Legislative Intern

Legislative Intern

The Office of Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) is seeking motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individuals for a legislative internship in Washington, DC for Fall 2022. This internship will be an invaluable opportunity to dive into the inner workings of Capitol Hill and learn 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. This position may be in-person or hybrid, depending on the public health guidelines surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic at the time of the internship.

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

This position is available beginning early September 2022 through December 2022. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to the Intern Coordinator, Kriti Korula, at kriti.korula@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Garcia Fall Internship Application”. Deadline to apply is COB July 29, 2022. In your cover letter please indicate expected start and end dates, hours available to work, and if course credit is available for this internship. Due to the large volume of applicants, only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

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.