Internship Application

How to Apply for an Internship 

Overview

The Committee on House Administration Republican Office seeks energetic and self-motivated individuals with an interest in government and public policy, to apply for its paid, full-time summer 2020 internship program. The Committee on House Administration maintains jurisdiction of federal election policy and manages the day-to-day operations of the House of Representatives with oversight of several offices within the Capitol Complex, including the Chief Administrative Officer, Architect of the Capitol, Clerk of the House, House Inspector General, Sergeant at Arms, U.S. Capitol Police, and other legislative branch entities like the Library of Congress, Government Publishing Office, and the Smithsonian Institution. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phones, and providing support to all Committee staff. 

Responsibilities

Interns are responsible for both administrative and legislative duties. Administrative tasks include answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, entering data, and drafting correspondence. Legislative support includes performing research, drafting public statements, prepping materials for hearings, attending hearings and briefings, reaching out to agencies and other congressional offices, and a host of various special projects.

Fill out the application below to apply for an internship with the Republican Office by March 13th, 2020. If you have any questions, please email us at CHAInternGOP@mail.house.gov.

 

In preparation to complete this application please make sure you have a cover letter and resume ready (.txt, .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf). You'd also need names and addresses of 3 references.

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Applicant's Contact Information
Permanent Address (if different)
Applicant's Phone

What are these options?

Constituents who are hard of hearing or use a video phone have the option to choose TDD or VP based on the type of device they are using. This allows our office to respond to them accordingly. The default option "Voice" is a standard audible telephone.

Availability & Additional Relevant Information

Desired Internship Date: (Please specify your available start date and length of time available to serve as an intern.)

Please note, the Committee's Summer Internship Program requires full time availability.

Academic Information
If you are currently enrolled in College/University, please answer the following:
Short Answer Questions (300 words or less per response)
List of References
Applicant's Cover Letter and Resume:
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.

Your file size can not exceed 1MB. Documents must be the following file types: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, .txt

Mac users: Your document must have a file extension. Resave it using your word processor with the appropriate extension from the above list.

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