In both our Houston and Washington, DC offices, there are 3 sessions for internships: spring, summer, and fall. Internships are targeted to college students and recently graduated students looking to gain experience in and learn more about a congressional office. Paid internships are available in both offices.
The dates of our 2020 internships are: January 6- May 22 (spring), June 1- August 21 (summer), and September 8-December 11 (fall). Dates will change each calendar year. Exact start and end dates, as well as day-to-day hours, can be flexible to accommodate course schedules, if needed.
The following are the internship application deadlines:
Summer 2020: Applications for summer internships are now closed.
Fall 2020: Applications for fall internships are due July 31, 2020 by 5:00 P.M. ET.
In Washington, DC, interns are asked to assist with answering phones, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House, among other relevant day-to-day tasks.
In the Houston office, interns are asked to assist with media clips, constituent case work, district-based events, answering phones, and writing letters, among other relevant day-to-day tasks.