Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Internship with Senator Ed Markey

Job Description: The Washington, D.C. office of Senator Ed Markey is seeking qualified part-time or full-time interns for the Spring 2020 term. Interns will assist with legislative and administrative work by serving Massachusetts constituents, researching legislative initiatives and drafting replies to constituent inquiries. They will regularly be attending committee hearings, briefings, and meetings with legislative staffers, as well as assisting with a variety of legislative or press projects. Interns are assigned to work with senior legislative assistants based on issue interests or expertise. Paid internships are awarded to income restricted students or to those who may not otherwise be able to afford to live or work in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the internship program, and how to apply, please visit: https://www.markey.senate.gov/services/internships.

Requirements: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and should be responsible self-starters who possess strong writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Backgrounds in political science, international relations, environmental studies, and communications are all desirable but not required. Massachusetts ties are strongly preferred.

Application Due Date: Friday, November 29th  

Interested students should email their resume, cover letter, and short essay (if applying for a paid internship) to Paige Rodrigues at Intern_Markey@markey.senate.gov. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office at 202-224-2742.

[Students interested in earning credit for a Capitol Hill internship should check with their departmental or college internship coordinator to determine if they qualify.]