Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
In Congresswoman Lee's Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although all internships in all offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session.
In Washington, interns' responsibilities will vary. They will 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.
Fall 2014: Applications for internships in the district office are due by Friday, August 15.
In the Oakland district office, internships are available for fall, spring and summer semesters for students who are currently enrolled at an accredited institution who live in or attend school in the 13th Congressional District. Interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, drafting correspondence and providing constituent services. In addition, interns may assist staff in various constituent case work or on outreach events.
If you would like more information on Congressional Internships—please contact the office.