Thursday, July 20, 2017
Fall 2017 Internship with U.S. Senator Chris Coons
The Office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) seeks unpaid interns for his office in Washington, D.C. for the Fall 2017 Semester (September-December). Internship positions are full or part time, but interns must commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week in the office. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, and assisting front office staff as well as legislative staff. 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 visit Senator Coons’ website at www.coons.senate.gov to apply. The application portal can be found under the tab “Services” and will require a completed questionnaire, a resume, cover letter, and one brief (2-3 pages) writing sample related to your major. Applications received by August 4th, 2017 will be given priority. Delaware ties are a plus, but not required.