Washington, DC

The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton provides seasonal internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students interested in gaining congressional work experience in her Capitol Hill Office, or in her Main District Office.

Responsibilities of congressional interns include but are not limited to answering telephones, opening and sorting mail, giving Capitol tours to constituents, tracking legislation, attending community events, assisting with constituent casework, coordinating press-related activities, attending hearings, and preparing constituent correspondence. These tasks give students valuable, direct interaction with the inner workings of Capitol Hill and the legislative process.

If you would like to be considered for an internship in Norton's office please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and at least one letter of recommendation to, with "Norton Internship" in the subject line of the email.

Please note that internships require a minimum three-month commitment, are unpaid, and require applicants to be enrolled in a post-secondary institution.