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Capitol Hill Internship Program

The Capitol Hill Internship Program is a competitive summer internship program that provides a stipend of $300 per week up to $3,000 for students able to secure a Capitol Hill internship provided the internship is unpaid and not for academic credit.  The application process is competitive and the application deadline is Monday, December 8, at 11:59 pm, on the BRIDGE.

Application requirements and details about the Program will be provided at the information session:

  • Oct 6: 5:00 – 6:00pm,  ELC 217
  • Oct 27: Noon – 1:00pm, ACWS 113
  • Nov 19: 5:00 – 6:00pm, ELC 217

Information Sessions with McAllister & Quinn (the government relations firm in DC that will work with accepted candidates to help them find internships on the Hill or in District offices – placement not guaranteed)

  • Nov 6: 10:00 – 11:00am, ELC 217
  • Nov 6: Noon – 1:00pm, ELC 217

Don’t miss a special Capitol Hill Internship Luncheon on Friday, October 17 at Noon in Willard Smith Library– past interns will share their experiences and it’s sure to be informative! Sign up on the BRIDGE by 10/16

Please Note: Prior Capitol Hill interns may not reapply to the program; however, students who have applied in the past to the Capitol Hill Internship Program but not been accepted into the program, may reapply.

For more information contact Marilyn Shull, Program Director, Bucknell Public Interest Program, at or 570-577-1238.

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