In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Working in our nation's capital, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session.
In Washington, DC, interns' responsibilities will vary. They may be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.
In the District office, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or work on District-based projects of importance.
To apply for an internship in one of our offices, please complete and submit the following:
- Personal statement describing your interest in Congressman Keller's office - maximum 1-page typed.
- Two Letters of Recommendation (optional - highly encouraged)
Completed internship packets must be emailed to Alexandra Webb at Alexandra.Webb@mail.house.gov.