Office of Congressman Ken Buck '81 (CO-04)

The intern selected to work for the Office of Congressman Ken Buck '81 will gain first-hand experience of what it's like to work as a public servant for a Member of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives. Due to the fact that Congressman Buck is an alumni of Princeton himself, he believes in fostering young talent and maintaining good relations with the University.


Washington, DC

Internship Description

Duties include answering the phones, sorting and responding to constituent mail, writing letters and press releases, attending briefings on behalf of staff, sitting in on committee hearings, and attending lectures with other interns on Capitol Hill. Interns in our office get to see how politics and policy work in Washington, D.C., and get to contribute greatly to the daily functions of the office.

# of weeks

Required Dates

Start Time

End Time

Public Transit

Housing Provided 


10 Flexible 9:00am  6:00pm Yes No In person

Housing Information

In D.C., there are plenty of intern housing programs. We can connect you with some of these.

Internship Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Writing Sample Requirement

  • One writing sample, no longer than 2 pages in length.

Special Requirements