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U.S. House of Representatives Internship Opportunities

The District Office of Congressman Adam Smith is currently seeking interns for Autumn 2017. Priority will be given to students who apply by August 23rd. Candidates should have an interest in the legislative process, civic service, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and work well in a team environment.

Interns in the District Office have an opportunity to work in community outreach and constituent services. This includes working with caseworkers to help constituents with issues relating to immigration, military and federal agencies, among others. Depending on interests, interns also have an opportunity to participate in community outreach, attend meetings and events with staff and/or the Congressman, and assist with town hall meetings. Other intern duties are administrative: assisting staff with answering phones, data entry, scanning and/or copying documents, writing correspondence, etc.

Internships can be part-time or full-time. The position requires a minimum of 20 (part-time) or 40 (full-time) scheduled hours per week during posted business hours (8:00am to 5:00pm). 

Current college students will be given preference, but recent college graduates are also welcome to apply. Interns may earn college credit, depending on the requirements of their institution. Strong preference will be given to applicants with ties to the 9th Congressional District. Interested students should send a resume, writing sample stating why you are interested in the internship, and two letters of recommendation to:

ATTN: Lyndall Bervar
Office of Congressman Adam Smith
The Evergreen Building
15 South Grady Way, Suite 101
Renton, WA 98057
Phone number: 425-793-5180

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