The Office of Congresswoman Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (WA-03) is seeking interns for our Washington, D.C. and District offices.
Interns will work in a fast-paced environment as part of a hardworking team dedicated to serving the people of Southwest Washington. Candidates should have an interest in the legislative process and civic service, possess excellent writing, research, organization, and communication skills, work well in a team environment, and have a general understanding of the U.S. system of government.
We offer both part- and full-time in-person internships and require a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for part-time interns. Internships are paid, depending on hours worked and funds available. Interns may earn college credit instead of compensation, depending on the requirements of their academic institution.
Preference will be given to current college students and applicants with ties to SW Washington and the Pacific Northwest. However, recent college graduates and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.
- Submit your information through the application form below.
- Additionally, please email your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (no more than 2 pages) in one combined pdf to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “[Semester] Internship: [Last Name].”
Semesters and Deadlines:
Summer Semester Application Deadline: March 31 at 11:59 PM PT
Fall Semester Application Deadline: July 7 at 11:59 PM PT
Winter Semester Application Deadline: November 10 at 11:59 PM PT
*Semester start and end dates are flexible based on each applicant’s school schedules and programs.
Washington DC Internship
Legislative intern responsibilities will include assisting with various administrative tasks, answering phone calls, writing constituent correspondence, conducting legislative research, attending briefings and hearings on behalf of the legislative team, compiling press clips, leading Capitol tours for constituents, and other tasks as assigned.
District Office Internship
In our District, office intern responsibilities will include assisting with various administrative tasks, answering phone calls, assisting with constituent casework requests and other constituent correspondence, helping staff community events, and conducting community outreach.