Washington, DC and District Office
Congresswoman Terri Sewell is now accepting applications for highly motivated interns to join her Washington, DC, Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa offices for a full time, unpaid internship in the Spring of 2014. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional office, gaining valuable experience and knowledge of the United States Congress.
Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting Congressional Staff, preforming research, answering telephones, processing mail, data entry, and general office duties. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend special events, such as committee hearings, briefings and seminars.
Candidates should be proactive, professional, dependable, and have an interest in the legislative process. Qualifications also include excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and willingness to learn. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be enrolled in or have graduated from college, and be 18 years of age or older. Starting and ending dates are flexible.
Congressional Interns are unpaid.
Candidates with Alabama ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 29th, 2013. Please note which office you are applying for. No calls or walk-ins please.
Internships are open to all majors and designed for undergraduate students and recent graduates with an interest in public service.