How do I find an internship?

Students are responsible for locating an appropriate internship and making arrangements for working with the agency.

  • Students may not use their current job for internship credit.
  • Co-op positions and jobs through the Federal Pathways program are eligible for internship credit.
  • Acceptable internships must include an appropriate public service content.

If you need help locating an internship, opportunities are available through:

  • Emails sent out by the Schar School Undergraduate Program.
  • Career Services, 3400 SUB I.

‘Which Way Is the Senate?’: What to Know to Land a Job on Capitol Hill is your one-stop shop for how to find and apply for federal government jobs/internships! The website includes application tips, sample resumes, and includes a unique “find your fit” section where you can learn more about different federal agencies.

The Congressional Research Service provides a guide to “Internships, Fellowships, and Other Work Experience Opportunities in the Federal Government.” This report describes Internet resources on major internship, fellowship, and work experience programs within the federal government.

Sign up to receive U.S. House of Representatives Capitol Hill intern announcements here.

Research tips for Staffers & Interns: This guide is designed for students seeking internships or jobs in the federal government.

All About Internships: Pointers on how to get an internship and make it an effective career-builder

Interns have also found jobs using these resources: