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 RepClarkInternships@mail.house.gov.
*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.
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.