Legislative Internship

The Office of Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for a legislative internship position this fall in Washington, DC. This internship will be an invaluable opportunity to gain hands-on office experience while learning about the legislative process. Qualified applicants have strong writing and communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, a strong sense of professionalism and demonstrate a solid work ethic. English and Spanish bilingual candidates with Texas ties are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Drafting constituent correspondence on a variety of issues, leading Capitol tours, assisting legislative staff with research, answering and screening telephone calls, managing the front office, participating in hearing preparation, tracking media coverage, and other duties as necessary.


The position is available beginning in January 2020. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to ellie.valega@mail.house.gov with the subject “Spring Internship Application”. In your cover letter please indicate expected start and end dates, hours available to work, and if course credit is available for this internship.


This office is an equal opportunity employer: Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability military status, age, marital status, or parental status.