Internships

Washington, DC
 

Paid Fellowship:
Scholarship is available only to CA-35 residents. Includes a stipend of $5,400 over three months.

  • Program is full-time (Mon-Fri) and runs quarterly (every three months), year-round
  • Learn legislative process first-hand by serving as Legislative Fellow to Rep. Torres’ Rules Committee Associate
  • Responsibilities include researching legislation, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, and giving Capitol tours
  • Additional opportunities include working closely with the Appropriation Committee and communications department to build specific professional skills
Please fill out the form here to apply for the Washington DC Paid Fellowship program.

 

Unpaid Internship:

  • Internships run year-round, and hours vary, but a minimum of 10-12 hours per week is recommended
  • Responsibilities include researching legislation, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, and giving Capitol tours
  • Specific press internships are also available and include working directly with the Press Secretary to develop and implement communications and social media strategies
If you would like to apply for an internship in our Washington, DC, office, please fill out the form located hereDeadline: rolling basis.

District
 

Paid Internship:
Scholarship available only to CA-35 residents. Includes a stipend of $2,000 per six weeks.

  • Opportunity available only to CA-35 residents who are college juniors and seniors
  • Program is full-time (Mon-Fri) and runs for (2) six-week session in the summer
  • Responsibilities include assisting with various constituent casework, working on District-based projects and events, answering phones, and assisting with media clips
  • Additional opportunities include working closely with prioritizing district legislative areas of interest with staff, and the Office administrative department to build specific professional skills
If you would like to apply for an internship in our Ontario office, please fill out the form here

 

Unpaid Internship:

  • Internships run year-round, and hours vary, but a minimum of 10-12 hours per week is recommended 
  • Responsibilities include researching legislation, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, and giving Capitol tours 
  • Specific press internships are also available and include working directly with the Press Secretary to develop and implement communications and social media strategies
If you would like to apply for an internship in our Ontario office, please email fill out the form here.

Qualifications

These internships are generally open to all students currently enrolled in a community college or a four-year academic institution, recent graduates, graduate students may also apply.

Candidates must be detail-oriented and self-motivated. Bilingual speakers and residents of the 35th District are encouraged to apply to unpaid internships.

This Office is an equal opportunity employer. 

Other Internship Opportunities

Congressional Youth Advisory Committee

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute public policy fellowship program page.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation internships page