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.

City/State

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

Start Time

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Public Transit

Housing Provided 

Format

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