The Office of Congresswoman Deb Haaland is in search of an undergraduate student, or recent graduate for a paid internship program in our Washington, D.C. office for the Spring 2020. Our internship program will provide students with first-hand experience of the operations of a congressional office. Priority will be given to applicants from New Mexico’s First District who are eligible for the Pell Grant or who otherwise can demonstrate financial need. Our office is committed to maintaining an environment of mutual respect where opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, or experience. Diversity and inclusion among our staff are critical to our success and we seek to recruit and develop the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Applicants should be available for a minimum of 10 weeks and a maximum of up to 16 weeks between January and May 2020. Office hours are from 9 AM to 6 PM. To apply, please submit the attached form, along with your resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 case work or work on District-based projects of importance.
To apply for an internship in one of our offices, please complete and submit the Internship form.