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Intern Picks: Congressional Internships

January 8, 2014

Every day, our intern Ashley gets a sneak peek at all of the new internships being posted daily on Each week she’ll choose a theme and highlight a few of the new internships she thinks are cool/useful/interesting.

By Ashley Calderon

A congressional internship is a mix of hard work, a desire for political expertise, and educational dedication. Congress members and  congressional candidates both depend on interns for a number of tasks, from administrative responsibilities like answering phones, letter writing, filing, and running errands to research and constituent assistance. Ready to leave your footprint? Apply for one of these internships below.

Congressional Campaign Internship
Brendan Boyle for Congress in Philadelphia, PA
Brendan Boyle for Congress is seeking interns to join their team campaign in Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional district Democratic primary. Interns will have the opportunity to work in a variety of capacities within the campaign while interacting with the candidate and senior staff on a daily basis. Apply now!

Spring 2014 Peacemaker Internship-Legislative/Political
Massachusetts Peace Action in Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Peace Action is a statewide membership organization working to develop the sustained political power to foster a more just and peaceful U.S. foreign policy. The Legislative Intern will focus on organizing support for a Budget for All resolution in the Massachusetts State House. Apply now!

Digital Marketing/Social Media Internship in the Political/Congressional in Mount Arlington, NJ is a website/application where Americans vote on bills in Congress. Interns will learn to apply their business plan through various marketing channels and gain exposure to executive level marketing principles. Apply now!

Congressional District Internship
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter in Manchester, NH
Interns will assist the district staff by responding to constituent requests, developing reports, and compiling research on targeted issues. The position will also include data entry and analysis, answering phones, conducting specific research, work on special projects and other activities. Apply now!

Political Fellowship
Illinois Senate Democratic Victory Fund in Chicago, IL
The Illinois Senate Democratic Victory Fund is in search for individuals to become one of our Political Fellows. Interns will have the opportunity to attend different events and meet directly with members of the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus. Apply now!

Search through more congressional internships here. Which types of internships do you want us to highlight next week? Let us know in the comments below.

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Lunell February 1, 2014 at 11:10 am

Hello,can u please high light any Criminal Justice, or International Justice, Juvenile Justice Research or Policy Internships. I'm currently in Grad school in MS, for Criminal Justice. I'm looking for paid internships in my degree. I thank you in advance for your assistance.


Synthia February 4, 2014 at 10:36 am

Lunell – great suggestion! We will let you know when we publish a new post about criminal justice internships.


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