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Congressional Internship

The Office of Congressman Jake Auchincloss offers internships through his Newton, Attleboro, and Washington D.C. offices through the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The Office of Congressman Jake Auchincloss’s Washington D.C. office and District Offices in both Newton and Attleboro are currently seeking part-time interns for the Fall of 2021. Internships are intended for current undergraduate students, recent college graduates, and students currently enrolled in graduate school. The Office will also host high school students in special circumstances.

District Office Interns are unpaid volunteers; however, students may be eligible to earn academic credit for their participation by working with the Office and their university advisors. DC Interns are eligible for a stipend.

General Internship

Qualified applicants should have strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks at once, a willingness to work in a fast-paced environment, and be comfortable assisting constituents. Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, a solid work ethic, and a basic understanding of the Congressional political process is expected.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: answering and screening phone calls, working with staff to research legislative and casework-related issues, assisting with administrative tasks, drafting constituent correspondence on a variety of issues, assisting the press team with various tasks, and other projects as they arise.

To Apply

All applications must be submitted through the online application below. Any application without a cover letter and resume will be considered incomplete. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and a staff member will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

Deadlines

Fall (September – December): August 20th

Spring (January – May): November 12th

Summer (May – August): March 18th

If you have any further questions about the internship program, please contact Hailey Reed in the DC office at hailey.reed@mail.house.gov or Makenna Cavanaugh in Massachusetts at makenna.cavanaugh@mail.house.gov.

This office is an equal opportunity employer: women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

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