The Office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) seeks unpaid interns for his office in Washington, DC for winter and spring semester of 2017. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, handling requests for flags and tours, and assisting front office as well as legislative staff. Internship positions are full or part time. This position requires outstanding organizational abilities, strong communication skills, attention to detail, poise, flexibility, and an ability to prioritize in an extremely fast-paced office. Motivated, hard-working, and professional applicants looking to get a taste of Capitol Hill are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send an e-mail to Kelsey_Daniels@coons.senate.gov with the subject line reading “Intern” and include a cover letter, resume, and one brief (2-3 pages) writing sample. Students should also specify days of availability. Applications received by November 22nd, 2016 will be given priority. Delaware ties a plus, but not required. Absolutely no walk-ins or phone calls.