2022 Marisol del Carmen Rodriguez Congressional Fellowship

2022 Marisol del Carmen Rodriguez Congressional Fellowship

Marisol del Carmen Rodriguez was a faithful and tireless advocate of civic engagement. Marisol herself was afforded a public service internship that led to a lifelong commitment to the ideals of enriching and empowering all people in her community. Through this fellowship, Marisol will continue her legacy of service, education and a selfless dedication to the betterment of her community.

The Marisol del Carmen Rodriguez Congressional Fellowship is a paid fellowship program with Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia’s Washington, DC office. It is a competitive program awarded to outstanding students with a demonstrated interest in public service or public policy and strong ties to the 29th Congressional District of Texas.

The fellow will gain office experience while learning about the legislative process. They will work closely with staff conducting research, drafting letters, making cosponsor recommendations and preparing for hearings. Other responsibilities will include screening telephone calls, tracking media coverage, and other duties as necessary. This position may be in person or remote depending on public health guidance at the time of the internship.

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 are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The position is available beginning in January 2022. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and writing center to catherine.arjet2@mail.house.gov with the subject “Marisol Rodriguez Congressional Fellowship”. In your cover letter please indicate expected start and end dates, hours available to work, and if course credit is available for this fellowship.

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.