Congressman Kurt Schrader’s Washington D.C. office is now accepting internship applications for the winter/spring term. Interns have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a Congressional office and to provide assistance to the residents of Oregon’s 5th District.
Interns will be responsible for assisting the team with phones, mail, tours, flag-requests, and related front office duties. Additional tasks, including drafting correspondence, research projects, and attending hearings may be assigned on a case by case basis.
Applicants should be available to work part-time and least 20 hours per week. Undergraduate and post-graduate students are eligible to apply for internships in Congressman Schrader’s Washington D.C. office. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to enhance their network for post-graduate life. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants, students also have the opportunity to gain academic credit.
Ideal candidates are positive and energetic, have excellent people, organizational, and writing skills. The candidate should be eager to assist with the legislative and administrative needs of the staff. Oregon ties are preferred.