Internships in Senator Chris Van Hollen’s Capitol Hill, Rockville and Baltimore offices provide unique educational and professional development opportunities for students. In addition to general office responsibilities, primary responsibilities of interns include:
Capitol Hill: supporting constituent correspondence by mail and phone, attending hearings and briefings, researching legislation and policy initiatives, composing press releases, compiling media clips, and drafting memos for staff and the Senator.
Rockville/Baltimore: assisting with phone calls, supporting constituent casework, drafting correspondence to constituents and federal agencies and memoranda for staff and the Senator, and attending community events, meetings, and briefings.
This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team, to make a difference in the lives of others, and to increase one’s understanding of the operations of government agencies and the U.S. Congress. Interns will be paid.
Academic Year Internships (Spring and Fall Sessions)
To be eligible for an internship during the spring or fall sessions, you must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours/week for the Rockville or Baltimore office or 24 hours/week for the Capitol Hill office and be a high school junior or above.
Fall 2021 Internship Session: August 30, 2021 – January 14, 2022
Fall 2021 Application Deadline: July 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.