Internships

Thank you for your interest in the House Natural Resources Committee Democrats internship program. We currently have the following position available: 

LEGISLATIVE INTERNS

We are seeking full-time Legislative Interns. While working with the Committee, interns are provided the unique opportunity to learn and experience the Congressional legislative process. Applicants must be able to follow direction, work independently, possess clear and concise writing skills, excellent research capabilities, and exceptional interpersonal skills. 
 
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Research legislative policy issues
  • Attend committee hearings, markups, briefings and meetings
  • Conduct background studies
  • Perform stakeholder outreach
  • Answer phone calls
  • Sort and distribute mail
  • Compile data and statistics
  • Draft correspondence
  • Assemble committee documents
  • Track House floor proceedings

Committee internships run concurrently with college semesters and/or quarters; from January - April for spring, May - August for summer, and September - December for fall/winter internships. Our office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Internships are unpaid but may be used for college credit. Interns are responsible for lodging and transportation.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample addressed to Omar Toro. Title your email with the subject line "Legislative Internship Application" and send to nrdems@mail.house.gov. Please be sure to indicate which semester and/or quarter you are applying for. 

Please adhere to the following deadlines when applying for Committee internships:

Spring 2018 (Starting in January 2018): November 15

Summer 2018: March 31

Fall/Winter 2018: July 31 (Fall)/September 15 (Winter)