events, and attending congressional briefings. The Digital Communications Intern will work with the Digital Communications Manager and have similar responsibilities, but with a focus on writing copy for ongoing newsletters, researching topics and new initiatives, and developing constituent and district-focused content for the web.

Congressional Internship Application Form

Note: Fields marked with an * are required.

Application Details

Preferred Internship Position

Select below your preferred internship position. If you are interested in only one position, please leave the 2nd and 3rd choice sections blank. Interns must work in person.

Although you may choose to submit an application, we are not reviewing applications at this time. The website will be updated when we begin application review for Summer 2024.
Session 1 runs June 3 - July 12, and Session 2 runs July 15 - August 30.
Please indicate your weekly availability (e.g., 35 hrs/wk, Mondays 9am-5:30pm, etc.). D.C. office business hours are M-F 9am-6pm with priority for full-time interns. District office business hours are M-F 9am-5:30pm, accepting both full-time and part-time (20+ hours) interns.
Additional Information

What are these options?
This is to help the constituents that are hard of hearing or that use a video phone to alert us to that fact so we can use the proper technology when we need to call them. The default option “Voice” is a normal audible telephone.

Emergency Contact Information
Academic Information
Please list attended schools, starting with your most recent institution.
Please include three references, including their names, relationships to the applicant, and their email addresses.
Application Materials

Please email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to with subject line "Last Name, First Name - Semester YYYY" (e.g., Doe, Jane - Spring 2024). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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