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 5, at 11:59 pm, on the Bridge.
Don’t miss a special Capitol Hill Internship Panel Lunch on November 9 at Noon in ELC Arches Lounge. The following past interns will share their experiences
- Emily Cottle ’17 – US Rep Jeff Denhan (R-CA-10)
- Holly Grosholz ’17 – Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) & Sen Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
- Megan Ruane ’17 – Rep Matt Cartwright (D-PA-17)
- Luc Velazquez ’17 – Sen Richard Burr (R-NC)
- Carolyn Wan ’17 – Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA)
Sign up on the Bridge, Count Towards FYIS.
Representatives Emily Cunningham and Tim Bergen ’13, of McAllister & Quinn, will be on campus to talk about interning on Capitol Hill and the application process for selected Capitol Hill Internship Program candidates working with M&Q during the spring semester to find an internship on Capitol Hill or in District offices. Placement is not guaranteed. The info sessions are identical, and students need only attend one info session.
- Nov 3: 10:15 – 11 am, ELC 217
- Nov 3: Noon – 12:45 pm, ELC Arches Lounge
Application requirements and details about the Program will also be provided at additional information sessions (which also count towards FYIS) with Program Director Marilyn Shull which can be found on the Bridge.
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.