Intern Fall 2022

Intern Fall 2022

Fall 2022 Internship Posting

The Office of Rep. Lori Trahan is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2022 Internship program! District ties are preferred but not required. Candidates who demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment, and an interest in public service are encouraged to apply.

Internship hours can be flexible to accommodate students' schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m with the option of full-time and part-time positions. The position will be hybrid.

Fall 2022 Application deadline: August 15, 2022

General Internship

In Washington, D.C., interns’ responsibilities include answering phones, researching legislation, attending virtual hearings and briefings, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns will also assist in various administrative tasks as needed. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

 

Press Internship

In Washington D.C., press interns assist the driven press team. Duties include developing social media content, drafting press releases, sorting press clips, creating digital content, and assisting the team with a variety of projects as needed. Interns will work closely with communications staffers and learn about the press operation of a congressional office.

Candidates should have a foundation of technical knowledge on social media platforms. Experience in studying Communications, Journalism, or Public Relations is a plus. Submission of a sample graphic with application materials is recommended but not required.

 

District Office (Located in Lowell, MA)

In the District, intern responsibilities include answering phones, answering constituent letters on various issues, assisting with resolving constituent casework, researching daily press clips, and drafting memos as needed. Interns will gain a comprehensive knowledge of Massachusetts’ 3rd District, as well as the services the District Office provides.

Internship hours can be flexible to accommodate schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m with the option of full-time and part-time positions.

 

To Apply

You may only apply to one office each session. Previous applicants are encouraged to re-apply. All applications must be submitted through the online application:

https://trahan.house.gov/forms/internships/

In addition to the online application, please email your Cover Letter (PDF) & Resume (PDF) to the following :

D.C. Office-General Internship & District Office Internship: Alex Eliasen (Alexander.Eliasen@mail.house.gov)

D.C. Office-Press Internship: Katie Petersen (Katie.Petersen@mail.house.gov)

 

The office is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.


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