Internships


My office has opened applications for full and part-time congressional internships in the Fond du Lac and Washington, DC offices. Students interested in applying should be motivated, detail oriented, display a strong work ethic, and interact well with constituents. In addition, applicants should have a strong interest in the legislative process and the function of Congress.

Ties to the Sixth District of Wisconsin or the state of Wisconsin are preferred, but not required.

Washington, DC Office

In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring, or summer semesters for college students. The hours are flexible to accommodate students course schedules, but generally run 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session. A stipend is available for those interning in the Washington, DC office.

The duties of those interning in our Washington, DC office may include:
  • Answering constituent phone calls and directing them appropriately
  • Researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff
  • Attending congressional hearings and policy briefings
  • Answering constituent letters on various issues before the House
  • Helping the communications/press team
  • Conducting Capitol tours for constituents
  • Other projects as assigned by the staff
As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

Fond du Lac Office

In the Fond du Lac office, internships run throughout the fall, spring, and summer. Hours are flexible and will generally run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The duties of those interning in our Fond du Lac office may include:
  • Answering constituent phone calls and directing them appropriately
  • Assisting with constituent casework
  • Assisting staff with district responsibilities, including responding to constituents
  • Assisting staff at town hall meetings
  • Other projects as assigned by the staff
Please email resumes to WI06Resumes@gmail.com and complete the application below.

 

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