Office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill

The Office of Congresswoman Sherrill proudly serves the constituents of New Jersey's Eleventh District.

A former Navy pilot and former federal prosecutor, Rep. Sherrill is a member of the House Armed Services Committee; the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and the House Committee on Education and Labor.


Washington, DC

Internship Description

Interns will have the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of the legislative branch of government through hands-on experience. Interns will assist the office achieve its goals by performing a variety of tasks. Some tasks may include: research on issues; drafting memos and other written documents; assisting staff on special projects; assisting staff with congressional programs; directing constituents to appropriate resources; and various administrative duties (answering phones, updating databases, etc.).

# of weeks

Required Dates

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Public Transit

Housing Provided 


8 Flexible 9:00am  5:00pm Yes No In person

Housing Information

There is plenty of summer housing available in and around the District. Interns can expect to find a reasonably priced lease or sublet for the duration of the internship.

Internship Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to balance competing priorities to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

Additional qualifications:

  • Passionate about public service

Writing Sample Requirement

  • 1-3 page paper of the candidate's choosing. 

Special Requirements

  • Vaccinations