Session: Summer 2011
Application Deadline: February 25, 2011
Program Dates: May 29 – July 30, 2011
Established in 1986, the CBCF Congressional Internship Program answered the call to help diversify our democracy by increasing the pool of talented public servants. This intensive nine-week summer program offers the opportunity for college students from across the nation to learn about the legislative process, leadership and careers in the policy making process. Interns work in CBC member offices, attend professional development events, and participate in leadership development projects. The program prepares young people to become informed decision makers and influential leaders who shape our world.
Interns will receive a $3,000 stipend
Housing at a local university (all expenses covered)
Interns may be eligible to receive academic credit at their college or university for participating in the program.
U.S. citizen or permit to work in the U.S.
Currently or recently enrolled in college full-time when applying for program
Demonstrated interest in public service, governance, and policy-making process
Congressional Interns are selected based on the following criteria:
Solid scholastic achievement
Strong writing skills
Community service contributions
Evidence of leadership skills
Quality of application and, in some instances, interview performance
The selection is highly competitive. Applications are submitted to CBCF and reviewed by a CBCF selection committee. Finalists are selected and notified by CBCF.
For more information, please call (202) 263-2800 or send an email to email@example.com .