*Please note that Summer applications are now CLOSED. If you would like apply for a Fall internship, please do so by the deadline. *

Washington, DC

In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students and recent college graduates. All internships are paid and interns gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 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.

In Washington, DC interns' responsibilities will vary. They may be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.


In the neighborhood service center, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or work on District-based projects of importance. District internships are also paid. Hours will vary based on district events and meetings.


The Office of Congresswoman Tlaib is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity and expression, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Fall internships are from August-December Application deadline is July 16, 2021

Spring internships are from January-May  CLOSED

Summer internships for are from June-August CLOSED


To apply for an internship in one of our offices, please email a Resume and Cover Letter attached as a pdf file to

Please title the subject line of the email, “first name, last name, DC or District Office, Semester, Intern Application”

Subject Line Examples: Jane Doe, DC Office, Fall 2019, Intern Application

John Smith, District Office, Summer 2020, Intern Application