During CHCI’s paid summer and semester internships, promising Latino undergraduate students experience what it’s like to work in a congressional office, while participating in weekly professional and leadership development and civic engagement through community service.
GAIN LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. CHCI
Congressional Interns learn firsthand how the legislative system works, spending four days each week working on Capitol Hill. Usually, interns are placed with a member of congress who serves a district in their home state performing meaningful work:
- responding to constituent inquiries
- writing policy briefs
- conducting legislative research on issues such as education, health, foreign affairs, defense, science & technology, and many more
- attending congressional hearings and policy briefings